Karl Scotland helps businesses to become learning oriented organizations. Over the last 15 years he has been an advocate of Lean and Agile approaches. He has worked with companies such as BBC, Yahoo!, EMC Consulting, Rallz Software, Cisco and SDL. During that time, he has been a pioneer of using Kanban Systems and Strategy Deployment for product development, a founding member of both the Lean Systems Society and Limited WIP Society, as well as being an active community member and a regular conference speaker. In addition, Karl has been awarded the honorary Brickell Key Community Contribution Award at the 2013 Lean Kanban North America conference.
For many organisations, failure is something to be avoided. Poor results are frowned upon, so people don’t take risks and hide undesirable results for fear of being blamed and punished. However, it is precisely these failures that generate new information from which we can learn, and that learning is what leads to organisational improvement and […]