The following is a transcript of a talk I delivered this week that seeks to answer the question, “what is Lean?” for those who are new to Lean thinking. Each section in this post corresponds to a slide in the presentation above. You can download a free .pdf of the slide deck here.
1. What is Lean? An Introduction.
What is Lean? As an audience that is new to Lean, this is quite possibly the single, most important question that I can answer for you today. Yet, I’m going to tell you upfront, right from the start, that I am going to fail to do so.