“Don’t Fear Change, Embrace it” – Richard Evans

“Don’t Fear Change, Embrace it” – Richard Evans

Human beings don’t like change. We are very comfortable with the status quo and any change takes us out of our comfort zones. In my time as a Lean Coach, I’ve been exposed to constant change, which makes me reflect that we are not very good at managing it. Kaizen...
Quality Function Deployment – (QFD) => 5 Minute Read

Quality Function Deployment – (QFD) => 5 Minute Read

So, WHAT is QFD and WHY is it needed?   We hope you will find the following answers to both those questions with this blog from our industry Expert. QFD methodology is a systemic, proven means of embedding the Voice of the Customer (VOC) into all aspects of the...
4 Step Process to Determine Leading Indicator KPIs

4 Step Process to Determine Leading Indicator KPIs

Courtesy of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) There’s no magic formula or standard set of Leading Indicators that works for every company. Leading Indicator KPIs only become powerful when you find that right lever to pull that impacts the results that...
A Unique Period in Business & Growth

A Unique Period in Business & Growth

In the shadow of this awful epidemic, businesses do have a golden opportunity to really think about ‘the business’, management, operations, productivity, alliances, and every aspect perpetuating your company.  Looking back over the past 100 years of history, it is a...
The Right Stuff at the Right Time!

The Right Stuff at the Right Time!

Whether manufacturers are dealing with a global crisis impacting productivity or forging through daily operations during normal periods of constraint, it’s about having the right stuff at the right time. Our aerospace & nuclear manufacturing industry is entirely...