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Lean

Which Six Sigma belt do you have?

Which Six Sigma belt do you have?

Six sigma training and certification can be achieved through online and offline. There are a number of programs designed to train working professionals and managers to understand the quality systems. Six Sigma involves a process where a refined process is charted out after going through DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) methods. It is

Mike Wilson | November 27, 2012 | Lean | Lean, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma


Lean Supply Chain

Lean Supply Chain

Supply chain management ensures that products are delivered to the end market with minimum waste. If you are implementing lean methods in your organization, lean supply chain management is the right fit for the overall success of your organization. You will be able to take up and continue your lean journey in an appropriate way

Mike Wilson | November 23, 2012 | Lean | Lean, Lean Manufacturing



Lean Supplies Chain Management for Companies

Lean Supplies Chain Management for Companies

Lean systems are meant for producing the best products and services with little or no wastage of various kinds of resources. Lean supply chain management purports to create a well designed supply chain management system where all the resources are effectively utilized. The people, processes, technologies and suppliers will be optimized at the beginning of

Mike Wilson | November 13, 2012 | Lean | Continuous Improvement, Lean


Six Sigma Applied To Workplace Safety

Six Sigma Applied To Workplace Safety

Questions always abound over whether safety and quality production can be equated and whether they both deserve similar commitment. Since the conventionalization of the six sigma concept by Motorola in the 1980s much focus has been on creating excellence in business processes while paying minimal or no attention to other supportive elements of business. Workplace

Mike Wilson | November 6, 2012 | Lean | Safety, Six Sigma, Workplace Safety


Lean Manufacturing Can Enforce Safety Standards

Lean Manufacturing Can Enforce Safety Standards

Lean manufacturing has become a very important concept in business improvement. Most large organizations have devised tools and systems to help align their businesses towards lean enterprise and reap the benefits of improved efficiency and waste reduction. Most people associate lean manufacturing with business production unaware that it is a broad concept that can also

Mike Wilson | November 2, 2012 | Lean | Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing


Soaring Yields with Six Sigma

Soaring Yields with Six Sigma

The basics of management posit that input will more often than not equal the output. A meager input will result to insignificant yields with no prospects of progress creating a vicious cycle of low productivity. For any business manager to be able to reverse this, an intense and critical examination of all the aspects of

Mike Wilson | October 26, 2012 | Lean | Continuous Improvement, Lean, Six Sigma








A3 for Lean Implementation

A3 for Lean Implementation

A3 image via Reliableplant.com Today, I was looking for a decent A3 problem-solving template for an engineering friend who was planning on implementing a lean program for his company, and I came across a helpful article on ReliablePlant.com by Larry Rubrick and a cool A3 powerpoint presentation at PowerShow.com (don’t hit download, just hit play).

Mike Wilson | October 11, 2012 | Lean | A3, Continuous Improvement, Lean, Lean Manufacturing