LPPDE Europe

Join leading thinkers pioneering lean product and process development?

May 13-15, 2024

Increasing the Speed of Innovation

Are you ready to connect with the practitioners at the leading edge of lean agile transformation journeys?

Join leading practitioners pioneering lean product and process development as well as agile and devops?

As usual we promote the Exchange of knowledge, so we have asked all speakers to stay for the day, including a very special Networking buffet in the evening. A great networking event where everyone “gives and takes”, sharing and creating new usable knowledge.

The day will have mixed speakers giving their experiences (both successes and failures) on Increasing the Speed of Innovation of central importance to the business success. We have speakers from various countries and with different background like Lean Product and Process Development, Agile for hardware, Knowledge Based Development, Devops, but also mindset and culture.

Our objective is that this conference will be on the forefront of developing our way of working with innovations, within hardware, software and processes. We are aiming at creating a new milestone by combining all available schools of knowledge into something useful for everyone attending.

Everyone signing up will also be invited to our LPPDE Virtual Summits where we will be preparing some themes we will touch on the conference. The aim is to create a learning community striving for perfection, or as we say here; on Increasing the Speed of Innovation.

Thanks for joining us in Stockholm,

Peter Palmér, Ingela Hofverberg & Fredrik Viljesjö

Conference chair & co-chairs
LPPDE Europe 2024

Monday, May 13, 2024    Pre-Conference Workshops

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08:30 - 17:00

Lunch Included

The Lean Machine – The 7+1 principles of Lean Product and Process Development

Dantar Oosterwal

Argo-Efeso Consulting Group

This workshop introduces participants to the foundational principles of lean product and process development. It is targeted specifically for newcomers to the community to help get them up to speed on some of the basic concepts so they can get the most from the main conference. The workshop based on Dantar´s model “The Lean Machine 7+1”

In 2003 Harley-Davidson was awarded the Outstanding Corporate Innovator award by the Product Development Management Association (PDMA) yet a short time later the same organization was able to deliver over 4 times as much innovation. Through a significant investment in production capacity, the backlog of motorcycle demand Harley-Davidson had enjoyed in the 1990’s drastically reduced. In order to generate product demand, Harley-Davidson adopted lean product development methods to their product development system powering this dramatic improvement in innovation output and demand. Not many people recognized the business significance of the article in the November 2005 issue of Easy Rider Magazine.

At a glance it was like every other article in every other bike magazine with a write-up on the latest products launches and the new model line-up for Harley-Davidson. After all, Easy Rider is not generally considered a scholarly journal. The headline of the article proclaimed in big bold print, “The Sleeping Giant Awakens”. The Sleeping Giant Awakens?

Harley-Davidson had seen 24 quarters of record sales and record profits. But these were bike guys and they were blown away by the torrent of new products flowing from the motor company. The largest introduction of new products they had ever seen. Harley-Davidson’s lean product development efforts resulted in 50% reduction in time to market and a 4-fold increase in throughput while maintaining a quality level of 98% repurchase intent. Later as the Vice President of Innovation for Sara Lee, Dantar once again applied these principles in leading the creation and implementation of Sara Lee’s global Innovation process resulting in 35% improvement in R&D efficiency and 5 fold increase in revenue from new products.

Over the years, Dantar has worked with numerous companies as an adviser, coach, and consultant to help them learn and implement these techniques. In his book Shingo Prize awarded book, ‘The Lean Machine’, Dantar shares the story from this product development transformation. In this session, he will share lessons from his learning journey as he tells his story of applying lean product development principles in a corporate environment that didn’t want to change. He will explore the complexities, the challenges, and the pitfalls associated with creating organizational change to improve the innovation process. He will also discuss key principles of ‘Knowledge based product development’ and how you can utilize them to improve any product development system to improve innovation flow, revenue growth, and profitability.

7 Keys to successful Lean Product Development that will be covered include:

  • Manufacture customers
  • Portfolio Cadence & Flow
  • Set-Based
  • Reusable Knowledge
  • Visual Management
  • Lead with Entrepreneur System Designers
  • Teams of Responsible Experts

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  • Match Throughput to Business Need

These 7+1 key aspects to Lean Product Development and the all-important connection to the business are summarized in a one page document called Lean Product Development in a nutshell and can be downloaded here: https://www.developlean.com/lean-product-development-in-a-nutshell

5 Take-aways you can expect from this session:

  • What Lean Product Development is and why it is sometimes referred to as Knowledge-Based or Set-Based Product Development
  • The benefits of Lean Product Development for the organization
  • Key aspects of Lean Product Development which can be applied to improve product development in any organization
  • Why moving lean from manufacturing upstream to product development doesn’t work
  • How to apply and integrate Lean Product development to an organization

In more recent time Dantar has teamed up with Andreas Dörken and developed the model even further.

Dantar Oosterwal is highly regarded as a global thought-leader in Lean Innovation & Product Development systems as well as an advisor, speaker and award-winning author.  He has a passion for learning and applying lean product development systems to impact improvements of business performance. Dantar has championed many large and global operational improvement initiatives as well as developed and led Lean Innovation transformations for organizations resulting in profound improvements to both top-line revenue and bottom-line efficiency. He has been awarded the Shingo Prize for his work in Lean Innovation by the Shingo Institute, the Outstanding Corporate Innovator award from PDMA and several product patents. Dantar has served as the Global Vice President of Innovation at Sara Lee and Product Development & Product Planning Leader at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. His consulting experience spans a diversity of industries ranging from raw materials (mining and chemicals) to high-tech defense systems. Today Dantar is Sr. Vice-president at Argo.

Workshop Track 2

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08:30 - 12:30

Evolving and Transforming Mindsets and Operating Systems - It Always Starts with Me!!

Ulrika Thell, Scania

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12:30

Lunch

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13:30 - 17:00

Applying Knowledge Based Development

Christer Lundh, AUFERO

Details coming soon!

Workshop Track 3

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08:30 - 17:00

Lunch Included

Agile Evolution

Fredrik Viljesjö, We Are Movement

Details coming soon!

Tuesday, May 14, 2024    Conference Day - Increasing the Speed of Innovation

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08:30

Summit Welcome

Peter Palmér, Conference chair LPPDE

 

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08:40

LPPD Increases the Speed of Innovation

Dantar Oosterwal, Argo-Efeso consulting group

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09:10

Path to Hardware Agility

Maarit Laanti, WikiAgile

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09:40

Networking Break

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10:00 - late

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As usual we promote the Exchange of knowledge, so we have asked all speakers to stay for the day, including a very special Networking buffet in the evening.

The day will have mixed speakers giving their experiences (both successes and failures) on  Increasing the Speed of Innovation

of central importance to the business success.

We have speakers from various countries and with different background like Lean Product and Process Development, Agile for hardware, Knowledge Based Development, Devops, but also mindset and culture.

We will present the speakers as they are confirmed over the next weeks.

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14:40

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Networking Buffet

Wednesday, May 15, 2024    Post-Conference Workshops

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08:30 - 17:00

Lunch Included

Agile meets lean in hardware development - Industrial DevOps

Fredrik Viljesjö and Jesper Hoffstedt, We Are Movement

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08:30 - 17:00

Lunch Included

Leading Innovation – Direct & Indirect Leadership Skills Fit for the Future

Carl Starendal, We Are Movement

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08:30 - 12:00

Lean System of Decision Making with particular focus on a System called Choosing By Advantages in Design and Engineering

Anand Nicodemus, Fluor

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12:30

Lunch

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13:30 - 17:00

Agile applied to HW

Paolo Sammichelli, Italien

Agenda under development, minor changes pending

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