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Roberto Priolo

Roberto Priolo

Managing Editor, Planet Lean

Roberto Priolo is a writer and editor based in London. Prior to joining the Lean Global Network and launching Planet Lean, Roberto was editor of Lean Management Journal and associate editor of The Manufacturer magazine. Coupling his love for travel with his passion for lean, Roberto is interested in seeing the methodology in action across the globe. He holds a degree in Political Science from the Università Cattolica in Milan, Italy, and a postgraduate diploma in journalism from the London School of Journalism.

Articles by Roberto Priolo
10 Golden Rules for Radical Quality Improvement
What you need to know and do to lead your team to make step-change improvements to quality. More »
How the Coloplast Parts Distribution Center Reduced its Process Lead Time
How the Coloplast Parts Distribution Center in Tatabanya, Hungary, reduced its process lead time from 3 to 14 days to half a day. More »
Jim Womack Shares a Future-Focused Reflection on 'Machine'
Jim Womack shares a future-focused, humble reflection of the groundbreaking book he co-authored with Daniel T. Jones and Daniel Roos, The Machine that Changed the World, during its 30 Anniversary. More »
Enabling Change Through the Power of Story
Roberto Priolo, editor of Planet Lean, shares why not just reflection, but writing (and storytelling) is so helpful for the lean practitioner. In short, a good story - writing, reading, or hearing it - helps us remember and therefore retain new learning. More »
Look Around You, Find Your Lean Inspiration
After an awful experience with an online travel agency and way too much time spent trying to fix an error the company made, Planet Lean editor Roberto Priolo reflects on why experiences like these are all too commonplace. "There are many examples out there showing us that another way to deliver customer value is possible," writes Priolo, citing plenty of examples. More »
Jim Womack and Dan Jones on the Evolution and Future of Lean
At the UK Lean Summit last month, Roberto Priolo caught up with Jim Womack and Dan Jones to talk about the current and future state of the lean movement. Watch the full interview or read key insights from Womack and Jones. More »
Closer Collaboration for a Leaner Planet
Roberto Priolo, editor of Planet Lean, makes the case for lean learning and collaboration across the globe. More »