#LKCE18 Talk and Panel Discussion

Visual Workmanagement at Sanofi – A Journey towards organizational effectiveness At the Lean Kanban Central Europe conference 2018 Thomas van der Burg was giving a talk on Visual Workmanagement. He … Continue reading #LKCE18 Talk and Panel Discussion

QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/02): Mike Burrows

“This much should be obvious: You can´t plan to have everyone occupied 100% of their time on fixed-date work, allow them to be interrupted by expedited items, and still expect … Continue reading QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/02): Mike Burrows

QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/01): Isabel De Clercq

“A knowledge worker who doesn’t share his knowledge actually damages the organization.” – Isabel De Clercq This quote is taken from the great book “Social Technologies in Business“. In first … Continue reading QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/01): Isabel De Clercq

Rare-Earth Work: The economics of Slack

Would you agree or disagree to the following statement: A development team with high utilization creates more value than a team with lower utilization? Are you sure? I have been … Continue reading Rare-Earth Work: The economics of Slack

Team Transition

One of my first exercises as a Team Leader was to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the team members of my department. For team analysis I reviewed literature and … Continue reading Team Transition

Safe to Fail

Imagine a meeting room filled with People watching on results of the last project. While the project manager explains why this project has not been executed successfully and the majority … Continue reading Safe to Fail

Risk that your teams outgrow you!

I’m not very old, but I promise I have some good years behind me since I started my professional career several years ago. As I started, it was natural to … Continue reading Risk that your teams outgrow you!