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There is no Digital Transformation

Connectivity is the Competitive Advantage

 

As indicated in an article I posted in July, I am extremely interested and almost consumed with the role the lean community should and must play in the “digital transformation”. The more research I do the more convinced I am that we as a … Continue reading

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Digital Lean- Are we doomed to repeat the sins of the past?

When I was asked to help MAEX Partners in Germany develop a digital readiness assessment my first thought was “why me”. As many of you know I am not a technological pioneer or even very technologically capable. However, what I learned during a recent industry tour is that the digital … Continue reading

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The Essence of Lean Leadership

Lean Leadership Requires Discipline

 

I was recently asked during The Lean Leadership Podcast hosted by Chris Burnham “What advice might I give an organization that is well on it’s way in their lean journey”.  Not an easy question to quickly answer but I didn’t hesitate–DISCIPLINE.  Jim Collins in his … Continue reading

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The Lean Law of Unintended Consequences

The Law of Unintended Consequences has typically and historically referred to economic or political intervention into complex systems that creates unanticipated and often undesirable social outcomes. However, not all unintended consequences are negative; often there can also be unexpected benefits.

Every organization and every company is a very complex system … Continue reading

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