Here are the slides from my Toyota Kata Puzzle experience workshop that I ran atthe Lean Digital Summit in Lisbon 2018-10-19
Don’t we all think that we get more done if we stay busy? We feel good and efficient. We may even get a pat on the back or even a promotion.
But is this good for the company? Is it good for our customers? Are we really optimizing for the whole or are we just keeping ourselves busy?
It is not uncommon to hear people say that software development is non-repetitive work where the work always unique and rarely repeat. It is not uncommon to hear people say that software development is a craft, an act of design and even divine inspiration and that we therefore can learn from other industries that is described as repetitive.
I think this is a fallacy, a fallacy I call the Non-Repetitive Work Fallacy.
You can also watch the video version produced by Mike Rother.
Wow, it is Christmas day and I made it. The Lean/Agile Advent Calendar is to an end. I have publish a new blog post for all the 24 days running up to Christmas. It has been really fun but also quite hard and stressful at times.