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Motivation to Excel: why people are driven to achieve

A fundamental question missed on the subject of productivity

As proven by the current focus on Lean and Six Sigma initiatives across different industries today, productivity is at the front of mind for CEOs and their management teams across Australia. 1,576 more words


Resurgence of Giants

This morning on my way into work I was listening to an excellent podcast produced by the Deming Institute. At the end of the program the host made a comment that stuck with me. 300 more words

#BucketListTour: Day One

Didn’t quite make it on the road as early as I would have liked this morning. But even so, I was rolling on the I-10 East out of Phoenix a little before 8AM with a car packed pretty well from passenger seat to trunk. 344 more words


LinkedIn Control Chart

I’ve been thinking about doing a control chart post for a while now. Control charts go back to the 1920’s and one normally encounters them in the context of W. 387 more words

Control Charts

Why Modern Entrepreneurs need the 64 Years old Deming Feedback Wheel

I wrote in my article “Start Ups 2014: Generation of Entrepreneurs Without a Business Plan?” about the importance of a business plan.

In this article I want to outline the importance of… 529 more words


Stop Comparing Software Delivery With Manufacturing!

A couple of weeks ago I was at an Experience Devops event in London and I was talking about how software delivery, which is quite often compared to a manufacturing process, is actually more comparable to a professional sports team. 1,443 more words


Dr. Deming - Management's 5 Deadly Diseases

1. Lack of constancy of purpose.
a. No planning for the future.
b. Lack of long-term definition and goals. 287 more words