Lean Digital is a synergy of Lean philosophy and a modern production trend. Such combination allows to map company’s processes and improve their efficiency from the digitalisation perspective. Through the thorough Lean analysis of the processes the organization is moving towards setting the goal of digitalisation: what, how and what for to digitalise.
Processes modelling is a way to build a live business model of the company that is created with the help of the employees and based on their knowledge. An employee directly involved in the process describes his actions. Based on that description the visual work flow is created, which contains:
Waste from the Lean perspective is detected during the modelling and belongs somewhere else – not to your process. Lean analysis leads to an important transition towards the conscious implementation of potential improvements. Even if you decide not to go on with digitalisation, you get a process map that is alive due to the employee involvement and reflects current situation better than ever before.
Digitalisation as transformation starts here. Lean analysis enables to easily discover waste in the processes, however does this process needs to be digitalised at all? With a digital analysis you get clarity in the following: