There is a strong contrast between the traditional management view of spare time and the kanban view. Traditional managers1 view spare time as something to avoid, as a sign of inefficiency or even laziness. One important responsibility of such managers is to keep workers busy. In contrast to this, network queuing theory—and kanban in particular—show […]
What is creativity?
In preparation for a discussion of creativity and artificial intelligence, I will describe here how I understand “creativity”. My purpose is to set the stage for that other discussion, in which I will address what I find to be a key misrepresentation in the current capabilities of artificial intelligence. I believe that we can judge […]