Lean has found technology! Some A3 thinkers use a traditional pencil and paper to create A3s others create them with their computers. The A3 Creator app was developed to take advantage the capabilities of tablets, where you can use a stylus as a pencil to create an electronic A3. You don’t need a stylus. You can just type or use your finger to draw.
This app allows the user or users (A3s are best created with a group), to type, draw, take pictures, and import graphics to create an A3.Expert help is built right into this app. John Shook, CEO of the Lean Enterprise Institute and Toyota’s first American kacho (manager) in Japan, walks you through each part of the A3 process. Additional tips are available from other A3 experts as well.
You can submit your A3 to the lean.org A3 dojo. There your A3 can be viewed by A3 sensei and the Lean Community who can offer you feedback and continue your learning and development.
I just started playing with my App and look forward putting some screen shots together! Who says work can’t be fun?
A3 Creator availability: The A3 Creator for Androids or The A3 Creator for iPads.
My thoughts on using A3 in Sales and Marketing.