August 18, 2019

“How to begin your lean journey” is a common question asked by many of those new to lean. This guide will show you what to do when beginning your lean program. How to Begin Your Lean Journey? Here’s Where Not to Start There are three areas that I see as problematic. They’re mistakes which are

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August 17, 2019

I’m often asked what continuous improvement in manufacturing is and whether it’s a waste of time to spend excessive amount of time trying to improve everything. Here’s a guide to help expose why continuous improvement is something you should be adopting in your culture today. What is Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing? Continuous improvement is a

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August 17, 2019

The Pareto rule is quite a well known phenomenon. But are you using it effectively to help identify what’s holding your business’ growth back and which things could make it fly? In this guide well discuss how to use it to your advantage. Overview of the Pareto Rule If you don’t know of the pareto

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May 21, 2019

In the previous article, we discussed the concept of Takt Capabilities and how they allow us to move up and down the gears, so to speak, to match the output for each day. As offices tend to process a variety of work – all of which can have different process times, the dilemma is; how

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May 21, 2019

This is another article in the series of takt time. In this guide, we’ll explore how to use takt time in the office, so you can use it to improve productivity and flow. Why Takt Time is Important (Recap) As we’ve defined in the introduction on Takt, If you can understand the pace at which

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