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Don’t fear Robots – fear not having Robots

By | Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Robotic Process Automation, RPA | No Comments
I talk about Robotic Process Automation with a lot of customers – and one common response I find is that people are a little fearful of robotics.

The biggest fear seems to be about people. The human impact of Robotics. This is perfectly understandable – if robots can replace people – what need will companies have for people in the future?

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Lean and innovation aren’t mutually exclusive

Lean and innovation aren’t mutually exclusive

By | Continuous Improvement, Culture, Innovation, Lean Six Sigma | No Comments

Lately I’ve been reading posts and articles about how Lean and innovation aren’t compatible. I think I understand where this is coming from, but I think this misunderstands the point a little.

Some people are attempting to ‘be lean’ whilst being innovative. Typically, this means they are trying to keep innovation costs down and eliminate waste from the innovation process.

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