More Thoughts on Innovation

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- To create innovative production methods, products or service strategies you must…

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I Might Be a Deviant …

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- This thoughts from an Article in Fast Company Magazine struck me…

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Chicago Walkabout

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- I typed up a post for my thoughts while in Chicago…

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Top 10 Wish List

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- I got a call from the company that is helping me…

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Net*Working

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- Some people seem to be able to allocate a significant portion…

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Benchmarking – Where does it fit? Does it?

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- I received an interesting e-mail from a colleague.  I’m including his…

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Friendship

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- When you go on a journey, you typically get ready to…

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5S

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go see what is happening + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work———————————————————————————————————- My wife seems to understand 5S quite naturally (a good thing?)…

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