July 27, 2017

Operational Excellence in a Nutshell

March 12, 2016 4

What is Operational Excellence? Operational Excellence is about understanding what you do, how you do it, your purpose, and the value you bring as a stakeholder to your organization. We’ve summarized the three key points […]

Business Process Management Policies Nobody is Talking About!

March 9, 2016 0

It is great that an organization’s management committee commits to a new Business Process Management (BPM) policy woven into their Operational Excellence directives.  However, in conducting due diligence verification, I’ve come to notice that following topics […]

Operational Excellence Examples in Action

March 9, 2016 0

Not spending $1000 on a $100 problem, paying invoices on time, delivering products at the deadline, keeping project costs on budget, coming to work on time, not calling in sick, are not examples of Operational […]

VSM Template for Microsoft Excel

April 15, 2014 1

Here is a the third version of the widely used VSM Template for Microsoft Excel.   The Value Stream Mapping technique serves to help identify the current process state, the time it takes to execute […]

Value Stream Mapping for Microsoft Excel

April 14, 2014 1

Value Stream Mapping analysis is one of the most important of visual process mapping tools used in lean manufacturing.  Though it is not limited to the manufacturing shop floor and is increasingly finding its place […]