Archive for Lean – Page 4

Is your iPhone protected?

Chris Hotze, of Crescere Capital Management, recorded a video showing how he used Lean thinking to better protect his iPhone.

Are you Standardizing?

Dale of Klime-Ezee shows us how he not only made an awesome 2 Second improvement, but also made it a standard.

Are you reading Shakespeare to a starving man?

Filipe Marques, of Torre, once again shares his profound Lean observations with us!

Hog Panel Improvement

Thomas Riner, of Farming Outside the Box, shared this video showing how everyday small improvements are important!

Who said Lean had to be expensive?

Do you keep going, and going, and going?

Thomas Riner, of Fancy Hill Farms, shared this video discussing how Lean improvements can just keep going and going…you will never be done.

Are you making Lean fun?

The guys at Cambridge Engineering made this video. Nothing like having fun at work!

Lean is so Subtle

Paul Akers discusses how sometime you have to pay close attention to see subtle Lean.

Greeting American Chamber of Commerce

Paul Akers greets the American Chamber of Commerce. He will be speaking on Lean at their event on June 5, 2017 in Nagoya, Japan at the Nagoya Chamber of Commerce. For more information, go to this link.

What 7 Lean Experts Have To Say About Kaizen

Eric Raio ask Paul to contribute to his article called, “What 7 Lean Experts Have To Say About Kaizen”. Below is an excerpt:

“‘Kaizen is a mindset!’

Is what people say​, however when people are first getting into lean manufacturing, it can be a little overwhelming. So I reached out to experts in the Lean Manufacturing field and these are people who have proven to implement lean, teach others about it and love doing it.

The question I asked them was

‘What is one low-hanging fruit you can solve with a kaizen mindset’

I purposely made it vague so that I can get a variety of answers, interpret the question how they want, and I wanted something actionable that a person​ go back and implement.”

Press here to read the responses.