Tapping Technology to Boost the Power of Lean: A Talk with Jeff Liker and Jim Morgan (Transcript)
Industry 4.0 is not a disruptive force that makes TPS irrelevant, but rather can be an enabler that builds on lean culture and thinking. What principles should lean companies prioritize as they introduce digital tools into their work? Lean thinkers Jeff Liker and Jim Morgan start with the basics of people, processes, and purpose. Read a full transcript of their conversation about the TPS-Industry 4.0 mashup with WLEI Host Tom Ehrenfeld.
Front-Load Your Design Process by Using Set-Based Design
Jeffrey Liker shares his experience with product development at Toyota, unveiling the importance behind a customer-driven concept, having one solidified leader, and more.
Understand Before You Execute
Jim Morgan and leading practitioners explain their praise for lean product and process development in the second video of a six-part series.
Development is a Team Sport
Experts and executives join Jim Morgan in explaining how collaboration is vital to new product, process, and services development. Plus, they offer specific ways you can enable and strengthen cooperation between your work teams.