In this chapter I aim to answer the following questions:
1 How do you scope Lean projects?
2 What is an A3 and how do you use them?
3 When is it appropriate to use an A3, project charter or project initiation document?
4 What are the practicalities of scoping projects?
Scoping is the process of answering key questions about your Lean project or Lean event such as:
• What do we want to achieve?
• How will we measure success?
• Who will be involved?
• What risks might we need to prepare for?
• What is the plan?
• What are the timescales?
Scoping is something you may be familiar with as it has been considered best practice in project management for a number of years and appears in the form ...