Using Lego to visualize Cycle Time and Process Cycle EfficiencyDave Nicolette
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When delivery issues are made visible, there is often an immediate and natural change in behavior. In this session I will demonstrate a simple technique we have used with several teams at my current client to track Cycle Time and Process Cycle Efficiency (PCE) using Lego. In some cases, team members started to behave differently right away, as soon as they saw where the time was going. Two interesting effects occurred naturally, without any training. First, teams that saw a lot of red Lego on their boards adjusted their work in process (WIP). They didn't know the term "WIP" but they could see the effect and acted appropriately on the information. Second, the moment a team mate placed a red brick on the board, other team members asked what the impediment was and how they could help remove it.