August 2017

    GA 178 | How to Apply Lean and Agile to Software Development with Liam Brien and Greg Zimmer


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    August 31, 2017 - This week's guests are Liam Brien and Greg Zimmer. Liam and Greg shared how they use both lean and agile in the software development space. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you'll learn: The...

    GA 178 | How to Apply Lean and Agile to Software Development with Liam Brien and Greg Zimmer


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    GA 178 | How to Apply Lean and Agile to Software Development with Liam Brien and Greg Zimmer
    August 31, 2017 - This week’s guests are Liam Brien and Greg Zimmer. Liam and Greg shared how they use both lean and agile in the software development space. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.In this episode you’ll...

    This Area Closed to Improvement


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    This Area Closed to Improvement
    August 28, 2017 - An organization I visited recently surprised me. They are on a long-running and successful continuous improvement journey. They do many things right. They recognize where they have gaps and are open to outside help. And yet they have chosen to not...

    Questions from a Gemba Academy Subscriber


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    Questions from a Gemba Academy Subscriber
    August 25, 2017 - When customers start a subscription with Gemba Academy we like to start with discussion about how we can help them meet their Lean goals.A recent new customer was very well prepared for our conversation and had four prepared questions for me....

    GA 177 | How to Think Like Toyota with Tracey and Ernie Richardson


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    August 24, 2017 - This week's guests are Tracey and Ernie Richardson. Tracey and Ernie talked about their new book The Toyota Engagement Equation and about their personal lean journeys. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this...

    GA 177 | How to Think Like Toyota with Tracey and Ernie Richardson


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    GA 177 | How to Think Like Toyota with Tracey and Ernie Richardson
    August 24, 2017 - This week’s guests are Tracey and Ernie Richardson. Tracey and Ernie talked about their new book The Toyota Engagement Equation and about their personal lean journeys. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.In this...

    GA 176 | How to Be a Transformative Leader with Amir Ghannad


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    August 17, 2017 - This week's guest is Amir Ghannad, author and leadership specialist. Amir talked about his book, The Transformative Leader, and explained the differences between change and transformation. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download...

    GA 176 | How to Be a Transformative Leader with Amir Ghannad


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    GA 176 | How to Be a Transformative Leader with Amir Ghannad
    August 17, 2017 - This week’s guest is Amir Ghannad, author and leadership specialist. Amir talked about his book, The Transformative Leader, and explained the differences between change and transformation. An MP3 version of this episode is available for...

    What Lean Leaders Can Learn from the Humanities


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    What Lean Leaders Can Learn from the Humanities
    August 14, 2017 - Leaders in business tend to come with educational backgrounds in finance, business, engineering, medicine or law. It is less common that they bring backgrounds in literature, philosophy, the liberal arts. These fields are viewed as less useful in...

    Walking (and Swimming, Biking, Running) the Talk


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    Walking (and Swimming, Biking, Running) the Talk
    August 11, 2017 - Many of you know Paul Akers of Fastcap.  He’s a very passionate lean practitioner, and Gemba Academy has several videos where we talk to him and tour his company.Almost two years ago I was talking to him and he told me how he, in his...

Steven Bonacorsi

Steven Bonacorsi is the Founder of the Lean Six Sigma Group, President of ISLSS, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Steven Bonacorsi, President at the International Standard for Lean Six Sigma (ISLSS)
- Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma Methodology.
- Expert in Kaizen event for rapid project execution.
- Certified PMP (Project Management Professional)
- Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters in Computer Information Systems (MS-CIS)
- Numerous IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of Professional Business Consulting experience at the C-Level.
Executive Master Black Belt leading $ billion business transformation projects globally in multiple Industries. I am a leader who delivers results.