Raising the Water Level

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A phrase you commonly hear in the Agile world that comes from Toyota is that you want to "lower the water level" in your value stream so that you can "see the rocks" that disrupt flow and, to extend the metaphor, could damage your boat!  By exposing the rocks, you can then deal with them appropriately and thus reduce or eliminate the disruptions to the flow of value. This is a wonderfully

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