Tag: lean

Where’s the Value in Your Business Processes?

Teaching Lean Applied to Business Processes is never dull. But once the conversation turns to finding value in the steps of a business process,...
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LABP’s Biggest Gift Is Time

How are you coming along with your end-of-year initiatives? Are you realizing noticeable gains, or are you getting bogged down with too much work...
This photo of a garden hose with kinks illustrates the bottlenecks that impede workflow in the business office.

Three Warning Signs Your Process Improvement Effort Will Fail

"Constraint: anything that limits a system from achieving higher performance versus its goal." —Eli Goldratt, What Is This Thing Called Theory of Constraints and How...

(VIDEO) Is Work in Process Sinking Your Productivity?

https://vimeo.com/265912042 Knowledge work is invisible. It’s inside your head, or buried in emails and files. That’s the biggest problem you face when you’re trying to...

The 8 Biggest Wastes in the Business Office

  In my first LeanBP Blog post, I explained the “why” for Lean Applied to Business Processes (LABP). Now, I’m going to explain the “what.”...
LeanBP Blog: The Hidden Truth About Lean

The Hidden Truth About Lean

It’s hard to imagine where manufacturing would be today if not for lean tools. The impact of lean on production processes over the last...

Welcome to the LeanBP Blog!

Applying lean principles to business processes is my passion. It’s a methodology I’ve developed over the course of my career, and one whose principles...