Lean thinking can also be applied in Product Development and R&D environment. The focus is on identifying Value and Non-value Added Activities, making sure that customer requirements are met and build in learning and continuous improvement.
Before watching the videos below, start with reviewing a brief introduction of Lean Product Development by LeanPPD.org.
This a brief but descriptive example of Lean thinking and principles at Scania, presented in the Lean Forum in Norway in 2014.
Please note that this presentation is in Swedish
Mr. Norbert Majerus presents how Goodyear implemented Lean in their Product Development processes and their main challenges.
Presented at the Lean Summit 2011, Mr. Takashi Tanaka shares his experience from his time working for Toyota Engineering Co.