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LPPDE Conference North America 2017

How the Turtle turned into a Rabbit Sannah Vinding, Director of Product Development & Marketing at VCC - How the Turtle turned into a Rabbit - Process Improvement at VCC VCC (Visual Communications Company, LLC) supports illuminated electronic components for the global...

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Speaker at LPPDE

Lean Product Development A primary objective of a manufacturer is building high-quality products that solve industry and/or specific customer design challenges. No matter the size of the company, this must be done at a profit or the business will ultimately fail. To...

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Cool Pen – I want one!

Unique Pen The pen let's you create unique circuits on paper and uses conductive, silver-based ink. Let's start to make new innovative infrastructure concepts - check out the video below and see it yourself. Pen Developed by AgIC - Source: Kandenko.co.jp...

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Lean Thinkers Love to Observe Work

Lean Thinkers I just read an article about “learning to see lean right in front of you” by David Brunt and I can only agree with David Brunt’s statement: Lean Thinkers love to observe work - work that often goes un-noticed by everyone else!" An example I like to...

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LPPDE Download the Flyer

        LPPDE LPPDE stands for the Lean Product and Process Development EXCHANGE, and that's exactly what happens at our events. If you long for an open EXCHANGE of ideas, best practices, challenges, and solutions focused on improving your product development process,...

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Process = Subway Map

Be Creative and think out side the box when you have to implement a new process Value process mapping takes time and it’s a journey to map the existing process (current state) and then the new process (future state). A key thing is to be sure that the organization is...

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Toyota’s Secret

Toyota Way When talking Lean Product Development we have all heard about the Toyota Way and you can find many books about how Toyota solves problems, create plans and developing an organization focusing on thinking problem-solvers. The product development process is...

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I will be speaking at the LPPDE Conference

LPPDE North America 2016, Philadelphia I will be speaking at the LPPDE North America Conference about Implementing Lean Product Development in organizations of different sizes. Ever had the feeling of being a “single band member” when deploying lean initiatives across...

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Get Smarter Everyday

Get Smarter Everyday I'm a big believer that you should never stop learning - you will grow personal and professional by keep learning and it's also fun to learn! My goal is to keep learning, and every week I meet with my team, where we talked about what we learned...

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Want to get a better daily routine?

What is your Daily Routine? Are you creative early in the morning, afternoon, or after midnight?   We all have different daily routines, which is impacted by family, work, values, interests, hobbies etc and when I look at my routines they have changed over the years...

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What happens in an Internet Minute?

What happens in an internet minute I shared backed in December: "what happens in an internet minute" and now an updated version for 2016 is here and you can see big data is exploding and the 'landscape is also changing'.  Google, Vine and YouTube are staying strong...

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What is your favorite quote?

I love quotes and I get inspired by reading them These are some of my favorites: "Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”-- George S. Patton "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination”--. Jimmy Dean...

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Vitamin for the day

We all need a little vitamin or energy to be inspired This is my vitamin for the day: Watch TED’s Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers. Adam says: 'you need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones” and I can only agree.  What I recognize...

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Cool Innovation – Lumir C lights up LED

Cool and Innovative LED lamp A friend shared this cool lamps with me and I just have to share it - it's so cool - a lamp with no plugs, no batteries it only uses one candle how innovative is that? Put Lumir C over a lighted candle and it will turn the LED on - so...

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How Colors Impact

My favorite color is red what's your favorite color? And did you ever buy something just because of the color or because of how it was advertised? The choice of color has a big influence - website, advertising,  signs, clothes etc it's a way of communicating, showing...

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Inclusive Design

The best design is the one based on inclusive design - why do you think? Because by solving the everyday challenge for a diverse set of users it will benefit everybody and hereby the broadest possible market. The key is to embrace all users -...

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The Perfect Team Meeting

Weekly Team Meetings - how important are they? and what do you actually remember if you think a few weeks back? Over the last couple of months I have address the scope of the weekly meetings in different ways and finally found the perfect structure: Stand-up meeting...

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The Perfect Team Meeting

How important are team meetings? What do you actually remember if you think a few weeks back? Over the last couple of months I have address the scope of the weekly meetings in different ways and finally found the perfect structure: Stand-up meeting with: Quick High...

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Product Intent – Design Brief

What is the best way to advertise a product or your brand? If it is for a product then in many cases you will see a list of features - but the best way to advertise is to tap into the emotional aspects of a product.   It's so easy to describe features and facts (just...

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