31 May 2016

Top 5 Reasons You Need to Attend our AZTC June Signature Luncheon Presentation: Faster, Cheaper, Better the Agile / Lean Way

When a person is agile, he or she is able to move quickly and easily with lithe, well-coordinated movements. Wouldn’t you love to be able to characterize your organization the same way? Well, when you successfully implement Agile and Lean methodologies, you can. Imagine eliminating cumbersome processes, red tape and wasteful steps. Imagine speeding your products to market way ahead of your competitors. Imagine easily...

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13 Apr 2016

Why Multitasking Doesn’t Work – And How Kanban Can Help

Multitasking is defined as the performance of multiple tasks at one time. Experts agree that, aside from a couple exceptions (like walking while chewing gum), multitasking isn’t really possible. Research has shown that we don’t actually do things simultaneously, we just switch back and forth so rapidly we don’t realize we’re doing it. Instead of multitasking, experts now refer to this as “task-switching.”   Why...

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