Lean Kanban NA - Lean Applied
Lessons learned from Lean in other domains. Lean and system thinking is transforming both construction and education. Construction projects range from simple, slow and certain to complex, uncertain and quick. Defining and delivering value begins inside the owner’s organization as they sort through the competing demands of customers and internal stakeholders. Likewise, applying system thinking in education beginning with projects – learner co-designed course work, competency based assessment, community integration, and art and design, transform the experience, the educational process and student outcomes.
Reinterpreting Lean to Reduce Conflicts - Gregory Howell
Task deconfliction has been the primary concern of management since the industrial age. Management practices and tools, including those applied to projects, focused on deconfliction with little concern for synergy. Work flowed through Ford?s production without interference. In projects, the Critical Path Method assures work was done in sequence without interference. In both cases, deconfliction was chosen over synergy.
Decision Making Across Time and Space: Lessons from NASA - Kathleen Mosier
In space and aviation operations, effective and efficient communication between ground and space/air is essential for successful task performance and mission safety. The importance of team communication is heightened when unforeseen problems arise, such as system failures that are time-critical and require extensive coordination and collaboration between space and ground crews.