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Big Business By Giving Back

Posted on 27 April 2016 by Blogs Admin

Last year, Cardiff Business School launched its Public Value Business Strategy. It aims to be the first business school in the world to seek to deliver as much ‘social value’ […]

The Destructive Force of the CAVE Mentality

Posted on 9 January 2015 by Blogs Admin

A regular criticism of a lean approach to work is simply that it’s “common sense”. If it’s so “common” however, then how come there are so many work processes that […]

Behold! Successul Government IT Projects!

Posted on 9 January 2015 by Blogs Admin

There can be no doubt that there have been several high profile Government IT initiatives which have failed miserably. Attempts to upgrade and improve the NHS’s IT infrastructure were last […]

Lean Management and Maternity!

Posted on 9 January 2015 by Blogs Admin

In February this year I found out that I was pregnant. I gave birth to my baby in October, so it’s hard to talk about the challenges that I’ve faced […]

Improving Customer Service through Digital Technologies: Learning from Different Sectors

Posted on 23 July 2014 by Blogs Admin

A while ago, I wrote a blog about the role that digital technologies played when I bought a bike online and how important it was to analyse the entire customer […]

People Power!

Posted on 23 July 2014 by Blogs Admin

One of the best parts of my job is when I work with teams who, and it’s very clear from the start, are in a pretty frustrated place. That might […]

Visualising Workflows

Posted on 23 July 2014 by Blogs Admin

The more I understand about efficient and effective work practices, the more I realise that often the most important tactic to employ is that of visualisation – taking the work […]

The Turmoils of Transformation

Posted on 23 July 2014 by Blogs Admin

As a lean specialist, I’m in the business of business transformation. Applying a lean approach can provide an organisation with a great ethos, structure and the necessary tools and techniques […]

Preventing the Bad Smell of BPO

Posted on 23 July 2014 by Blogs Admin

As a specialist in lean thinking, I naturally work with organisations that are keen to be more efficient and effective. They are looking to increase the gap between their costs […]

Looking at Value from a Different Perspective – Lessons from a Little Russian Hipster Anti-café

Posted on 23 July 2014 by Blogs Admin

A friend shared an interesting article with me the other day about a new type of café that has opened in London – “Ziferblat”. Ivan Mitin, an “entrepreneur” (I use […]