JIT Action Items for the Office Worker

Just in time. Picture this. You are reviewing a list of tasks that was assigned to colleagues in your business. You remind one of the task owners their action item is due tomorrow and they respond, “I have it on my list, but I’m operating just-in-time.” This happened to me recently. The word choice “just in time” (JIT) is from Read More …

Repeating software processes. To attract and repel.

Are we attracted to repetition? Yes.  We all are. It touches every facet of our lives. As a few examples, we eat the same types of foods each week, we watch the same TV series, and we read books that belong to a series. A study and report from Alix Spiegel of NPR captures the power of repetition in music Read More …

Innovation sourced from standard processes?

In a MBA class last year I took the following note during a lecture: Drucker – creativity and innovation driven off standard process This week I found that note in a review of some materials and thought it would be a good topic for further thought. Peter Drucker lists process need as one of seven sources of innovation in his Read More …