Quick Tip: Coaches Hold Back!

As a Lean/Agile coach, I want my team members to take turns running all the key ceremonies; Standup, CFD, Retrospective, Planning Poker and so on. It works better that way. It’s like my mother always told us kids: Family Hold Back to let the guests go first.

Learning A3 For Lean/Agile Coaches

A3 is a powerful improvement method, founded on a structured thinking process, errorproofed using a semi-formal report format. It is effective as the framework of Improvement Kata, and is the engine driving improvements through the Everyday Lean Model. This is a...

Single Minute Enterprise Deploy: A Gamechanger

Being able to rapidly deploy code through environments to production is a gamechanger in enabling business capability and delivering business value. There are lessons and concepts used in classic Lean manufacturing we can learn to help us get there. By significantly...

Mini-Poster Downloads

Mini-Poster Downloads I’ve created a set of mini-posters, carrying the primary message of Everyday Lean, yours for the downloading, inspired by a story in “The Toyota Way”. As well as the message that effective Lean depends on small improvements carried out frequently, it...