LEAN BLOGGING: – How to do 5S for a Blog

This is just an introduction of how and where 5S can be helpful in blogging and how it can help us improve the overall reading and exploration experience of our readers. More will come soon. In the mean time please feel free to comment about how you liked this article.

The Lean Blogging series brings in a new perspective of thinking about improvement in the overall experience for readers and subscribers of blogs.

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LEAN Blogging – The mantra of a Successful Blog

I have been reading blogs for many years and have seen them develop over the years. Blogs have gone from simple, only content websites having full length blog posts on the front page, to websites having complex layouts cluttered with different sized blocks placed all over the web page to present content to the readers, sometimes only showing the headlines and the full length posts lying somewhere behind the scene. Matters would have been a lot better had there not been graphic ads in the form of banners found in between the content and at strategic locations that attract your attention away from the content you were trying to find.

So I am starting a new series on blogging – Lean Blogging Series and this is the introduction.

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Get LEAN during the Mean economic crisis

The current economic crisis has brought a downturn in almost every industry the world over. First the USA and its banking companies came across the subprime lending crisis leading to the fall of some leading financial institutions that had gone deep into the lending space without taking all the necessary precautions and becoming too liberal to lure the customers from the competitors. Then came the fall of an insurance giant. This had repercussions throughout the banking industry across Europe and Asia too. This was also felt by the banking industry in India.
What ever may happen in Toyota’s case, one thing is sure that minimum inventory is the way to go and that is one of the basic things Lean Management comprises of. Hence IT is time to be LEAN during the MEAN Economic crisis.

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