Improving software through Lean means

Software development is a complex task, with some technology giants running operations that involve thousands of employees. Long gone are the days when a handful of engineers could churn out a piece of software. Solutions nowadays take dozens of different teams to ensure everything is working effectively. As such, many technology giants have wrestled with

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Execution is key with online training

The creation of modules and other content is only one part of designing an effective online training course – equally important is how training is delivered or conducted. It doesn't matter how well the course is designed, if companies can't set the right mood, trainees will have difficulty concentrating and completing the curriculum. When executing

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Provide value to employees with online training

Employee retention has been newly prioritized among many employers. During the recession, few companies were hiring, so employees were more or less rooted. As the economy continues to improve, so too do job opportunities. That means if workers don't feel valued, they may begin to look for greener pastures. Fortunately for businesses, there are myriad

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Green companies are more productive

When sustainability is first brought up, many businesses express concerns about productivity and financials. Some executives are still under the impression that sustainable practices may translate into greater financial costs, such as more expensive materials, subsequent steps to prevent waste or more time-consuming practices. However, new data from the University of California at Los Angeles

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Holding Kaizen events at your company

When businesses are trying to integrate Kaizen mindsets and philosophies, it's common practice to appoint Lean leaders – people who will lead the companies in the transition to becoming more efficient. It's up to these people to try and bring their colleagues on board by helping them to understand the meaning of Lean and how

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