In a world where we have so much information at our fingertips, it’s easy to get caught up in chasing shiny objects. How can you get ahead of opportunities instead of chasing them?
“Reduce Variation!” For years Six Sigma and the Reductionists have drilled this mantra into the minds of Corporate Process Improvement people. But is variation always a bad thing?
Why are short cycles so effective for improving productivity? Is it just the same work with smaller tasks in between? Is it so that your boss can micromanage you? Let’s dig in and find out.
You may be wondering how exactly to implement WIP (Work in Progress) Limits. Let's dig into 3 great practices to get you started.
Limiting WIP (work in progress) is probably the most counter-intuitive, culture challenging optimization out there. And it’s also the most effective. Find out why and what you can do about it.