Cost of delay (COD) is something we all need better understanding of. Don Reinertsen explains some of the mysteries of this elusive subject to Anders Sixtensson of Softhouse.
During my work as a business improvement consultant for the last 15 years, it has often struck me how powerful simple metaphors may be in order to get a sustained change in behavior among the personnel. To prove my point, I will tell you two stories from my professional life. […]
In a second conversation with Mary Poppendieck, Anders Sixtensson had the opportunity to discuss Lean Principles in a multiproject environment, and especially how these can be applied to improve the business throughput. One source Mary came back to several times was Randy Mott, CIO of Dell and later Hewlett Packard, whose […]
Anders Sixtensson, senior consultant and Lean expert at Softhouse Consulting, has collected a number of frequently asked questions from managers and others during his Lean assignments and tutorials. In a discussion with Mary Poppendieck, creator of Lean Software Development, he tries to walk through some issues that always come up. […]