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Mind the people – 3 points to pay attention to when GEMBA walking. The best thing about going to see “the real place” is meeting the real people. Your goals are to raise motivation, trigger ideas for improvement and ensure people can perform. 1. Interest shows...read more
Going to Gemba, your role is to ensure Standard Work is actually happening. 1. Goal Orientation Before you start, make up your mind: Where do you expect Standard Work to be in place? Where is transparency, quality or efficiency crucial to this place? Here...read more
Manufacturing Technology Insights Magazin oConsulting is one of the Top 10 Lean Manufacturing Consulting/Services Companies The constringent transition and adoption to lean manufacturing is hard enough, but coupled with the complexity of keeping production...read more
“Really a board?” – we hear many of our clients ask. “Why not a screen bringing online data to the shopfloor?” … This would be “no effort” as data is directly taken from the system and it brings the spirit of digitalization, doesn’t it… ? Yes AND no. A quick deep-dive...read more
Nein, damit ist nicht der CPV Hundevirus gemeint! Obwohl die Methodik hier und da ähnlich erfreut willkommen geheißen wird, wie ein Sack Hundeflöhe. Zu Unrecht, sagen wir! CPV “Continued Process Verification” bzw. OVP „Ongoing Process Verification“ ist ein Werkzeug...read more