Tag Archives: lean

How to Start Lean Transformation

How to Start a Lean Agile Transformation? LAMP ep.5

“If governments can do this, then private organizations certainly can” – Mike Burrows Think going Lean is hard? Meet the person who helped the British government to undergo an Agile transformation in its digital services teams. In the fifth episode of Lean Agile Management Podcast, we asked a change management expert and a governmental Lean-Agile […]

19 Lean Blogs Worth Reading

Lean is an endless topic that can be discussed until the end of time. The positive impact on the way organizations work and achieve their goals made the methodology formidably successful and widespread across various industries. The Lean concept appears to be a universal management tool. We’ve sure come a long way since the dawn […]

Lean Agile Management Podcast - episode 2 - What is Flow?

Lean Metrics 101: What is Flow? LAMP ep.2

“Any measurement system can be gamed. However, if I had you game a system, I would want you to game it in getting things done faster” – Daniel Vacanti What is Flow? Is Flow project management just a fluke, yet another mantra in management? What are the core Lean performance metrics and what do they […]

Why “Respect for people” Is the Secret Ingredient of Successful Teams

“Respect for people” is one of the two pillars of Toyota’s corporate culture and the Lean management philosophy. Yet, people think it’s just about being polite. If you ask 100 top-level managers “Do you respect your employees?”, you will probably receive a hundred answers “Of course, I treat employees with respect and dignity”. If your […]

Lean Agile Management Podcast - Continuous Improvement Culture

Fixing Team Issues With Continuous Improvement

Welcome to Lean Agile Management Podcast – a place where we talk with the thought leaders and top-tier management consultants about Lean Agile transformation, answer manager’s questions and discuss the hottest topics in management & productivity. Welcome to the LAMP! Are you tired of putting out the fires of your team issues just to see […]

Lean marketing

What Is Lean Marketing?

Marketing is transforming. It’s becoming more and more important, more tech oriented, unfolds in more and more fields and is more integrated than ever with other departments. Work in marketing is so diverse (pretty much why we love it) and dynamic, it depends on external parties – agencies, partners, consultants – that it is almost […]

Expert Quotes on turning data into Value

Turning Data into Value

You’ve probably heard the popular term “business intelligence” get thrown around at will in the board meetings or conference calls of the C-suite of various industries? At its core, collecting business intelligence is the technology-driven process of data mining, processing, and analyzing with the goal of delivering actionable findings for better decision-making. The results of […]

Optimizing efficiency? Forget multitasking!

Optimizing Efficiency? Forget Multitasking!

The reality of modern business requires companies to be not just effective but also efficient in everything they undertake. Reaching optimal efficiency in any process is difficult, and among the main reasons for this is the habit of multitasking. Understanding why it drags down productivity and finding a way to get rid of multitasking altogether […]

kanban shared leadership

Implementing Shared Leadership with Kanban

In the past, companies have traditionally relied on authoritarian structures to delegate responsibility down the organizational hierarchy. However, leadership models (e.g. Shared Leadership) are becoming flatter in nature as the continuous business development requires organizations to adopt new ways of advancing ahead of their competitors. First, let’s see what is wrong with the hierarchical leadership. […]