Lean Kanban NA - Beyond Budgeting
Becoming a lean enterprise requires the entire management system to be aligned with lean principles. Lean requires alignment with customers and takes direction from the customer pull concept. Yet many organizations continue old practices such as financial budgeting which are based on financial “push” concepts. Simply stated, these old management practices defeat the ability to become truly lean.
Moving Beyond Budgets to Create More Agile, Adaptive Organizations - Steve Player
This session provides a quick case for change for organizations that seek to understand how to move beyond budgets. It shows how to create more effective controls by moving beyond budgeting.
Why HOLT CAT Eliminated Budgets and How It Made Us Successful - Gretchen Stepke
Going into 2009, HOLT CAT faced a tremendous market downturn as the US plunged into a recession. The company made a key decision to alter its management process into one that immediately made them more agile and adaptive. Gretchen Stepke will share her first-hand experience of why they choose to eliminate budgets and how it changed the focus of management attention.