One of the first questions I ask when I am standing at a new visualisation is, “What or who are you waiting for ? ” Because I often can’t tell, especially where teams have adopted a generic Kanban that shows ‘To Do’, ‘Busy’ and ‘Done’. The teams often fall into the trap of relaxing as they are ‘doing Kanban’, only they aren’t showing where they are in the ‘Done’ and that is part of the point – to be able to see where and why flow is sluggish and or blocked.
The abstract that has been accepted as a presentation at the Lean Summit in Cape Town on 19, 21 October! Super excited to share the lessons learnt.
This paper presents the lessons learnt when changing our lean implementation strategy from a pure consulting model based on a project-based approach driving cost savings to an experiential learning model built on coaching, visualisation and daily accountability meetings.