Month: April 2010

  • 2010 Resolutions: Q1 Retrospective

    2010 Resolutions: Q1 Retrospective

    Perform a quarterly personal retrospective on your 2010 resolutions to accelerate achievement, using techniques from agile, lean and GTD methods.

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  • The Demise of NUMMI

    The Demise of NUMMI

    A colleague of mine, Kris Niles, sent me this long (59 minute), but compelling audio from “This American Life”, on the demise of the Fremont NUMMI auto plant. The GM Fremont plant was shutdown in 1982, restarted as GM/Toyota NUMMI in 1984, adopted the agile “Toyota Production System” through a massive education program (they flew…

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