Our editor’s picks for the best lean news from around the web!
1. The Limits of the Lean Startup Method, by Ted Ladd of Harvard Business Review
Like any lean approach, Lean Startup has its fair share of proponents and dissenters. Ted Ladd recently launched a research study to test Lean Startup’s effectiveness and now publishes his conclusions in the Harvard Business Review.
2. EPA’s Data Chief Embraces ‘Lean’ Philosophy, by Whitney Blair Wyckoff of FedScoop
In this day and age where governments are becoming increasingly cost-conscious, more and more public agencies are undergoing lean transformations to help them eliminate waste. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is one of the latest agencies to use lean – find out what its new data chief is doing.
3. Easier – Better – Faster – Cheaper, by David Hall in IndustryWeek
Have you ever tried to explain a lean transformation to a group of people unfamiliar with it, and suddenly wondered whether you were making it more complicated than it had to be? Based on David Hall’s observations, you just might have been – especially if your focus was too broad. Click the link to learn more.