I use to say that one of the benefits of the Goal Tree is to provide a project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to roll out the project, or the Goal Tree to be used ahead of a new project planning to ensure that no step was forgotten. With experience accumulating, I can confirm this to … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles – From Goal Tree to project WBS. Yes but.
Paris June 28th, 2017. The 6-day Logical Thinking Process Training Course with Bill Dettmer is just over. We asked the participants not in a hurry to rush to an airport or train station if they would share their thoughts about the course in front of a camcorder? Cédric, Sverre and Leo were so kind. Bill … Continue reading What advice to people wanting to experience the Logical Thinking Process Training Course?
During the Logical Thinking Process training course (June 2015), Bill Dettmer took us through the whole process and the associated tools at each step. The process starts with the famous Goal Tree, assess the current situation and focus on critical root causes with the Current Reality Tree (CRT). Conflict Resolution Diagram (AKA Evaporating Cloud) may … Continue reading Rotate a Tree to start your project
The Prerequisite Tree (PRT) is one of the Logical Thinking Process tools, mentioned among the Thinking Processes by the Theory of Constraints community. The Prerequisite Tree is used to surface and overcome obstacles to achieving the change towards the organization’s Goal by setting Intermediate Objectives (IOs). These IOs are sequential steps to implementing the change … Continue reading Thinking Processes – Prerequisite Tree
The Logical Thinking Process refers to the work of William (Bill) Dettmer summarized in the book of the same title. The Logical Thinking Process (LTP) is a one to six steps* integrated process using sound logic and a set of tools to provide executives and system managers an effective method for designing organizational strategy, planning … Continue reading Logical Thinking Process
The original name of Goal Tree is Intermediate Objectives Map, an adaptation of the Theory of Constraints' Thinking Processes' Prerequisite Tree (PRT). IO Map just as Goal Tree displays a logical tree-structured suite of Intermediate Objectives. >Read William Dettmer's paper about IO Map Critical Success Factors (CSF) are high-end objectives necessary to achieve in order … Continue reading Goal Tree: How to define Critical Success Factors?
During Lean Summit 2012, keynote speaker Laurie West promoted Lean transformation using Policy Deployment, another name of Hoshin Kanri. During his speech, Mr West listed five obstacles hindering the strategy deployment: People can’t implement something they don’t know People can’t implement properly something they don’t understand People can’t implement something they don’t stand for People … Continue reading Prerequisite Tree and Hoshin Kanri