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Agile Beyond IT: Lean Thinking

The IIL Blog

It traces its roots to Lean, which is also foundational to other modern management theories. Lean’s primary focus is delivering value quickly and eliminating waste. Toyota was a Lean pioneer. It dramatically decreased the cost of rework by building quality into every process step. Lean is a set of principles.

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Lean Startup and Scrum

Scrum.org

I remember the first time I heard about Lean Startup. A member of the audience asked, “What do you think about Lean Startup?”. Honestly, I had not heard of Lean Startup. After the conference, I bought Eric Ries’s book - Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses.

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A Lean Innovation Management Process: Discovering and Creating Value

The Strategic Project Manager

Products and services, projects, and processes all need to add value to be strategically viable. Lean innovation management originated from startups, but is applicable in helping bring a startup mentality to a variety of types of organizations. Let’s start be defining lean innovation.

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Achieving Organizational Agility: The Power of Lean and Agile

NimbleWork

It is within this context that two transformative methodologies have emerged as powerful catalysts for organizational transformation – Lean and Agile. Through principles such as continuous improvement (kaizen), respect for people, and optimized workflow, Lean has revolutionized manufacturing and inspired lean thinking across diverse sectors.

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Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes. Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design.

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Continual Improvement in IT Processes – The Key to Sustainable Success

The IIL Blog

By Lucy Grimwade Continual improvement is the essential mindset and methodology that keeps IT processes agile, efficient, and aligned with organisational goals. Building a culture of continuous improvement enhances service delivery and empowers your teams to innovate and excel. Adopt a Lean Mindset.

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Design Thinking: Human Centered Design for Innovative Problem-Solving

Project Bliss

Design Thinking is a human centered approach to innovative problem-solving. His company works with clients to successfully solve problems using innovation and Design Thinking approaches. Anyone who wants to solve a problem can use Design Thinking to find innovative solutions. What Is Design Thinking? 5 Phases of Design Thinking.