Tag: WIP

Work in Process – WIP

Work in Process – WIP

What is ‘Work In Process – WIP’ Work in process, also known as WIP, refers to activities that have entered the completion process but are not yet outcomes. Work in progress (WIP) refers to all materials and partly finished products that are at various stages of the production process. WIP excludes inventory of time or materials at the start…

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My Personal Kanban submission for Agile 2014

My Personal Kanban submission for Agile 2014

I am happy to announce I submitted a workshop titled  “At home and work, how to get more stuff done. An introduction to Personal Kanban“.  After asking people to provide comments, I was informed that the submission wasn’t viewable. It looks like you need to be logged in. Go figure. Submitted: Tue, 2014-01-14 01:40 Updated: Tue, 2014-01-14 01:43…

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Theme Park Pull System

Theme Park Pull System

If you’ve been to a theme park like Disney World’s Magic Kingdom or Hollywood Studios, you will quickly notice the lines.  Depending on the time of year (or day) the line to a ride or attraction could be anywhere from nonexistent to 90+ minutes long.  As you approach an entrance, you’ll see a line marked on the…

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I Got a Feeling

I Got a Feeling

I was sitting at my desk when this song by the Black Eyed Peas called “I got a feeling” came on Pandora.  My son rushed over yelling to turn it up. I attribute turning up the volume to the resulting earworm that has lasted the last few days.  There could be worse things in the world.  Each…

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Reading about Process Improvement

Reading about Process Improvement

Over the weekend, I found myself trying to read a physical book about systems analysis while listening to a book on operational process improvement.  I’m not going to go into the physical book because I am so impressed with the audio book.  I guess it wouldn’t matter if it was physical, digital, or audio.  It’s…

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