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An A3 is a simple one page format problem solving methodology that is based on lean principles. It makes communicating ideas simple and eliminates the need for constructing time consuming powerpoint presentations. The method is simple to apply, using pencil, paper (A3 format obviously!) and inputs from the team on the ground floor.
Within the context of project teams, A3s tend to be development and decision-making instruments specific to a particular project. As many have likely experienced, many of the problems solved and lessons learned on a project are not sufficiently captured and disseminated to others in a company.
Whenever I try to introduce A-3 root cause problem solving to the field this is normally the response I get, right after some cursing and eye rolling. The thought of using a methodical approach to getting to the root cause of a problem while using a single sheet of paper...