My Lean resources are organized in five sections:
Lean means many things, difficult to pack into a concise yet faithful definition
- Dan Jones and Jim Womack give their definition of Lean
- Mike Rother’s definition of Lean
- The difficult definition of Lean
- Definition of Lean in 15 words
- Value, value-added, value stream
- Is Lean about eliminating waste or not?
- Visual Management for easy counting (video)
- ABC analysis for efficient picking
- FIFO & LIFO (video)
- The very minimum to know about Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
- A3 Reports and A3 problem solving >Deeper into A3 reports >Four uses of A3 reports
- Hoshin Kanri or policy deployment
>More Lean basics
For most of the people, first exposure to Lean was through methods and tools. It was, as Lean thinker and guru Jim Womack puts it: the “tool age”.
After a while, tools and methods prove powerful but not sufficient by themselves to sustain the good results. It is necessary to enter the age of Lean Management.
>More Lean Management
- Three major challenges for development & engineering
- Prospective thinking: How can Lean help shaping the future?
>More Lean engineering
Lean in the digital age
What will happen to Lean when factories go smart with the industrial internet (Internet of Things) ? >Read
A special series of posts deals with “how Lean can help startups”
- How Lean can help startups – Do not repeat mistakes of established companies 1/2
- How Lean can help startups – Do not repeat mistakes of established companies 2/2