New & Notable
Strategies for lean manufacturing success News
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.
Strategies for lean manufacturing success Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Miller Ingenuity uses smartphone catalog, warehouse automation and shop-floor integration to set itself apart as a tech leader in old-line industry. Continue Reading
Quality function deployment (QFD) is the translation of user requirements or requests into designs. The goal of QFD is to build a product that does exactly what the customer wants instead of delivering a product that emphasizes expertise the builder... Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
Manage Strategies for lean manufacturing success
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
In this book chapter excerpt, find out the truth behind common lean manufacturing implementation myths and misconceptions. Continue Reading
In this book chapter, learn how to overcome lean manufacturing challenges and common obstacles to lean success. Continue Reading
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... Continue Reading
Problem Solve Strategies for lean manufacturing success Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
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. Continue Reading
Discover how standardized work can aid in lean manufacturing efforts and learn the steps to standardizing manufacturing processes in this expert response. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading