Lean thinking - It is a philosophy of production that was originally used in the manufacturing sector but has been widely adopted to all facets of production which have repetitive production processes. Thinking lean is all about improving performance and eliminating loss and waste. Click here for a Lean Thinking overview from the Government of Alberta that gives a good overview of areas of waste commonly investigated when considering a lean assessment.
Smart investments - Working with your technology and financial advisors are two good places to start before making an investment. Implementing technology within your operation requires a plan and a clear idea of what the desired outcomes will be. To get started on assessing new technologies in your farm operation, refer to these resources.
Farm Credit Canada: Preparing your farm for technology
The Poultry Site: The future of poultry technologies
Zootecnica International: Big Data for Poultry What is Possible?