In this presentation Don Reinertsen examines some key lean methods including queue management, batch size reduction, WIP constraints, and cadence. He also discusses the governing economic tradeoffs and how these methods can be exploited by product developers.
Don is the President of Reinertsen & Associates. He has worked with leading product development organizations for over 3o years, and taught executive courses at Caltech for 14 years. He is the author/co-author of three best-selling books on product development.He is considered one of the leading thinkers in the emerging field of lean product development.
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