Category Archives: Process/WoW
Take any given production process and assume it is not producing good enough quality let’s call it ‘crap’ to make it a bit more expressive. Now, ask yourself what happens if you scale this process by adding more workers and … Continue reading
If you are working at a company where cost savings are really really important, then chances are that after reducing cost factor number 1 (wages, i.e. headcount and hourly rate), cost factor number 2 is up. And that is office … Continue reading
From “Toyota Culture: The heart and soul of the Toyota way”. “If a Toyota leader was asked why they allowed the line to stop, she might make the point that the value the organisation places on quality is higher than … Continue reading
After all these years, one thing keeps on coming back: If a project is very well plannable then it is probably not an interesting project.
Here's a quote from 'Myths of Innovation', Scott Berkun, first paragraph of chapter 7. "What advice would typical executives give Stephen Hawking, one of the brightest living minds, if he worked for them? Would they ask him to write daily … Continue reading
Ok, so every company wants to improve operational excellence in software development, i.e. develop more functionality in a shorter amount with less people. Unfortunately, a number of myths persevere about this subject.
A design of some sort that gets progressively worse over time. Often seen in IT.