The architecture of a lean transformation

The architecture of a lean transformation Author: David Brunt Source: http://planet-lean.com/the-architecture-of-a-lean-transformation/ Words:David Brunt, CEO, Lean Enterprise Academy – United Kingdom You may have seen the articles and the video documentary on the Halfway story on Planet Lean. Most are written by the people working in the sites, departments or teams at the Halfway group. I like to think

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Unearthing problems by reducing work-in-progress

Unearthing problems by reducing work-in-progress Author: Pierre-Henri Cumenge Source: http://planet-lean.com/unearthing-problems-by-reducing-work-in-progress/ Words: Pierre-Henri Cumenge, Co-Founder, Sicara – Paris, France At Sicara we have been focusing more and more on computer vision projects [computer vision is the science enabling computers to see, recognize and process images like the human eye would]. The best-performing algorithms in this field are

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How we are rolling out lean in our chain of stores

How we are rolling out lean in our chain of stores Author: Béla Sólyom Source: http://planet-lean.com/how-we-are-rolling-out-lean-in-our-chain-of-stores/ Words: Béla Sólyom, Strategic Project Leader, Praktiker Hungary Lean roll-outs are often frowned upon. Many say they are doomed to fail as the responsibility of bringing change about typically lies with a Lean Team that travels across plants (or branches or

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