January 2017

    All Problem Solvers Must...?


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    All Problem Solvers Must...?
    February 1, 2017 - What must all problem solvers do? That's what we asked in a recent email survey for summit attendees. Here's what you all said, and don't forget to leave a comment with other thoughts!

    Top Reasons to Consider a Digital 5S Tool


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    Top Reasons to Consider a Digital 5S Tool
    January 31, 2017 - The 5S technique is part of a broader set of management practices known as visual management or visual control. Although these tools are often used by organizations that employ the Lean management or the Toyota Production System, they can be used...

    How to Manage Your Improvement Metrics More Effectively and Efficiently


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    How to Manage Your Improvement Metrics More Effectively and Efficiently
    January 31, 2017 - When used correctly, data can help an organization in their improvement process, guiding and shaping each step to make sure no resources are wasted. However when not used correctly, or when collected but not used at all, data can become a drain on...

    Variation and a Playbook for Organizations


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    Variation and a Playbook for Organizations
    January 31, 2017 - As superbowl excitement rises, lessons can be learned from a team like the Patriots. They have the most systemic approach to football of any team and their consistent choice of players that other teams reject shows their dependence on their...

    Cartwheels


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    January 31, 2017 - Most often when we think of a wheel, it’s in the context of transportation, one of the more obvious and ever-present of the 7 wastes.   In fact, the first likely use of a wheel and axle was not for transport but for processing...

    How to Create a Control Chart for Managing Performance Metrics


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    How to Create a Control Chart for Managing Performance Metrics
    January 31, 2017 - Recently, I presented a webinar titled "How to Manage Your Improvement Metrics More Efficiently and Effectively." You can watch the recording and see the slides here. In the webinar, I explained how to use simple, but effective statistical methods...

    Picturing trade in a world of lean enterprises


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    Picturing trade in a world of lean enterprises
    January 31, 2017 - WOMACK'S YOKOTEN – Between the upcoming Brexit negotiations and the protectionist stance of the new US Administration, trade is making the headlines once again. But what would trade look like in a world of lean organizations?

    Planning Meetings Around A3s


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    Planning Meetings Around A3s
    January 31, 2017 - "How many times have you sat in a meeting to discuss solving a pressing, urgent or serious problem – and yet a full hour later find that you’ve gotten nowhere?" asks Andrew Quibell. He's been in that situation more times than he cares to...

    The Future Is Now: Improve the Future via Strategy Dynamics


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    January 30, 2017 - Have you heard of Strategy Dynamics?  Most people haven’t. Strategy Dynamics is a framework to explain our current performance–and to develop and execute strategies for improving our future performance of our organization....

    The Takata Scandal and the Value of Diversity


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    The Takata Scandal and the Value of Diversity
    January 30, 2017 - The problem is not with any specific culture — all of which have their advantages and disadvantages — but with a lack of diversity. After all, it’s easier to fall prey to groupthink when you’re part of a uniform group.read...

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