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  • Business applications, data analytics can make business lean

    Centralised business apps, such as ERP and CRM can frustrate, but also make a business lean. Data analytics has a fresh Six Sigma role to play

  • spaghetti diagram

    A spaghetti diagram is a graphic representation of the flow of some entity, such as a person, a product or a piece of information, as it goes through some process.

  • Overcoming lean manufacturing challenges

    In this book chapter, learn how to overcome lean manufacturing challenges and common obstacles to lean success.

  • Building a business case for lean implementation

    Introducing lean thinking to your staff means explaining what lean does and how it will help your business. Identifying your goals, explaining the concepts of kaizen and kanban and setting up lean training programs are all parts of building a business case for lean implementation.

  • Making the lean manufacturing management commitment

    In order for a lean initiative to be successful, lean manufacturing management must be willing to commit to implementation and training plans. Strong lean manufacturing leadership is able to evaluate what lean needs to do and solve problems down the road.

  • Creating a lean implementation plan

    There are many factors to consider before starting a lean implementation project. Make sure to address any questions about systems capabilities, cultural change and leadership before creating a lean implementation plan.

  • lean production

    Lean production is an assembly-line methodology developed originally for Toyota and the manufacturing of automobiles. It is also known as the Toyota Production System or just-in-time production.

  • kaizen (or continuous improvement)

    Kaizen, also known as continuous improvement, is an approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve small, incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.

  • How to create a strategy for a lean manufacturing implementation

    For a manufacturing lean implementation to go smoothly, IT managers need to truly understand lean philosophy. This understanding will help build a strong lean strategy and ensure that projects stay on course.

  • Where lean manufacturing methodology meets supply chain management

    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.

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