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8 Simple Steps to Make Sure You're Developing Products That People Need

If you’re a Product Manager, odds are you’ve been asked to launch something that has been handed down by another team, whether that’s strategy or the R&D team or just your boss. 1,508 more words

Building Teams

Wht's the difference between a cycle time and a lead time?

People can be very definite about Lean. There are some things about which it is difficult to argue – definitions of value, waste, and  868 more words

Lean Healthcare

Get Strong:Get Lean

To me these two concepts go together like peanut butter and jelly; and if you know me I love me some PBJs! So why do these two concepts go hand in hand? 655 more words


Using a Business Canvas in a Government Environment

At least some of you know I worked at the Environmental Protection Agency in the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP).  At one point I and a colleague created a Business Canvas for our office; this concept comes from Alex Osterwalder’s book, … 374 more words

Agile & Lean

Standardisation kills innovation

I’ve recently re-watched the video from Spotify about their culture at work. It’s a really cool video, if you haven’t watched it yet you should. I’ll wait. 342 more words


Three Traits Of A Creative and Innovative Team

I can be a bit of a lone wolf at times. Not that I hate people in general, but my ego tends to get in the way of me interaction with others on occasion. 756 more words


Long-Term Sinking

This past week my organization, GBMP, moved from our home of twenty years at the Boston campus of the University of Massachusetts. The UMB College of Management needed more space and so did we, so we relocated to quarters that will afford room for our growing staff and dedicated training space for our customers.   552 more words

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