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Lean Lessons from COVID

You may recognize the quote from Friedrich Nietzsche – or more recently from Kelly Clarkson 🙂 “What doesn’t kill you makes your stronger.” I’ve..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, GBMP, kaizen on December 30 , 2021.

IoT, Industry 4.0 & 21st Century Lean

Just two days to go before our 16th Annual Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference, an opportunity for all of us to put aside the tactical realities of..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, kanban, continuous improvement, kaizen on October 05 , 2020.

Standard Units

“What’s measured improves.” So said famed management consultant and author, Peter Drucker. Assuming we are measuring the right things, how do..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, kanban, continuous improvement, kaizen on October 01 , 2020.

Superficial Improvement

Several years ago, I wrote a post (worth a quick re-read) entitled, “Rosie the Robot,” wondering how technology changes that have emerged in this..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, kanban, continuous improvement, kaizen, IIOT on September 30 , 2020.

Us and Them

Lean Peeve #7 is about the human divide that kills continuous improvement: Us & Them
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, kanban, continuous improvement, kaizen on September 29 , 2020.

Time-Space-WIP Continuum

Cyril Parkinson was onto something when he postulated in1955 that “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” While this sounds a..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, kanban, continuous improvement, kaizen on September 25 , 2020.

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