Keynote to the 2014 DevOpsDays in Brisbane. Sidney talks about how complex systems need a different approach towards handling the “human factors” of failure, no more MDA’s dictating processes and controls top-down…
Quite a long presentation but one can skip the first 10 minutes or maybe even the first 37
DevOpsDays Brisbane 2014 – Sidney Decker – System Failure, Human Error: Who’s to Blame? from devopsdays on Vimeo.
More from Sidney here: http://sidneydekker.com/
Lean-production techniques have been revolutionizing operations for 50 years. Advances in technology, psychology, and analytics may make the next 50 even more exciting
This article first mentions a view examples of the application of lean principles within Retail banking, Hospitals, Airlines, Restaurants and Asset Management then highlights that in the future lean will play an important role in improving customer value in all industries, bridging gaps among operations, marketing, and product development.
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A good introduction to the Lean IT principles (ITSM conference, Las Vegas 2012)
Slides from slideshare:
An introduction to lean culture, lean thinking and lean manufacturing by Paul Akers of The American Innovator broadcast.
Pauls book in pdf: http://www.2secondlean.com/listen-now
Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.
David Logan talks about the five kinds of tribes that humans naturally form — in schools, workplaces, even the driver’s license bureau. By understanding our shared tribal tendencies, we can help lead each other to become better individuals.