3. Which organizations mostly benefit?

LEAN INFORMATION serves all organizations in all languages, since the principles are universal. More information-intensive industries include:

  • Air Transportation
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Legal Services
  • Life Science
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Re/insurance
  • Pharmaceutical

4. What are the eight wastes in Lean Manufacturing?

  • Defects
  • Excess Processing
  • Overproduction
  • Waiting
  • Inventory
  • Transportation
  • Movement
  • Non-utilized talent
We suggest a ninth waste:

1. What is our purpose?

– enable everyone to make their information lean for optimal understanding and action. In the private sector, we help companies improve their information efficiency to build profit and competitive advantage. In the government sector, we help make information easy for citizens to understand and act on.

2. What is our vision?

Information Efficiency is the new process optimizer and competitive advantage.

5. What are readability tests?

Readability tests define a text's ease of understanding. In general, they measure the average number of words in sentences and sylables in words. In 1978, the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Index was first used by the US Army to ensure consistent levels of readability in their training manuals. Target reading grade levels: 7-9 grade for English mother tongue speakers, lower for those speaking English as a second language. R. Flesch, The Art of Readable Writing, Harper & Row, 1974 Results: Flesch-Kincaid Readability Index Free public readability tests: English text, «deutsche Texte»

6. What is the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM)?

The IGRM provides a framework for defining a unified governance approach to information by showing the linkage between value and duty to information assets. The IGRM is a responsibility model rather than a document or case lifecycle model. Source: EDRM.net, 2012

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