Home
 > search for

Featured Documents related to »  lean initiative and what is lean


The Next R(E)volution of Lean
By seeing a business as a

lean initiative and what is lean  how people start a Lean initiative is critical to the success of the first Lean project. If the first project isn't successful, there is a good chance that there won't even be a second effort, and the first project won't be successful if there is no measurable impact to the bottom line or to strategic objectives. Unfortunately, most Lean efforts begin with a tactical approach, rather than a strategic one. This is a key factor in the high percentage of failed Lean programs. Ironically, a tactical approach Read More
Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems
Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming...
Start evaluating software now
Country:

 
   

 Security code
Already have a TEC account? Sign in here.
 
Don't have a TEC account? Register here.

Documents related to » lean initiative and what is lean


TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide
While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

lean initiative and what is lean  But the truth is, lean is only a small part of the green initiative (see figure 1). How is green really measured? Is there one process, tool, or system that can do this, or is it a combination of the above? Before we can assess this, we need to know what to measure. Remember, what gets measured gets managed. Green Metrics: The Lean Assessment Tool As a manufacturer, being green is no easy feat. The reason: the concept of green is not so black and white in fact it's very gray. We know that lean is all Read More
Integrating Lean Practices and ERP
Many organizations are undertaking some form of lean initiative, but if one were to ask one hundred different people, one would probably different explanations

lean initiative and what is lean  Lean Practices and ERP Many organizations are undertaking some form of lean initiative, but if one were to ask one hundred different people, one would probably different explanations from each person. With a variety of methods, techniques, and terms bandied about, many are forced to use the same definition that the late Justice Potter Stewart used for pornography: “I know it when I see it.” Shop floor practices that move inventory to the point of consumption, like kanban, are also Read More
Quote-to-order: One Big, Lean Machine Adds High Tech to Its Mix
BigMachines differentiates itself in the quote-to-order (Q2O) sphere due to its solutions’ lean end-to-end, inquiry-to-order focus. Although there are other

lean initiative and what is lean  from many directions. The lean front-end (LFE) moniker is meant to indicate that BigMachines is leaner than its old-school competitors, particularly those with much broader enterprise suites, because Its solution is solely focused on managing the full end-to-end inquiry-to-order process (quoting, configuration, and proposals) executed by customers' sales teams and channels, whereas most competitors stop short of truly empowering sales with one generalist solution that tries, suboptimally, to manage all Read More
Begin at the End: A Good Lean Strategy Starts with Defining Your Ultimate Goal
You know the statistics—lean can shorten your lead times, reduce inventories, cut operating costs, free up resources, and more. But countless surveys have

lean initiative and what is lean  starting point for a lean initiative in US manufacturing companies. Kaizen is the Japanese word for continuous improvement. This approach involves empowering work teams to rapidly (hence, the word blitz) improve specific problems within their areas of responsibility. On the surface, this seems like a very good idea, and it can generate immediate and measurable benefits. The use of kaizens, especially if championed by management, finally proves to the workforce that the company is interested in listening Read More
Workforce and Expense Management Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives: Applying Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to Workforce and Expense Management
Lean manufacturing initiatives and strategies can also be effectively applied toward a business’s largest controllable expense: its workforce. This paper

lean initiative and what is lean  and Expense Management Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives: Applying Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to Workforce and Expense Management Lean manufacturing initiatives and strategies can also be effectively applied toward a business’s largest controllable expense: its workforce. This paper examines lean manufacturing workforce management initiatives, the opportunities and benefits they provide, and the enterprise applications available to manage and support them. Read More
Is HCM for everyone?
Human capital management (HCM) software is traditionally understood as addressing human resource (HR) plus talent management business requirements. While HR

lean initiative and what is lean   Read More
Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing
Lean execution strategies within enterprises and across supply chains can dramatically reduce cycle times, improve quality, reduce waste, and improve bottom

lean initiative and what is lean  to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing Lean execution strategies within enterprises and across supply chains can dramatically reduce cycle times, improve quality, reduce waste, and improve bottom lines. In other words, lean is more than an advantage: it is a competitive necessity. Oracle’s Flow Manufacturing module capabilities in lean execution can enable the transition from a discrete, push-based manufacturing environment to a flow, pull-based one. Read More
Measuring the Success of Lean: Selecting the Best Mileposts for the Never-ending Journey
As manufactures adopt lean principles, the process inevitably involves developing metrics for measuring their progress. But measurements are linked throughout

lean initiative and what is lean  Journey As manufactures adopt lean principles, the process inevitably involves developing metrics for measuring their progress. But measurements are linked throughout the organization, not just on the manufacturing floor but in accounts payable and other back office processes. This white paper emphasizes the need to focus on strategy deployment. Read More
CMS Is to Content as SOA Is to Enterprise Applications
There’s no disputing the fact that content management systems (CMS) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) are closely related. From reuse, the ability to

lean initiative and what is lean   Read More
To Upgrade, or Not To Upgrade: That Is Not The Question-But How To Upgrade Is
Companies can easily spend hundreds of thousands of dollars implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) package. After completing this rollercoaster ride

lean initiative and what is lean  ERP,enterprise resource planning,software upgrades,ERP upgrade,new releases,service packs,patches,ERP implementations,software maintenance,skipping releases Read More
What Is SPAM And How To Stop It
From a user perspective there is no user-friendly SPAM blocking solution.

lean initiative and what is lean  spam stopping,junk mail filters,email filtering service,block junk mail,email bulk,online spam filter,stop unwanted emails,e mail filter,junk email filter,email whitelisting,junk mail filter,how to stop spam mail,spam blockers,thunderbird junk filter,email filters Read More
UltiPro Is Now TEC certified
Ultimate Software's human resources (HR) solution UltiPro is now TEC Certified. Learn about the product's main differentiators in the market, and more.

lean initiative and what is lean  HR software, HR solution, Ultimate Software, UltiPro, TEC certification Read More
Replenishment: What Is It exactly and Why Is It Important?
Replenishment is an area within operations where retailers can find a competitive edge. Excelling at replenishment enables implementation of promotional

lean initiative and what is lean  What Is It exactly and Why Is It Important? Replenishment: What Is It exactly and Why Is It Important? If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Retail Replenishment can be defined as acquiring product on a recurring basis to support anticipated need. Replenishment is best served as an automated process given the huge number of combinations of items and store locations. Systematic creation and updates to demand Read More

Recent Searches
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Others