January 10, 2022

What Does Continuous Improvement Mean in Manufacturing?

Even though external influencing factors are improving for manufacturing, successful companies are constantly looking for ways to refine the production process. Manufacturers can increase efficiency even more this year. What does continuous improvement mean in manufacturing?
December 13, 2021

Why Every Business Needs a Franchise System

The franchise model is one of the most successful business models in history. One of the reasons for this success is that franchisees are given a blueprint to follow with processes and procedures that create consistency, reliability, and predictability. That is why every business needs systems like a franchise.
December 8, 2021

How Can You Measure and Improve Efficiency?

A work-efficient facility is critical in ensuring that every business achieves its goals. Though it is impossible for a company to achieve 100 percent efficiency, manufacturers can increase efficiency. Business managers should develop strategies to reach that goal as much as possible. How can you measure and improve efficiency?
November 29, 2021

What is Business Process Management in Human Resources?

Human Resources is like the glue that holds the rest of the company together. Without an organized and streamlined HR department, everything else can easily fall apart. What is business process management in human resources?
October 13, 2021

How to Improve Process Control with Six Sigma Tools

Do you know how to improve process controls? Six Sigma tools can decrease variability and increase quality in your processes.
September 30, 2021

How to Reduce Document Control Mistakes with Document Control Software

Many organizations have decided to control their documents with paper-based systems, even though they lead to many document control mistakes.
September 22, 2021

How Do You Use the Theory of Constraints?

Do you know how to use the Theory of Constraints (TOC) to drive your performance higher than either Six Sigma or Lean Thinking combined?
September 20, 2021

How Can Manufacturing Companies Reduce Costs?

As a manufacturer, you likely have to deal with large investments and the high costs of production, which is also referred to as the Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ), that often represent one of the biggest issues in the industry. If that is the case, finding new, smart ways to save money in an effort to increase your profit margin might be your number one priority. How can manufacturing companies reduce costs?
August 29, 2021

What Is a Well-Defined Process?

The PDCA, or Deming, Cycle and the SIPOC diagram form an ideal framework for developing business procedures.