Keep Lean Out of Innovation!

This is born out of frustration. I’ve had 10 years of Lean people telling me their tools can fix the development process or that a dedicated development approach outside of Lean is unnecessary.  This comes from people who built office furniture, mattresses, auto roof liners, and hospital beds. That’s right… in assembled, with screwdrivers and wrenches. Not designed. None of these people ever owned the design of a single part, subsystem or entire product offering.  Not one had ever operated […]

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