• Well, my apologies to all. I should have asked my question in a better way. Instead of putting the open question I should have sought help for my specific query. Actually we were stuck in discussing Lean application to identify whether we should go with Lean driven by strategy or driven by specific pain. Well I worked with the management and got…[Read more]

  • Hi,

    I am preparing a roadmap for Lean implementation in the organisation. I would appreciate if someone could provide their valuable inputs.

    I am particularly looking of

    – Step by step process of preparing lean roadmap
    – Strategic plan
    – Training plan
    – Communication plan
    – tactical plan
    – any other element you think should be…[Read more]

  • Hi,
    I have interviewed a person from a team for collecting general problems and suggestions. He has given me inputs in the form of statements telling about issues and suggestions. Some are purely operational […] 6 years, 6 months ago

  • Thanks all and @cyrilsunil, Taking into consideration your advises. Would you suggest some specific tool for impact analysis? 6 years, 6 months ago

  • I am sorry its not about reducing the manpower. I meant producing with optimum resources in one area so that freed up resources can be utilized somewhere else in the organisation in order to create balanced work. 6 years, 6 months ago

  • Hi,
    My organisation, a news production organisation, intends to reduce cost by reducing manpower in its news production Value Chain. Keeping this goal in mind we have initiated a Lean Project using VSM and have […] 6 years, 6 months ago

  • Thank you all for your suggestions.
    The very first things I did with the affected team in the first meeting were:-
    – SIPOC – where I could make out dependencies
    – Collection of comments which included problems, […] 7 years, 1 month ago

  • Hi,
    While doing initial interviews and VOC I am receiving much of the subjective/qualitative statements in terms of problems and ideas from people. Can someone please suggest which tools I can use for recording […] 7 years, 1 month ago

  • Hi,
    Could someone help me calculate the financial savings done with the help of FMEA. I have already gone through the article in the weblink on this site. <a href="; […] 7 years, 6 months ago

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  • Hi Chris,

    I completely agree with you and shall try to redefine my goal. Actually the reason behind setting this non-aggressive goal was that this project is being done for this team first time on experiment basis in which they want to have an idea about the concept of how DMAIC works and see the results. My aim with this project is to complete…[Read more]

  • Hi Prabhu,
    Thank you for the help and advice. I am at a stage where it is not possible to convince the concerned people or teams to collect data in continuous form. At this stage I still have to gain buy-in from […] 7 years, 9 months ago

  • If I get little more specific I need help on preparing operational definition, performance standard, defect definition. Should I convert the raw data into date wise form and prepare all the above based on that or I can use words in these components for example, Performance standard :- Quality of footage >= Good.
    Please guide. 7 years, 9 months ago

  • Hi,
    I am working on a project for quality of video / audio used in media industry whose data is capture in the form of ‘Very Good’, ‘Good’, ‘Average’, ‘Poor’, ‘Very Poor’. The Customer wants the quality atleast […] 7 years, 9 months ago