The 7 types of Muda (waste) for the modern enterprise

Muda (無駄, on’yomi reading, ateji) is a Japanese word meaning “futility; uselessness; wastefulness. We all know the origins of Lean wasted started back in manufacturing and it’s always a great interview question to see if candidates can real off all 7. But given most of our clients are digital clients rather than manufacturing how do we equate the 7 types of waste…

Can you get bored of business air travel???

Can you get bored On the face of it, the idea sounds great, no more been stuck in one office, you get to fly to different countries, lots of nights in hotels ….the world is your oyster insert whatever other clichés you like here. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy what I do – and…

Kaizen, Kaikaku and Kakushin – what’s the difference?

Anyone who has been anywhere near a Lean consultant worth their day rate would have heard a few Japanese words thrown into the mix during client engagement spiel. Well, now you will be able to explain to them the difference between Kazian, Kaikakiu and Kakushin and stand out from your peers. All 3 words are…

Aria Sky Suite review

I love Vegas, I’ll just start with that so my bias is declared. I think its the best place on earth. Wether its a stag do, honeymoon or weekend with the wife, Vegas can fill any need you ask of it. ….as long as you choose the right hotel. 10 guys rocking up to the Bellagio…