We are living in the age of creativity. As much as 80% of managers admit that unlocking the creative potential in their organization is crucial to sustain economic growth. Unfortunately, only 25% believe that they are living up to their creative potential. The main reason for this discrepancy is the lack of an efficient innovation strategy.
Lean thinking, as developed by Toyota several decades ago, is a philosophy that contains a powerful set of tools that enable more efficient innovation, from ideation to validation. Lean releases wasted time and at the same time provides the necessary framework for left-brain scientists to become more creative.
This is a first presentation in a series that discuss the use of Lean thinking in R&D.