Blog Articles for February 2016

Feb 29th 2016

Lean in Software Development

Identifying “waste” and implementing lean in production environment is easier than in service industry, especially in software development industry. If you are an IT / software development company, you need to read this article which identifies the different wastes in IT companies and explains how to go about implementing lean principles in IT companies.… Read more “Lean in Software Development”

Feb 22nd 2016
Feb 15th 2016
Feb 1st 2016

Will the Chinese factories perform well in Western countries?

In this The New Yorker article, Jeffrey Rothfeder (author of Driving Honda: Inside the World’s Most Innovative Car Company), argues that “no Western manufacturer can hope to compete on a global stage without adopting some version of lean production.” But unfortunately, Chinese management rarely encourage worker empowerment and innovation which are the core elements of lean.… Read more “Will the Chinese factories perform well in Western countries?”