Category: Lean thinking

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Time and money are in short supply these days for companies seeking to build a long-term problem-solving culture and keep up with a frenzied short-term workload, but sometimes it’s necessary to hit “pause” before launching forward.
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A new healthcare-efficiency collaboration between The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and Cardinal Health Inc. is driving results for participating hospitals just months into its launch.
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A new survey on operations management in U.S. middle-market companies shows them uniquely positioned to make sustainable process improvements but still trailing their larger peers in developing formal implementation programs.
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For two methodologies that can drive efficiency and change inside an organization’s information technology ecosystem, Lean and Agile seem to raise a lot of questions as well. Is it an either-or proposition? (No.) Are they one and the same? (No.) Is there a way to leverage both to improve IT effectiveness? (Absolutely.)
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A retired U.S. Navy captain with a fascinating turnaround story and a leading researcher in organizational change are set to headline the Center for Operational Excellence’s third-annual Leading Through Excellence summit in April 2015. COE Executive Director Peg Pennington announced on Sept. 26 that the following speakers are booked to present at the three-day event, set for April 8-10: