Step 3: Simplify and optimize - Deepstash

Step 3: Simplify and optimize

This should come after step two. A common mistake is to simplify and optimize a part or a process that should not exist.

Make sure you don't automate or optimize a process that doesn't need to exist in the first place. Sure, you can make percentage gains by making something better... but why not save 100 percent of the time, effort, or cost involved by eliminating something that creates no value?

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