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In manufacturing, Lean is about ensuring efficient flow, from raw materials to finished products. When is flow efficient? When value creation happens, and when value is created unhampered continuously

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Many organizations face the challenge of balancing the exploitation of their existing business model and value streams with exploring potentially new value streams. To do that, many have sought me out to bring a combination of design thinking, product design, and Lean Thinking.

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As we embark on another year of our lean product and process development (LPPD) journey, our biggest success to date ...

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News

Forward-Looking Companies Attend LEI’s LPPD Open House at Summit Week 2017

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Case Studies

Product and process development is how new value is created through delivering great products that meet customer needs with profitable ...

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I have 15 years of lean experience on the shop floor. Recently my organization’s product development leader was let go ...

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E-Letters

Effective milestones are an important part of a company’s development process, especially in today’s era of team-based sprints and stand-ups. ...

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Many of the principles of lean product and process development (LPPD) can seem counterproductive at first glance. For example, what ...

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E-Letters

Successful entrepreneurs, whether they are lone figures toiling in garages or supporting new work at major companies, are rightly celebrated ...

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Question: I have applied value stream mapping in the manufacturing environment and on a few administrative processes, but I am ...

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