Flufferbot automation at scale & LAST lessons from the TESLA Production System

schedule Jul 20th 03:45 - 04:45 PM place EN 303 (C40) people 18 Interested

Lean and Systems Thinking is about to get bigger. By several orders of magnitude.

Will the Tesla Production System inspire the next generation of (autonomous) lean systems thinking?

Tesla's 'gigafactory' has significantly scaled automated production. But not without problems and bottleneck constraints. Tesla is making a lot of mistakes along the way and CEO Elon Musk recently shared some of his lessons learnt automating Model 3 production.

Whether you are automating testing, automating devops, or introducing lean agile practices across an organisation, let's get together and reflect on our own experiences of automation at scale and other lessons learnt from the Tesla Production System.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Interactive

This is an interactive talk, not a 'workshop' (no post-it notes). Audience will interact in pairs or small groups and share their automation experiences under the topics of lean, agile and systems thinking using examples from Tesla production system to kick off the conversations.

Learning Outcome

This session will provide time to pause and reflect on why, how and what you can do to improve automation at your organisation.

Target Audience

Anyone involved in automation, and anyone interested in lean systems thinking

Prerequisites for Attendees

Disclaimer: I am not a Tesla employee or have insider info about Tesla's methods beyond what has already leaked from others studying Tesla (from both positive and negative positions).
Please be willing to share your own automation stories and lessons learnt in small discussion groups.

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