Lean Six Sigma And Change Management

Lean Six Sigma And Change Management

Lean Six Sigma Working Together Lean and Six Sigma, often used together, are two tried and true methodologies for identifying problems in a process and, to an extent, working to correct those problems as well. Indeed, Lean is touted under the banner of “continual improvement” more often than not. Of course, continual improvement means making

Quality, Value, & Grade – An Exploration

Quality, Value, & Grade – An Exploration

Is Higher Quality Always Better? You don’t have to be in the business world to feel that, intuitively, that better quality, is, well better. Phrases like “quality over quantity” and “you get what you pay for” drive this point home for just about everyone from a young age, but have we ever stopped to think

Increasing Warehouse Productivity

Increasing Warehouse Productivity

Reviewing the Best Practices for Increasing Warehouse Productivity Warehouse productivity lie at the heart of Lean and Six Sigma’s origins, but even today “best practices” are often not followed. At least, that’s the sentiment of Michael W., a poster from within Supply Chain Today, a group within LinkedIn. Michael posted an article on some ways to

Lean In Non-Profits

Lean In Non-Profits

Lean Six Sigma for Non Profits We always like to hear about people applying business methodologies and mechanics in arguably unorthodox ways or markets, and today I stumbled across a LinkedIn discussion that happens to exemplify exactly that sentiment. User William Falquero seemed to be onto something interesting as he posed a question for other

DMAIC Cycle

DMAIC Cycle

Improving Facility Processes through DMAIC Cycle If you’re looking for ways to improve virtually any process in your facility, you will want to make sure you are making informed changes that are focused on getting the results you desire. One of the best ways to determine what type of changes to which processes should be

LinkedIn Discussion – The Most Important Lean and Six Sigma Tools

LinkedIn Discussion – The Most Important Lean and Six Sigma Tools

LinkedIn Discussion Unravels Important Lean and Six Sigma Tools Lean and Six Sigma methodology both work together toward the common goal of getting your business into its best shape possible. When conducting Lean operations, you’re looking at ways to reduce waste and variability and, ultimately, to make a work floor or overall business more productive

10 Best Practices for Inventory Control

10 Best Practices for Inventory Control

Improve the Efficiency of Your Facility with Inventory Control Whenever attempting to improve the efficiency of your facility, one of the best places to start is your inventory control. If this area is not operating properly, it will slow down every other aspect of your facility. For this reason, you should go over the industry

What We Can Learn From Lean Project Tracking Software

What We Can Learn From Lean Project Tracking Software

Tips & Tricks for Efficiently Tracking Lean Projects Recently, we wrote about a couple of problems facing many Lean practitioners. These were problems that hindered their learning process and often caused overconfidence. Amongst the advice to help combat these problems arose the need for detailed tracking and note taking with regards to practice and progress.