April 8, 2020
ix Sigma Lean

What are the Similarities and Differences between Lean and Six Sigma?

It may be when Lean and Six Sigma are used in combination that companies will see the biggest, longest lasting payoffs.
October 3, 2019
Improvement Opportunities

How to Find Improvement Opportunities

Once you've implemented lean thinking and a value stream map, what's the next step? Learn how to put it all together to select improvement opportunities.
July 11, 2019
Lean Consulting Training

What Is Lean Thinking?

Lean Thinking is a mindset, it is about focus, removing waste, and increasing customer value. Lean is about smooth process flows, doing only those activities that add customer value and eliminating all other activities that don't.
July 30, 2015

How Far Are You on Your Lean Journey?

Lean is a journey. If you’re like most companies, your lean journey starts with something simple like a 5-S program and then moves on to more difficult lean tools like analyzing your value streams and then eventually reorganizing your whole supply chain. This is all great stuff but when are you done?
November 1, 2013

Are Lean Japan Tours Worth It?

Lean Japan Tours or lean trips to japan are becoming more popular. So what does it mean to go to Japan to see lean?