Jidoka,Lean Tools

Jidoka by Lean Concepts

23 Feb , 2016   Video

When we think about House of Lean we visualize it’s two pillars: JIT and Jidoka. Unfortunately, many Lean journeys fall short of expectations because companies leaders (management) focus a majority of their efforts on Just in Time pillar and marginalize Jidoka. Why is that so?

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Flow,Lean Basics,Lean Tools

Push vs. Pull

18 Feb , 2016   Video

In this short video Mr. Arthur describes differences between push and pull.  More…

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Lean Basics,Lean History

The History of Lean Thinking

17 Feb , 2016   Video

As some sources are mentioning a history of lean thinking is rooted several hundreds years back all the way to the Venice in 16th century where a first written trace of the “moving” assembly line could be found.

This video gives very brief overview of some of the important events and people in the history of the lean management such as: More…

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Lean,Lean Intro

Lean in 90 Seconds

16 Feb , 2016   Video

Have a colleague or friend who would like to know more about Lean but are short on time? Show them this video.  More…

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Lean,Lean Basics,Lean Frameworks,Lean Leadership

Lean Management and Lean Leadership

14 Feb , 2016   Video

Dr. Emiliani discusses different aspects of Lean Management and Lean Leadership.   More…

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Flow,Lean Tools

Heijunka by Lean Concepts

2 Feb , 2016   Video

Successful leveling is considered one of the highest achievements in lean manufacturing.
But why is it so important? Simply because process variation is inevitable, and product demand isn’t an exception.
Nothing is more basic to improving the manufacturing systems than the reduction of variation (unevenness – Mura).

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Flow,TOC

Theory of Constraints Demonstration of The Bottleneck

29 Jan , 2016   Video

Great demonstration how bottleneck affects the flow. Arrie van Niekerk is using three 1.5l bottles to show how to improve the flow. Three scenarios are given: More…

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Flow,Lean Tools

How to reduce WIP using Little’s Law

16 Jan , 2016   Video

Anyone who is focused on continuous improvement and operational excellence must be aware that inventory level, lead time and throughput rate play a huge role in striving to this goal. Fortunately for us, MIT professor John D.C. Little proved the relationship between above mentioned variables, which is today known as “Little’s Law”.

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Flow,Lean Tools

Water Spiders Video by Xtreamlean

14 Jan , 2016  

Just hours before uploading this post, lean consulting team which I’m a part of, suggested to our client a possibility of including a Water Spider in their business processes. More…

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5S,Lean Tools

5S Overview by Gemba Academy

13 Jan , 2016   Video

 

This is an introductory video about 5S, recorded by Gemba Academy and presented by Ron Pereira. It is second and improved version of the 5S Overview video created several years ago, and which has had more than 250k views on YouTube. More…

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