Mary and Tom Poppendieck, the author of Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit for Software Development Managers (Paperback), which won the
Agile and its many flavors take many of their tenets from The Toyota Production System. At Toyota, there is a concept of Obeya, or "The Big Room."
Yesterday for class, we played the Beer Distribution Game, which is a game developed by the Systems Dynamic Group at MIT back in the early 1960's.
Peak Season at Amazon is crazy, fun, and exciting. That is a time when "all hands on deck" really comes into play and everybody is pitching in to
I just finished two books on Venture Capital and Private Equity. The first one is Buyout: The Insider's Guide to Buying Your Own Company and the
In graduate school, I did a research project in industrial linguistics. My project was to tackle the word-sense disambiguation problem. Basically,
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The red light flashing at Krispy Kreme is a good sign for our family: it means free, heart-stopping, artery-clogging, but tasty glazed donuts. On July
The Pareto Principle was named after an Italian economist who discovered that 80% of the wealth in Europe was concentrated in 20% of the population.