15 Must-Know Lean Six Sigma Concepts

15 Must-Know Lean Six Sigma Concepts Lean Six Sigma is a combination of the managerial concepts of Lean and Six Sigma. In the 2000s Lean Six Sigma was first introduced as a concept in the book called “Leaning into Six Sigma: The Path to  Integration of Lean Enterprise and Six...

VSM Basics explained at MIT

A real lesson on Value Stream Mapping made at the MIT University. See now. The post VSM Basic explained at MIT appeared first on LeanVlog. Source: LeanVlog

Why Bring a Lean Approach to Digital?

Why Bring a Lean Approach to Digital? With promising technologies like Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Virtual Workspaces, and others available to companies right now, many organizations jump into using new technologies only to realize their efforts are wasted when these technologies do not deliver the intended business results (or value). This...

Top ideas from Toyota to achieve sustainable competitive advantage and remain future-proof!

Do you want to achieve a long-term and sustainable competitive advantage for your business?  What are some of the time-tested principles that companies can emulate from Toyota's Lean approach? How does the Toyota way challenge conventional thinking of other companies? Toyota introduced Lean thinking to the world and since then it has become a great obsession...

5 key trends shaping up the the digital future. How can organizations prepare for them and become future-proof?

Question: Is there something that can makeyour organization future-proof?Recently, I attended a trade show in Hong Kong which showcased the latest trends in technology.It was stimulating and scary at the same time. Stimulating as I discovered new possibilities.Scary as I wondered how well I could stay in the know with such rapid changes....

The One-Minute Lean Bit: The 5 Lean Principles

Lily: Sensei, are there any high-level principles that one has to consider in the lane approach? Sensei: Yes, Lily. There are five broad principles that the lean philosophy advocates. 1. Value: it starts with what the customer needs are as business is all about meeting those identifying what the customer...

The One-Minute Lean Bit: What is Lean?

Joanna: Sensei, can you provide a high level understanding of what the Lean system is all about ? Sensei: Yes Joanna! The lean concept was popularized by Toyota in Japan. It aims in aligning the organization towards what matters to the customer, also called as value and focuses on eliminating...