Recipes: Use These

Canonical good practices that consistently work in nearly all large scale knowledgework contexts.

Download the Boardwalk: Standard Work for Managers

Download the Boardwalk Template Based on real life situations, and tweaked for the taster workshop that Håkan Forss and I designed and ran at Lean Agile Scotland 2014, here is the standard work template we use for Gemba management. Download PDF: Boardwalk Template...

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New Download: A3 Template & Guidance

In advance of my A3 sessions at Lean Agile Scotland next week, I've published the A3 template I'll be using, plus guidance in using it. This template and guidance has evolved in real world usage over the last four years or more with many teams doing both development...

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Helping Roles: The Consultant

The Consultant role is one of exerting influence to change the what of operations, limited to areas where you have been asked to help. Gaining the sponsorship to fix the right problem is important, as is gaining the credibility needed for influence. This is a...

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Helping Roles: The Contractor

The role of a Contractor is to provide extra skilled capacity at short notice. The change you bring is to tidy up how the work is done, chiefly by example. Proactively expanding beyond that is a direct route to frustration and broken client relationships. This is a...

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Download the Boardwalk: Standard Work for Managers

Download the Boardwalk Template Based on real life situations, and tweaked for the taster workshop that Håkan Forss and I designed and ran at Lean Agile Scotland 2014, here is the standard work template we use for Gemba management. Download PDF: Boardwalk Template...

read more

New Download: A3 Template & Guidance

In advance of my A3 sessions at Lean Agile Scotland next week, I've published the A3 template I'll be using, plus guidance in using it. This template and guidance has evolved in real world usage over the last four years or more with many teams doing both development...

read more

Helping Roles: The Consultant

The Consultant role is one of exerting influence to change the what of operations, limited to areas where you have been asked to help. Gaining the sponsorship to fix the right problem is important, as is gaining the credibility needed for influence. This is a...

read more

Helping Roles: The Contractor

The role of a Contractor is to provide extra skilled capacity at short notice. The change you bring is to tidy up how the work is done, chiefly by example. Proactively expanding beyond that is a direct route to frustration and broken client relationships. This is a...

read more

Download the Boardwalk: Standard Work for Managers

Download the Boardwalk Template Based on real life situations, and tweaked for the taster workshop that Håkan Forss and I designed and ran at Lean Agile Scotland 2014, here is the standard work template we use for Gemba management. Download PDF: Boardwalk Template...

read more

New Download: A3 Template & Guidance

In advance of my A3 sessions at Lean Agile Scotland next week, I've published the A3 template I'll be using, plus guidance in using it. This template and guidance has evolved in real world usage over the last four years or more with many teams doing both development...

read more

Helping Roles: The Consultant

The Consultant role is one of exerting influence to change the what of operations, limited to areas where you have been asked to help. Gaining the sponsorship to fix the right problem is important, as is gaining the credibility needed for influence. This is a...

read more

Helping Roles: The Contractor

The role of a Contractor is to provide extra skilled capacity at short notice. The change you bring is to tidy up how the work is done, chiefly by example. Proactively expanding beyond that is a direct route to frustration and broken client relationships. This is a...

read more