The festive season is fast approaching and all of our clients are busy preparing their budgets and talent plans for 2014. Whilst top talent acquisition is high on the agenda for next year, CIOs are also mindful of performance and finances.
Having recently assisted two major household names to build winning Lean processes throughout their IT organisations, I am delighted that Gary Sage (CxO advisor and Transformation Director) has agreed to share some of his insights into creating a Lean environment by reducing waste.
For 2014, why not try ‘The Muda Diet’…
If your company suffers from big fat bloated sluggish projects, the Muda Diet can get you Lean and save you money (and maybe it’ll help lower your blood pressure too.)
I promise Muda is not another acronym, it is a Japanese word, and it translates to ‘futility, ineptness, inactivity, indulgence’ – for the purposes of this discussion – Muda means any activity in your process that does not add value to your end user, so lets call it ‘wasted effort’.