As process improvement trainers and coaches, we receive questions every week asking what all these different "belt
In a time where new technological developments are changing things at an increasingly rapid pace, the workplace has become an interesting, yet challenging enviro
With (6 sigma) improvement projects we try to identify the most important process parameters in order to understand a process and thus to be able to steer and control it.
Stanwick developed the digital factory game in the light of Operational Excellence and the trend towards digitisation.
In 1974, W. Skinner published an article about the Focused Factory in the Harvard Business Review.
“Design Thinking”; a term that is finding more and more resonance in the industry.
If you ask people what they think about “Lean”, there’s a good chance the answer will be "reducing or eliminating wa
"You cannot imagine that we are actually producing in the 21st century." This is a statement that you may have heard before; or maybe you have already made such a statement yourself.
Procedures and instructions: the industry and services sector use them on a daily basis.
Imagine that you are in a rowing boat along with a few colleagues from the other departments of your organisation.
Complexity. A necessary evil for some, a reason for existence for others.
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SMED is one of the classic tools of the Lean Manufacturing arsenal, but does it still have a place in today’s market? Actually, that’s a rhetorical question.