Is it time to get rid of value stream maps? The first-ever value stream map of a value stream mapping event reveals mountains of waste. The lead-time to achieve actual improvement has increased by 425 percent!
The burning platform is no longer burning! It’s been extinguished by an a tidal wave of non-Lean thinking. Oh, the humanity! This is the worst thing I’ve ever witnessed.
Lean management experts finally recognize the problem and are rushing to produce A3 reports to determine the root cause of the problem and identify countermeasures. But will anyone listen? Will companies implement the countermeasures?
The very survival of Lean management is at stake.