It’s often said that ‘Variation is the enemy of Lean’. In fact, I’m guilty of saying it myself. But it’s not always true. As an organisation, we often don’t take enough time to understand the variation in our business and why it is there.
I was a guest speaker at a Lean Conference recently and I made reference to the fact that Lean is hundreds of years old.
Here’s 5 reason why it doesn’t work:
Not every process can be automated. Every organisation has processed, and some will have thousands! But, are all processes suitable for Robotic Process Automation (RPA)? The answer is no. Not all processes are suitable nor can be automated. Therefore, to save on valuable funding and resource, it’s vital to identify...