Benchmarks & Client Cases

Speed of Innovation


The Challenge


  • Lengthy development lead time
  • Last stage of the project plagued with rejects and rework
  • Not enough development capacity
  • Sales are not maximized by dropping customer requirements throughout the process

Root Causes

  • Lack of communication between departments
  • Rigid and bureaucratic process
  • Development focus only on closed concept
  • Inputs and exchanged requirements throughout the process

The Solution


• Obeya control and standardization of lean scheduling to increase communication

• Customer interests’ events, feasibility planning, learning cycles and integrating events to improve project quality

• Flow cells creation to reduce project lead time

• Documentation Standard Work to reduce project cost

The Results

The project had a payback period of less than 3 months with annual savings of £4.5 million.


Real Sales vs. Forecast Sales

Accuracy of sales forecast increased by 18%


Development Productivity

Development productivity increased by 8.6%


Project Lead Time

Project Lead Time reduced by 50%

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