Category: Culture Change

#LESS2012 Best Talk of the Conference

Having enjoyed a great 2 day conference with many speakers who are really the experts in their fields, my conference experience ended with a lovely (and completely unexpected) gesture. My talk “Lean and the Enterprise: Maersk Line’s Journey” was awarded the “Best Talk of the Conference” by the organising committee. Below are the slides from my talk. (Much of this won’t make… Read more →

#LESS2012 – Tallinn, Estonia November 12-14, 2012

Abstract: Does your organisation treat I.T. like a factory, taking orders from “the business”? Does your funding and approval process force you to work in large batches with commitment to fixed time, budget and scope? Do your KPIs lead people to optimise for their role or department? Do your legacy applications limit how fast your organisation can innovate? Is your… Read more →

Transforming Container Shipping through Innovation

Our industry is in trouble. The most “innovative” thing we have done in the last few years is to simply slow down our ships.  Whilst this has been great for absorbing excess capacity, reducing bunker cost and improving reliability, it’s not something that is likely to differentiate for very long because it’s easy for our competitors to copy (everyone is doing it… Read more →

#SoftwarePassion Conference

I was asked to speak at Software Passion Summit after a friend and colleague of mine, Portia Tung, was unable to make it. This was my first time speaking at a conference 🙂 When: 19th March 2012, 2 days Where: Göteborg, Sweden. Description Software Passion Summit is a developer conference with a passion for software development. The Software Passion Summit is going… Read more →