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Ramblings about W. Edwards Deming in the digital transformation era. The general idea of the podcast is derived from Dr. Demming's seminal work described in his New Economics book - System of Profound Knowledge ( SoPK ). We'll try and get a mix of interviews from IT, Healthcare, and Manufacturing with the goal of aligning these ideas with Digital Transformation possibilities. Everything related to Dr. Deming's ideas is on the table (e.g., Goldratt, C.I. Lewis, Ohno, Shingo, Lean, Agile, and DevOps).

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 12 - Kevin Behr - A Humble Student (Part 2)

This is part 2 of my Kven Behr interview.  We continue the discussion on Deming and Toyota.  We also go a little deep into the Theory of Constraints and Goldratt's work. 


15 Jul 2021

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 11 - Kevin Behr - A Humble Student (Part 1)

In this podcast, I get to chat with Kevin Behr (co-author of The Phoenix Project).  We discuss Deming's influence on Japan and modern commerce.  Kevin has an interesting perspective on Toyota and Japanese culture.  We also talk about the concept of a "Humble Student" and why Deming's message might have penetrated deeply as part of the Miracle in Japan. 


14 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 10 - Josh Corman - Captain America

In this episode, Josh and I discuss the history of sBOM's, Deming and Goldratt's influence on software supply chain as well as COVID's Operation Warp Speed.  I always say I'm a passionate person about IT, Josh is a passionate person about saving lives.  This is a fantastic episode. 


25 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 9 - Courtney Kissler - Leadership 101

Courtney Kissler is one of the pioneers in DevOps Enterprise leadership.  Starting back at her days at Nordstrom. Some of my favorite stories in the DevOps Handbook are based on some of Courtney's experiences.  We cover the gambit on topics related to Deming, Rother, Goldratt, and Hosen Kanari.  My fanboy comes out pretty hard in this episode. I think Courtney is a great example of a true leader. Note: We had some latency issues in the recording and it comes out a bit in the recording. I tried to clean it up a bit; however, it's still a little tinny. With our busy agendas, I decided to go with quantity over quality here. 


21 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 8 - Dr. Steven Spear - High Velocity Edge (part 2)

We finish up the second part of my conversation with Dr. Spear. 


16 Jun 2021

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 7 - Dr. Steven Spear - High Velocity Edge (Part 1)

This is a part 1 podcast.  The second podcast will be posted in a few weeks. (sorry for the abrupt ending). This a podcast I did about a year ago in a different portal.  I am a huge fan of Dr. Spear.  I always say that there are only two books to read when it comes to Lean. Mike Rother’s Toyota Kata and Dr. Spear, High Velocity Edge.  Dr. Spear is one of my favorite DevOps Enterprise Summit speakers.  In this episode, we cover the gambit of Lean, TPS, Culture just about everything cool you can think about.  For more information about Dr. Spear check out his highveloctyedge.com site. 


7 Jun 2021

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Profound - Dr. Deming - Episode 6 - George Dekker - Deming to Goldratt

Had a great time talking with George about all things Deming and Goldratt. It went a little long but we kept bringing up new and cool ideas.  George is a great industry student of Deming's work, lean, and Theory of Constraints.  Hope you enjoy it!


26 May 2021

Rank #7

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Profound - Dr Deming - Episode 5 - Jeffrey Fredrick Agile Conversations

Another great conversation with Jeffrey Fredrick author of Agile Conversations.  We cover his background and his views on Deming, Agile and Lean.  


17 May 2021

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Profound - Dr Deming - Episode 4 - Mary and Tom Poppendieck

Mary and Tom are instrumental figures on the path I call "Deming to Devops". We discuss their journey from lean to their modern-day thought leadership roles.  Chatting with Mary and Tom about Dr. Deming... it doesn't get any better than this. 


8 May 2021

Rank #9

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Profound - Dr Deming - Episode 1 - Introduction

Introduction to the new Profound podcast.  This is podcast focuses on topics related to Dr. Deming.


27 Apr 2021

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