August 2014

Welcoming Andy Carlino’s new blog

08.27.2014

Please help me welcome my longtime partner and friend Andy Carlino to the community of lean bloggers. You can find his blog at AndyCarlino.com. Andy is my co-founder of the Lean Learning Center and co-author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean. It is the “co” that is most valuable to me. Most partnerships don’t last […]

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Want to learn more about KaiNexus?

08.25.2014

KaiNexus, that cloud-based tool to help the flow of communication in continuous improvement efforts, has produced a new video explaining what it does. For those not familiar, capturing continuous improvement activity in a traditional manufacturing facility is relatively easy. White boards and small pieces of paper can go a long way. But if your team […]

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Using Observation Systematically [Lessons from the Road]

08.13.2014

I’ve written about observation many times before, but in my latest IndustryWeek Lessons from the Road column, I address how to use the different levels of observation and make better decisions about observation. Here is an excerpt from Using Observation Systematically: There are four distinct levels of observation, each with a degree of abstraction from […]

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