Announcement: Operations Strategy Checkup: 5 Key Questions to Ask for Maximum Business Performance

Is there a correct time to review business strategy? It turns out that it is indeed important to pause the ongoing project at any point in time, and review if it is running to produce the optimum results. There are 5 key questions that help analyze if there is a requirement for process optimization. #1: […]

Announcement: Lean Leaders — Do You Understand the Apparent Contradictions of Lean?

Some lean tools, when compared one to the other, appear to be contradictory or incompatible in nature. For example: How do we standardize processes and yet teach our people to be creative? Standardization involves rote repetition; creativity involves continual change. They appear to be an “either-or” or mutually exclusive proposition. What about the concept that […]

Competently Use Capability Analysis

Capability of a process, as judged by the historical records, shows the probability of the process to achieve the desired results. Capability analysis is important as it helps to maintain a constant improvement in the process, and also helps decide if the customer’s specifications can be met. Capability analysis can be done both visually and […]