Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & Flow

  • 5h 10m 15s
  • Dominica DeGrandis
  • IT Revolution Press
  • 2017

If someone stole your wallet, you'd notice it. So why don't people notice when they are robbed of something much more valuable than their wallet - time?

Today's workers are drowning: nonstop requests for time, days filled to the brim with meetings, and endless nights spent heroically fixing the latest problems. This churn and burn is creating a workforce constantly on the edge of burnout.

In this timely book, IT time management expert Dominica DeGrandis reveals the real crime of the century - time theft, one of the most costly factors impacting enterprises in their day-to-day operations.

In this Audiobook

  • 1.1 Too Much Work-in-Progress (WIP)
  • 1.2 Unknown Dependencies
  • 1.3 Unplanned Work
  • 1.4 Conflicting Priorities
  • 1.5 Neglected Work
  • 2.1 Make Work Visible
  • 2.2 Ambush the Ringleader
  • 2.3 Expose Dependencies
  • 2.4 The Perfect Crime—Unplanned Work
  • 2.5 Prioritize, Prioritize, Prioritize
  • 2.6 Preventing Negligence
  • 2.7 Useful Board Design Examples
  • 3.1 Your Metrics or Your Money
  • 3.2 The Time Thief O'Gram
  • 3.3 Operations Review
  • 3.4 The Art of the Meeting
  • 3.5 Beastly Practices