Using Hoshin Kanri to Becoming a Lean Enterprise

Karl Scotland at Agile Yorkshire

Achieving strategic business goals in constantly changing environment is often compared with steering a ship through a storm. Heading in the best overall direction is important while at the same time reacting to the the weather and each breaking wave. Hoshin Kanri is an approach to planning originating in Japan literally translated as strategy deployment.

Karl Scotland is an regular conference speaker and lean consultant who presented at Agile Yorkshire on this topic and how it can support the idea of learning organisations.

Author: Royd Brayshay

I work with software development teams needing greater business effectiveness. I give lean and agile leadership advice plus coaching and training in Scrum, Kanban and XP practices. Dramatic improvements in productivity and predictability can be found in most teams. I also write code, design products and perform technical leadership.