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Becoming a lean library : lessons from the world of technology start-ups

Author: Jeremy Nelson
Publisher: Waltham, MA : Chandos Publishing, is an imprint of Elsevier, [2016] ©2016
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Nelson
ISBN: 9781843347798 1843347792
OCLC Number: 900032388
Description: xiii, 146 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Organizing libraires --
Pull versus push: lessons from lean manufacturing --
Build-measure-learn as an OODA loop --
Innovation accounting and Francis Taylor --
Defining hypothesis and managing complexity --
Actionable metrics from patron activity --
Pivoting or persevering when technology changes --
DevOps as a lean strategy --
The future as a warehouse.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Jeremy Nelson.

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Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and  Read more...

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