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Lean Management

OKR Examples

If you are new to OKR framework and you want to define OKRs for first time, it always helps to have some handy OKR examples. I have OKR examples for...

March 27, 2019

OKR Best Practices

OKR framework is not so complicated, what is really complicated is to make it work properly as it requires a change in mindset and changing deeply ingrained organizational structures and...

March 26, 2019

OKR Questions

In this article we answer the most typical OKR questions people ask us. What are OKRs? Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a framework that addresses both the long-term strategic...

March 22, 2019

Hoshin Kanri Planning

The Hoshin Kanri planning process addresses both the long-term strategic direction for the company and the short-term daily management activities. Hoshin Kanri planning systematizes strategic planning and provides a structured...

March 1, 2019

The Agile Promotion Office

The Agile Promotion Office This is an internal consulting and coaching capability with the mission to provide support for the transformation at all levels. This is the role of an...

February 27, 2019

Lean Management

Lean Management in an Agile Transformation The system creates its own behavior. And, it is the responsibility of management to change and improve the system, not to manage people. Announcement...

February 27, 2019

Continuous Improvement

Reorganizing in value streams will already provide huge benefits to your bottom-line, however that’s just the beginning. Lean is a never ending journey of continuous improvement towards perfection. In my...

February 20, 2019

Define Core Values

A Lean Organization requires teamwork, trust, and respect for people, so it is key to articulate your core values at the same time as you define your Lean Strategy. Think...

February 6, 2019

It’s All About People

In a truly continuous improvement environment, the best ideas will always come from the people who do the work. So, transforming the way your people think and act is the...

January 30, 2019

Lead from the Top

Conceptually, shifting from a traditional to a Lean strategy is simple and straightforward. The problem is that it is very hard to do. For Agile to work at the strategic...

January 23, 2019

Lean is the Strategy

Using Lean to turn your company around has a very simple focus. You want to improve all your processes so that you vastly improve the way value is added in...

January 16, 2019

Agile Transformation Principles

The Ten Commandments of Agile In this blog post we introduce you the ten agile transformation principles for a successful Agile journey based on our own experiences. So far, we...

January 9, 2019

The Bottleneck Is At The Top

As Peter Drucker used to say: “The bottleneck is always at the top of the bottle.” Often times when we start working with our clients they ask us to work with...

January 2, 2019

Lack of Leadership

People do not like change. And resistance will come from every part of the company, from senior management to the teams. If your Agile adoption is not led by your...

December 20, 2018

The Evil Managers

In the Agile world many people have tried to kill management, or they regard management as a problem, whilst enforcing the role of Scrum Master or Agile Coach as the...

December 12, 2018

The Seven Capital Sins of Agile

Over years of experience helping companies develop better digital products, we have come up with the seven key mistakes that prevent companies from benefiting from Agile. Agile works and it...

November 28, 2018

Agile didn’t solve a damn thing – Embrace Lean

Embrace Lean as your Operations Strategy Do you have the feeling that everybody is doing lots of things, super busy, but still the outcomes are below expectations? Is the quality...

November 20, 2018

Lean – Operational Excellence as a Business Strategy

We have all know stories of great ideas dying out of a poor execution. Great business models or products which don’t reach the market on-time, with the quality expected or...

November 20, 2018

Deming’s 14 Points for Lean Management

In 1982, W. Edwards Deming published Out of the Crisis, a key milestone in modern management and still not understood by most of companies nowadays. Deming offers a theory of...

November 16, 2018

Hoshin Kanri

Hoshin Kanri is the most powerful tool to get everyone on board and aligned behind your company strategy. It is the Lean methodology for strategy deployment and continuous improvement at...

October 12, 2018

Management 3.0: ¿Por qué?

Como diría Jurgen Appelo, "el management es demasiado importante para dejarlo a los managers." Pero eso no quiere decir que debamos prescindir del management sino que debemos proporcionar los principios,...

August 3, 2018

Management 3.0: Lean Management for the 21st century

Since the arrival of Agile many people have tried to kill management; without much success, I must admit. But, in Lean, managers have always been a key part of the...

July 20, 2018