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The Next R(E)volution of Lean
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Next R(E)volution of Lean. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. By seeing a business as a

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Standardized Work , Lean Continuous Improvement , Lean Value Stream Mapping , Henry Ford Lean , Lean Problem Solving , Seven Wastes Lean , Lean Toyota Production System , Lean Process Design , What Is Lean Production? , Lean Sigma Programs , Lean Production Simplified , Applying Lean Production . Lean Works! For some… Lean Manufacturing as a management tool has taken the manufacturing industry by storm, and companies around the globe have adopted Lean methods in many forms and by many names. Large
4/19/2006 8:35:00 AM

Continuous Testing of Production Web Applications
Is your information security system staying on top of the 400 new threats that appear monthly? Securing your Web applications is not a one-time event, but a continuous process of testing and re-testing for new vulnerabilities, especially when vital data is in development or production. Learn how a Web application security optimization process can help you perform effective continuous assessments of your system.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Continuous Testing of Production Web Applications Continuous Testing of Production Web Applications Source: Cenzic Document Type: White Paper Description: Is your information security system staying on top of the 400 new threats that appear monthly? Securing your Web applications is not a one-time event, but a continuous process of testing and re-testing for new vulnerabilities, especially when vital data is in development or production. Learn how a Web application security optimization process can help
2/29/2008 4:26:00 PM

Managing Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design
Natural disasters, customer bankruptcies, product recalls . . . there are dozens of unexpected events that can wreak havoc on your global supply chain. Are you prepared to react swiftly to these contingencies? A continuous supply chain design is a new concept that is emerging to help companies succeed in the face of the unexpected. See how you can design the supply chain around both long-term goals and short-term realities.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design Managing Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design Source: JDA Software Group Document Type: White Paper Description: Natural disasters, customer bankruptcies, product recalls . . . there are dozens of unexpected events that can wreak havoc on your global supply chain. Are you prepared to react swiftly to these contingencies? A continuous supply chain design is a new concept that is emerging to help companies succeed in the face of the unexpected. See
1/26/2012 2:35:00 PM

Supply Chain Planning – Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies
The continuous chemical industries typically share an objective of running at near 100% utilization. This and other realities yield unique requirements for a Supply Chain Planning (SCP) system. This article discusses some of these unique needs.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Planning – Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies Supply Chain Planning – Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies Olin Thompson - August 4, 2002 Read Comments Why SCP for a Continuous Chemical Company? Why does a continuous chemical company need a supply chain planning system? Because the high fixed cost of the plant drives a management objective of 100% capacity utilization. A common approach to this utilization objective is to set prices at a low enough level to drive to 100% utilization. As
8/4/2002

Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results
The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to do so faster and better than their competitors. This white paper highlights how companies are doing just that by relying on strategic lean concepts.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results Source: Infor Document Type: White Paper Description: The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to
11/29/2010 11:05:00 AM

Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 1 » The TEC Blog
Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 1 » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts

CONTINUOUS LEAN: advanced planning and scheduling, APS, demand solutions, eoq, epei, ERP, heijunka, kanban, Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing execution system, MES, muda, preactor, SCM, takt time, value stream mapping, visual production control, vpc, vsm, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
19-11-2010

9 Things to Look For in Lean Accounting Software for Manufacturers » The TEC Blog
on a regular basis. Continuous improvement, which is one of the core ideas of lean business, implies regular changes to business processes and procedures. Accounting software must be flexible enough to rapidly adapt to business changes on a regular basis. Traditional financial and accounting reports are still required by governmental and fiscal authorities, which means that the ability to support lean and traditional reporting in parallel is another important function of lean accounting software. In this

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Accounting, Accounting software, lean, Lean Accounting, Manufacturing, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
20-10-2011

Lean Manufacturing
In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the most out of it for your particular organization.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Lean Manufacturing Lean Manufacturing Source: Glovia International Document Type: White Paper Description: In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the
9/23/2013 3:27:00 PM

Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment
Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean manufacturing principles really work in A&D? The answer: it depends on the architecture of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Source: Consona/Relevant Business Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean
5/16/2007 4:08:00 PM

Lean as a Response to Global Outsourcing Challenges
Has global outsourcing run its course for your business? See whether the lean production model can help you grow your company while keeping it home. The recent trend of manufacturing companies in outsourcing their production tasks to other parts of the world has certainly been effective in reducing production costs and increasing profit margins, but at the cost of complex supply chains and inability to quickly respond to new requests or demand changes. Learn how lean production can address global outsourcing challenges and help your company realize strategic growth.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: processes Stance on improvement Continuous improvement process Discrete improvement projects Ultimate goal at the process level Elimination of waste and unnecessary processes; streamlining value-adding flow Reduction of total product cost in all possible ways Nature of accounting Value stream–oriented cash-based accounting Product-cost and period-end reports− focused accounting Stance on personnel Personnel is an asset Personnel is an expenses generator Stance on quality Quality is an inevitable and
1/26/2011 4:50:00 PM

Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S's, visual controls, standardized work, mistake proofing, total productive maintenance, cellular manufacturing, single-digit setup, pull systems, sequencing, activity-based costing, and leveled production.

CONTINUOUS LEAN: material handling, and promote continuous flows (see Lean Asset Management—Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-lean? ). TPM is operator-oriented maintenance that involves of all qualified employees in all maintenance activities. Its goal, hand in hand with the aforementioned five S s, is to ensure resource availability by eliminating machine-related accidents, defects, and breakdowns that sap efficiency and drain productivity on the factory floor. This includes setup and adjustment losses, idling and minor
2/14/2006


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