Wednesday: Lean IT and Coffee with Mike Orzen

Today I met with Mike Orzen of Steady Improvement. Mike and his colleague Steve Bell recently wrote the book: Lean IT which is the WINNER OF THE 2011 Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award. After chatting over coffee at one of the ever present Starbucks in the Seattle area, I attended the ASQ/APICS dinner meeting [...]

Need to show your boss that Multitasking is a myth?

John Medina is a genius! If you haven't read it yet read "Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School" (Amazon Associate link). Really he rocks. I do it every day. Our Teams do it every day but Multi-Tasking really is detrimental to the work we do in every way. [...]

By | 2016-10-25T16:20:17+00:00 December 15th, 2010|agile, agile fundamentals, Book Review, motivation, People, teams, video blog|0 Comments

Book Review: Balancing Agility and Discipline – A guide for the Perplexed, by Barry Bohem and Richard Turner

Book Review: Balancing Agility and Discipline - A guide for the Perplexed, by Barry Bohem and Richard Turner

[Book Review] Lean Thinking

Lean Thinking by James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones The only sure thing about forecasts is that they are wrong. Lean thinking was written in 1996 but remains as relevant today as it was when it was written.  Maybe it is because Lean Thinking is written for businesses who want to remove waste from [...]

By | 2016-10-25T16:20:20+00:00 June 11th, 2010|Book Review, lean|1 Comment