Applying lean techniques to quality control

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. 

Speaker: Dr. Michael Grieves is an internationally recognized author, speaker and educator on Product Lifecycle Management, with over 35 years of technical and executive experience in a wide range of industries. In addition to numerous papers on PLM in engineering, manufacturing and sustainment, he is the author of "Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking" (McGraw-Hill, 2006). Dr. Grieves consults and delivers executive education to a few select organizations, including NASA. On the academic side, he is a professor at The University of Iowa and CIMBA in Italy and is affiliated with Purdue University's PLM Center of Excellence. His new book is "Virtually Perfect: Driving both Innovation and Productivity through PLM." 

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This was first published in November 2011

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