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Excessive Inventory

April 6, 2015 admin 0

A factory may keep an inventory of parts or products in order to rapidly meet customer orders. However, lean thinking tells us to be very […]

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Why Study Lean?

April 6, 2015 admin 0

Frequently when I am describing Agile, people will want to argue about specific practices. Their natural inclination is to skip agile practices they don’t really […]

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The Waste of Overproduction

April 6, 2015 admin 0

Taiichi Ohno created seven different categories to help workers identify and understand waste in manufacturing. We are using these waste categories to think about waste […]

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The Lean Startup

April 2, 2015 admin 0

There are now hundreds of books on agile. But which ones are best for really capturing the big picture? Which books do I encourage everyone […]

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The 1% Solution

March 19, 2015 admin 0

Kyle Griffin sometimes calls his philosophical view of the world “humilitancy,” capturing the idea that one needs to be militant in their humility. We have […]

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Agile in Context

March 11, 2015 admin 0

Organizations have successfully addressed two significant challenges for centuries. How do we: Improve Efficiency and Speed: Do more, faster, with less money. Coordinate Larger Groups: […]

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Fluid Agile and Ceremony

February 23, 2015 admin 0

Fluid Agile describes behaviors expected of agile participants primarily in terms of ceremony. A ceremony in fluid agile is a structured interaction involving two or […]