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Essential Kanban Condensed

Author : David J. Anderson
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Kanban is a method of organizing and managing professional services work. It uses Lean concepts such as limiting work in progress to improve results. A Kanban system is a means of balancing the demand for work to be done with the available capacity to start new work. This book provides a distillation of Kanban: the "essence" of what it is and how it can be used. This brief overview introduces all the principal concepts and guidelines in Kanban and points you to where you can find out more. Essential Kanban Condensed is a great resource to get started or continue exploring ideas for evolutionary change and improvement in business agility.

Your First Successes with Kanban

Author : Julian M. Kopp
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With this book, the author presents a book which is not aimed at Kanban specialists, but at people on their first steps with Kanban. It deliberately supports and focuses on topics relevant for the introduction to the method. It is intended to provide an introduction to this wonderful method, which goes back to the work of David Anderson. The focus is on traceability and comprehensibility. Thus the book offers an ideal companion for the first steps in the implementation of Kanban. This book is based on the content of the Kanban Professional I certification of ITEMO / ICO-CERT. It covers the entire examination material. The mentioned organizations were not involved in the development of this book. It is an independent contribution to the topic.

Systems Software and Services Process Improvement

Author : Murat Yilmaz
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Agile Methods

Author : Tiago Silva da Silva
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This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 7th Brazilian Workshop on Agil Methods, WBMA 2016, held in Curitiba, Brazil, in November 2016. The 10 full and 4 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 35 submissions. The papers present empirical results and literature reviews on agile implementation in government and distributed environments, design thinking and projects inception, testing and technical debt, motivation and gamification, training, modeling and project management, maturity models and quality assurance.

Agile Practice Guide

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Agile Practice Guide – First Edition has been developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches. This practice guide provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility. This practice guide is aligned with other PMI standards, including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, and was developed as the result of collaboration between the Project Management Institute and the Agile Alliance.

Systems Software and Services Process Improvement

Author : Jakub Stolfa
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This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 24th EuroSPI conference, held in Ostrava, Czech Republic, in September 2017.The 56 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 97 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on SPI and VSEs, SPI and process models, SPI and safety, SPI and project management, SPI and implementation, SPI issues, SPI and automotive, selected key notes and workshop papers, GamifySPI, SPI in Industry 4.0, best practices in implementing traceability, good and bad practices in improvement, safety and security, experiences with agile and lean, standards and assessment models, team skills and diversity strategies.

Work Related Abstracts

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Productivity and Quality Improvement in Electronics Assembly

Author : Johnson Aimie Edosomwan
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Creativity Innovation and Job Creation

Author : Oecd Staff
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"The purpose of the Conference was to examine the role and design of technology and innovation policies in promoting job creation in the context of a knowledge-based economy."--Foreword.

Harvard Business School Catalog of Teaching Materials

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Modern Production Concepts

Author : Günter Fandel
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Modern production concepts can be considered as an essential field of economics nowadays. They help to give valuable insights and thus provide important competitive advantages. There is a broad variety of new approaches to Production Planning and Control (PPC), Just-in-Time (JIT), Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS), Flexible Automation (FA), Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS), Total Quality Control (TQC), and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), all of which are indispensable cornerstones in this context. This book presents in a condensed and easy-to-comprehend form the different contributions of a group of internationally recommended scientists. The varied approaches to modern production concepts are not only based on theoretical foundations but also go one step further in that they present the implementation of these concepts and methods in detail. This close link with practical aspects will help to illuminate the theoretical material for researchers and students in universities. The book will be of major importance for practitioners involved in solving everyday industrial problems. The interdisciplinary nature of these contributions will help to create a new and valuable perspective on the field of production concepts.

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Grow Your Factory Grow Your Profits

Author : Timothy McLean
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When I was first given the job of managing a small plastics factory back in 1989, I quickly realized that most of the books and teaching on Lean Manufacturing were designed for big companies and were not relevant to my factory. —Tim Mclean The last 25 years has seen Tim lead and assist over 100 small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) manufacturing operations. This experience has now been condensed in to Grow Your Factory, Grow your Profits: Lean for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprises, a start-to-finish guide on how to run a successful small and medium-sized manufacturing operation. The book presents case studies, practical examples, illustrations, charts, and pictures from real SME manufacturers to provide straightforward solutions to the issues facing every growing manufacturing business. In the book, Tim McLean explains: How to recruit the right people and design the right organization How to empower those people to take accountability and free yourself up from day to day "fire fighting" How to develop a Lean Plant Layout that will maximize productivity and optimize the use of space How to manage materials in order to slash inventory and shortages How to schedule production in order to cut lead times, cut inventory, and delight customers How to get started on a Lean transformation when you lack the resources of a big company The book details how SMEs differ from large organizations and why the approach to improvement must also be different. Covering the complete life cycle of small and medium-sized manufacturers, the book addresses a different SME manufacturing issue in each chapter. This enables readers to tackle issues at their own pace and in their own order of priority. Grow Your Factory, Grow Your Profits is essential reading for owners, managers, and operational leaders in the 90 percent of manufacturing enterprises that are small or medium sized.