Virtual Lean at Potsdam University

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Dear readers, Consider the ‘new normal’,  fully ushered in, or at least until the ‘new new normal’ post-vaccine, with the successful execution last week of an online event organised between ourselves and Potsdam University, We had originally planned to physically attend the excellent, mansion-resembling university of about 20,000 students situated just outside Berlin, but nature …

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RRS

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By: Chloe Lamb   RRS (an acronym for Runners, Repeaters and Strangers) is an analysis tool used to remove excess transportation wastes from your processes. Let’s define each element: Runner – A product or process which is carried out most frequently (~80% of the time). Repeater – A product or process carried out less often …

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Policies, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines – their role in your Lean journey

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Policy, standard, procedure, and guideline are terms you will commonly hear in the workplace. Whilst having clearly defined and established policies, standards, procedures and guidelines is beneficial for your Lean journey, they can sometimes cause issues. Firstly, we’ve found that in many organisations, most staff members aren’t fully aware of or don’t fully understand all …

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