Category Archives: Learning

Toyota Kata – Workshop at ITSM.fi Top 10 Conference

Last friday I held a Toyota Kata – workshop at the ITSM.fi Top 10 conference with the help of my colleague and friend Tomi Lamminsalo. The conference was a great experience with good presentations and a very active and knowledgeable … Continue reading

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What is a learning organization?

Most of us understand that being really good at something is not static in its nature. In all walks of life (sports, governments, companies, etc.) the best always seem to be able to adapt faster to changing circumstances than the rest. … Continue reading

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Learning to Learn

I’m going to continue a subject that Teemu started few weeks back. I’ll describe a personal way of learning and do a short analysis of this hoping it might help you to learn faster and make it more conscious. I … Continue reading

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What is Resilience in Projects?

What is Resilience? Resilience is ability to withstand change without completely altering your plan or ability to recover fast from things you didn’t expect. Lately there’s been a lot of discussion about resilience, resilience and IT but not so much … Continue reading

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Looking at problems through nine windows – how to become creative

Everyone has to be creative. That’s the mantra these days. But it’s not so easy being creative all the time especially considering the time and resource pressure we  are all under. I think there is also this common fallacy that … Continue reading

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What I have learned about learning

When I graduated almost ten years ago I had this funny idea that now all this “painful and hard” studying is over at it is time to start applying all this useful knowledge at work. As anyone who works in … Continue reading

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A3 projekti

Mikä A3? A3 viittaa A3 ajatteluun, joka on alunperin Toyota:n keksimä tapa käsitellä tiiviissä formaatissa jonkin monimutkaisen asian implementointia yhdistettynä PDCA-mallin (Plan-Do-Check-Act) käyttöön. Mihin A3 ajattelua voidaan käyttää? A3 ajattelu sopii hyvin monimutkaisten asioiden, ongelmien tai tehtävien ratkomiseen. Tarkoituksena on … Continue reading

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