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GA 376 | Navigating Visual Management and the Obeya Method with Greg Woods

By Jessica Bush Updated on June 16th, 2021

This week’s guest is Greg Woods.  Ron and Greg talked about the various approaches to visual management, including physical and digital strategies. They also discussed the obeya method and what it entails. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote Greg is inspired by (1:43)
  • Greg’s background (2:04)
  • What visual management means to Greg (4:04)
  • The different levels of visual management (5:03)
  • The whiteboard approach (6:43)
  • About digital visual management (12:25)
  • How a virtual gemba walk or obeya works (13:31)
  • The next frontier of lean (17:57)
  • Greg’s final words of wisdom (20:21)

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