Our editor’s picks for the best recent articles from our sister publication, Planet Lean:
1. The Serial Improver, by Roberto Priolo
In a lean or soon-to-be-lean environment, leaders frequently need to fight the urge to put out fires as they see them. Find out in Roberto Priolo’s latest lean profile how Julie McGrory, Head of Continuous Improvement, HM Courts and Tribunals Service within the British government, is learning to allow her people to develop their problem-solving skills.
2. Lean: Your Strategy for a Digital Transformation, by Régis Medina
“Organizations need to better integrate the IT function and the rest of their processes, in order to become more competitive in the digital world,” writes Lean IT coach Régis Medina, “and they need to learn how to do it quickly because new competitors are always on their way.” Read Medina’s new article for Planet Lean to find out how and why lean is a crucial part of any digital transformation.
3. Increase Fitness, Increase Value, by Dan Markovitz
“Lean lends itself to a number of effective parallels,” writes Dan Markovitz, “but the one I like the most is perhaps the one with personal physical fitness (it will no doubt resonate with you, too, if you are a runner like me).”Learn more about this fascinating parellel that also forms the basis of Dan’s award-winning book, Leading the Fit Organization: Six Core Principles for Making Your Company Stronger, Faster, and More Competitive.