Strategies for lean manufacturing success
- February 26, 2015
Despite drawbacks, 3-D printing will continue to revolutionize design, development and production of unique, low-volume complex parts.
- November 17, 2011
Dr. Michael Grieves, a professor at the University of Iowa, explains how Lean Six Sigma can be used to analyze and redesign quality-control workflows and automate them for greater accuracy and efficiency.
- October 05, 2010
Incorporating software into a lean project can be challenging. CSCMP 2010 attendees learned about the variety of lean technology options available and how to use them to boost supply chain visibility and efficiency.
- December 23, 2009
Find out the benefits of dynamic business process management and alerting technology, and read a case study about how one organization implemented dynamic BPM.
- September 21, 2009
Balancing the demands of lean manufacturing and the needs of IT can be challenging. First you have to understand how software can enhance lean practices without overshadowing the goals of the lean initiative.
- September 03, 2009
The tough economic times are forcing manufacturers to tighten their belts. Lean manufacturing initiatives can be expensive, but finding small ways to implement lean into the production process now can mean big savings later.
- August 05, 2009
Lean manufacturing is a technology as well as a philosophy. Read how manufacturers use software to apply lean methodology to supply chains to increase visibility and efficiency.
- June 09, 2009
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- April 09, 2009
Anil Gupta, vice president of marketing for supply chain consulting firm Bristlecone, discusses how companies can leverage their existing SCM software -- or turn to other solutions -- to make their supply chains leaner.
- March 26, 2009
Configuring ERP software to work in a lean manufacturing environment can be tricky. Learn how to avoid common lean manufacturing mistakes and find ERP configuration tips to help you merge ERP and lean.
- March 24, 2009
Thinking about adapting lean manufacturing principles for your supply chain? Find out how to prep your ERP system for a lean manufacturing deployment and learn how ERP and lean can work together to manage data and improve KPIs.
- March 23, 2009
A manufacturing firm adopting the principles of lean manufacturing will need to leverage its ERP system during its transition to lean. But balancing an ERP system and lean principles may require some juggling skills.
- October 07, 2008
You don't need ERP to implement lean manufacturing effectively. You don't need lean to implement ERP. But together, they make a powerful platform for reducing waste and increasing productivity.