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5 tips for better interview results

posted by Regina Wassink & Claudia Beemster on Oct 30, 2012

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Do you recognize the feeling that you did not fully receive or obtain the complete set of information in the meeting you just left? Then you know that asking the right questions is not always sufficient in order to get the desired answers. 




LeanCoach . Define – Problem definition

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on Oct 23, 2012

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After beginning with the Define - Project start phase, let's move to the next one.




LeanCoach . Define – Project start

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on Oct 16, 2012

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In this post we the DMAIC define project start phase.




LeanCoach. Analysis – Value Stream Map

posted by Marye Legters & Peter Matthijssen on Sep 2, 2012

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In our previous blog we discussed the Waste Scan. We learned that making ‘deadly wastes’ visible in our processes, shows what activities can be optimized.There are several techniques that can be used in the Analysis phase of the DMAIC cycle. In this blog we will find out in what way processes add value. Previous blogs discussed different techniques of the Measure and Define Phase, and next posts will elaborate on other Analysis techniques.  




LeanCoach. Analysis – Waste Scan

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on May 1, 2012

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After focusing on the last step of the Measure phase (Analysis selection), we are moving now into the Analysis phase.

In this blog post we will zoom in the Waste Scan Technique, a Lean technique that is part of the Analysis phase in the DMAIC cycle.




Lean Event 2013 for Dutch governmental Organizations: 7 lessons learned!

posted by Jan-Jaap Elskamp on May 1, 2012

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On the 11th of April BiZZdesign hosted a Lean Event for Dutch governmental organizations in Amersfoort. Different organizations delivered presentations about the applicability of lean management, possible pitfalls and lessons learned. In this blog I will recapitulate the most important lessons learned from the different presentations and the lively discussions during this event.




LeanCoach. Measure – Fact collection

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on Apr 4, 2012

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The previous blogpost was about Process mapping in the Measure phase.

Last technique in the Measure phase (M in DMAIC), the Fact collection will be the subject of this Blogpost.




LeanCoach. Measure – Process mapping

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on Mar 24, 2012

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In two previous blogposts we have discussed the lean techniques Brainstorm and Fishbone, which are part of the Measure phase (M in DMAIC). Forelast technique in this phase that we will discuss is the Process overview or Process map.




LeanCoach. Measure – Fishbone

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on Mar 11, 2012

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In a previous blogpost we elaborated on the first Lean technique in the Measure Phase (M in DMAIC). This post will focus on the Ishikawa diagram, better known as the Fishbone Diagram. 




LeanCoach Define – Stakeholders analysis

posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on Nov 7, 2011

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Now that the project team has been defined, let's move to the stakeholders analysis.