Value Streams

Are You Being Served Learning To See Lean Right In Front Of You 365 Cafe

Are you being served? Learning to See Lean right in front of you

Lean Thinkers love to observe work – work that often goes un-noticed by everyone else! I’ve recently returned from our annual summer vacation. Inspired by the implementation of Lean at the 365 café, a chain of 55 bakeries and coffee shops in Barcelona

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Value Stream Mapping in a Lean Transformation

We spend a lot of time visiting organisations and looking at work at the workplace. We’ve visited two workplaces recently that led us to conduct some reflection around how well organisations know and do the basics in a Lean transformation.

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UK Lean Summit 2015 - Lean Transformation: Developing the Capability to Improve the Work

The theme for our 2015 Lean Summit is Lean Transformation: Developing the Capability to Improve the Work. This year we build upon the topic of Lean Transformation structuring the event around two key elements of our Lean Transformation Framework:

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Starting up, Growing up and Starting over - What the Lean startup and traditional Lean communities can learn from each other

In recent years the concepts described by Daniel T Jones and Jim Womack in Lean Thinking have been adapted and translated into a host of environments. The Lean Startup movement introduced a new wave of people to Lean

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Lean in Sales - Can Lean be applied to Sales?

Many attempts to implement Lean start by improving processes - mapping value streams in order to highlight waste and attempting to remove it. That's all well and good but there are limitations to such an approach.

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Helping Individuals and Organisations Improve through Lean Thinking and Practice

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell you a little more about what’s new at the Lean Enterprise Academy. Firstly, my name is Darren Walsh and I’ll be taking the lead on the public workshop offering from the Lean Enterprise Academy

Beyond Legacy Assets and Mind-Sets: Lean Insights for the Digital Age

In our Lean Summits we are always focused on deepening our insights into the frontiers of Lean practice. We aim to provide real food for those seriously engaged in Lean transformations, which you will not find in any other Lean conference.


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