Monthly Archives: January 2011

Role of Management in a Lean Manufacturing Environment

Since this column is meant to link automotive engineers with lean manufacturing, I would like to share my personal experience as a mechanical engineer who started out in the traditional way of manufacturing, and along the way discovered a much … Continue reading

Posted in Lean | 25 Comments

Craig Larman

great thought leader -> home page look on the blog -> Blog and http://www.leanprimer.com/

Posted in Lean, Scrum | 3 Comments

Clifford Stoll: 18 minutes with an agile mind

Posted in Creativity, Technical excellence, Thinking tools | 10 Comments

The power of choice and irrational human behavior

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IDEO Shopping Cart

Experts on the process how to design the stuff not on the subject

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Test Driven Development Tutorial Roman Numerals

This tutorial generates a Ruby function to convert any low natural number into a Roman Numeral. Writing the tutorial caused a couple false starts. TDD is no perfect algorithm generator. Like all hill-climbing algorithms, starting with the wrong abstraction can … Continue reading

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Container for Thinking tools and Creativity Categories

I will move Thinking tools and Creativity Categories under http://leanlabscom.blogspot.com to keep the content of http://leanlabs.com focused on serious topics.

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Power Balance

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