Since being identified through research in the 1990s as a key enabler of Toyota’s new product development approach, the obeya method has gained popularity as a visual management system. Today the obeya method is applied to improve communication and performance in large, complex efforts such as project management, launching new services and products, business operations management, and strategy deployment.
How to Use an Issue Board for Obeya
The obeya process makes extensive use of visual management to raise, review and address potential concerns. The Issue Board is a foundational tracking tool that helps any project stay on track. Learn how the Issue Board also plays a key part in the creation of reusable knowledge.