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Toyota Kata (part I)

”Toyota Kata” is a book by Mike Rother that came out in 2009. If ”The Toyota Way” by Jeffrey K. Liker (2003) is the old testament in ”the bible of Lean”, this is the new testament. 699 more words


The Hard Truth About MVP and Agile

How can you combine LEAN Startup, the creation of an MVP, Agile development and an all changing environment around you?
The hard truth is that you may setup the best plan in the world on how to work, but as a startup, anything may break it. 134 more words


Long time - no Blog

Well I’m finally back in the land of Blogging. I thought I would share a recent demo I made on “Create & Craft” this week, when we launched our new Kanban kit “Denim and Lace” It is a beautiful kit full of owls, lace, denim, flowers, buttons and hearts.  210 more words

Aspire Crafts / Kanban

Defect management - tips from an agile coach

Defects and defect management is a potentially contentious topic in agile, and its an area where, in my experience as an agile coach, you hit mindset problems when you are looking to adopt agile.   945 more words


Agile reading list

I thought I’d do a quick post on my favourite agile books, the ones that even though I may give copies away or leave them with companies I’ve worked with, I make sure I still have my own copy.   340 more words


Portion Control: Using Kanban to Reduce Inventory Costs

An excellent article in the Sep/Oct 2014 issue of APICS Magazine points out how companies using a “purchased-parts supermarket” for master inventory control (often known in the field as… 547 more words

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Agile Why and How

Ask about “Agile” and everyone will start with the Agile Manifesto. It serves us well, seems short — only 4 sentences. But then there are… 82 more words

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