Wednesday, 27 May 2015
The argument for doing less and doing it better is well-known. To what extent you agree with the idea will probably depend on your business strategy and product positioning. But how about doing less so we can do everything faster? The Theory of Constraints (TOC) teaches us that by cutting work in progress in half,
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
We’ve discussed the importance of holistic vision in earlier posts. The notion of ‘one focus at a time’ may seem at odds with this. But, in practice, they are complimentary ideas. Let me explain why.
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Too often performance is viewed in silos, where efficiency stats are compiled and monitored by department. This can create unnecessary tensions within the business. And, as we know from Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), it can also create self-fulfilling overly long project schedules. A more holistic vision is required.