Technology and Lean Management

In the modern global economy, data rules supreme. In many cases data is more valuable than money, because, like the fable of the goose that laid the golden eggs, it has a capacity of being monetized endlessly. This applies not only to customer data but also to the metrics of project management and process management. […]

The Human Side of Continuous Improvement in Tech

One of the most pressing topics on the minds of managers, executives and employees everywhere is the future of work. It is vital for them to understand what people need to know and what skills they need to possess in order to stay competitive and employed in a world increasingly dominated by information and automation. […]

Lean Office Waste – Muda #3: Waiting

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This article is Part 4 of the “How to See Waste: the 7+1 Muda – Office edition” on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, I will explore the third of the eight wastes of Lean: Waiting Welcome back to my Lean Six Sigma Journey! In the past weeks, I have introduced the concept of Lean […]

Lean Office Waste – Muda #1: Defects

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This article is Part 2 of the “How to See Waste: the 7+1 Muda – Office edition” on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, I will explore the first of the eight wastes of Lean: Defects. Welcome back to my Lean Six Sigma Journey! In the past weeks, I have introduced the concept of Lean […]

Lean Office Waste – Muda #7: Motion Excess

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This article is Part 8 of the “How to See Waste: the 7+1 Muda – Office edition” on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, I will explore the seventh of the eight wastes of Lean: Motion Excess Welcome back to my Lean Six Sigma Journey! In the past weeks, I have introduced the concept of […]

What Is ‘Circular Economy’?

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This article is part of the “How to be a green changemaker?” series on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, we will try to understand what Circular Economy is and what the associated opportunities are for companies. Welcome back to the green changemaker Journey! In February 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the […]

How Can We Generate Additional Revenue Thanks to Sustainability and Growth?

How Can We Generate Additional Revenue Thanks to Sustainability and Growth - Zerwaste

This article is part of the “Business case for Sustainability” series on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, we will try to establish the contribution of sustainable growth in the business case for sustainability. Welcome back to the Business case for Sustainability Journey!  Some studies from the Harvard Business Review and McKinsey seem to show that sustainable […]

How Can We Save Cost Thanks to Sustainability and Return On Capital?

How Can We Save Costs Thanks to Sustainability and Returns On Capital - Zerwaste

This article is part of the “Business case for Sustainability” series on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, we will try to establish the contribution of returns on capital in the business case for sustainability. Welcome back to the Business case for Sustainability Journey!  A University of Oxford report found that 90% of 200 studies analyzed conclude that […]

How Can We Avoid Costs with Sustainability and Risk Management?

How Can We Avoid Costs with Sustainability and Risk Management - Zerwaste

This article is part of the “Business case for Sustainability” series on the Zerwaste blog. In this post, we will try to establish the contribution of risk management in the business case for sustainability. Welcome back to the Business case for Sustainability Journey!  Climate change and geopolitical crisis create risks for all businesses and will impact profitability […]