What is Muda, Muri, Mura?
One of the key ways in which "Agility" can be achieved is by reducing variations and addressing elements which reduces productivity. There are fundamentally 3 types of variations that can be distinguished as Muda, Muri and Mura....

What is DMAIC?
The Lean-Six-Sigma projects follow the DMAIC methodology. DMAIC is an abbreviation for DEFINE, MEASURE, ANALYSE, IMPROVE and CONTROL. DMIAC is a data-driven improvement initiative used for improving, optimising and stabilizing business processes and products....

What is Six Sigma?
Six Sigma is a long term, forward thinking initiative designed to fundamentally improve the way of doing things so that quality improves and variations are reduced....

Short Interval Management (SIM)
Short Interval Management is a shop floor exercise that engages team members to assess whether they are still on track. The term "Short Interval" means many times in a day as required to solve problems....

Kaizen
Kaizen is a lean management technique and has Japanese roots. Kaizen stands for "To disassemble and put together again in a better way". Kaizen focuses on "Better 80% right today than 100% right tomorrow"...

Integrating Scrum with Prince2 Organization
Sprints were executed by vendors with a shared Scrum Master roles at offshore in India and a counterpart at onsite who was also shared across teams/projects. The Main Product Owner used to be at the customer site at Amsterdam....

Agile Synchronization across teams, geographies, methodologies
When it comes to enterprise implementations, there would always be, a variety of teams working in different countries, Working on different functionalities, etc ...

Scaling the Product Owner Role
Large Scrum Project consists of many small teams working together. Of course, one Product Owner cannot be the Product Owner for all the teams. Also rarely will a single Product Owner have all the knowledge about all business functions to be implemented or changed....

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