Is your organisation building quality into the product? Have you moved away from traditional quality inspections, managing reworks and rejections ? Are you making hidden problem’s obvious daily? One of the most powerful LEAN tool that helps you transform Quality is Jidoka : building Quality into the production Process. Stopping the machine when there is […]

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2017 is but a few weeks away. Mediocrity (or) EXCELLENCE What’s your theme for this year? I’m sure most, if not all the readers of Jim Collins best-selling book “From Good to Great” would relate.The book really nails one simple question how does one move from one point to the other. In a word infested […]

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Someone asked me to describe what does The Idea Smith really do in Lean Transformation And Continuous Improvement ???? ” All we are doing is looking at the time line, from the moment the customer gives us an order to the point when we collect the cash. And we are reducing that time by removing […]

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Performance Driven Management – What Gets Measured Gets Done The great football coach Vince Lombardi once said “Perfection is not attainable, but, if we chase perfection, we can catch EXCELLENCE.” That is the core concept of Performance Driven Management: Continuous improvement and the measurement of that improvement. I am sure you have heard of the […]

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A year ago Matrix decided it wanted to dramatically Improve: Process. Performance. Productivity. Profits Reduce: Waste. Defects. Costs. LEAN Transformation journey commenced. The company is well on its way to achieve the objectives that it set out to under the expert guidance of The Idea Smith. What’s your strategy to cut flab, eliminate Waste, become […]

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The importance of 5S in LEAN cannot be overstated. It’s the foundation on which your house of Lean stands. Have you commenced your 5S journey? If Not, what are you waiting for? Need help. Speak to our experts.   www.theideasmith.com www.blog.theideasmith.com

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What is your “surgical strike” strategy to attack ineffective business process? Your inefficiencies ? Your non Productivity methods? Your profit eroding mind set? Don’t have any? You should be talking to the Special Forces Team of The Idea Smith. Let the battle begin. #surgicalstrikes #eliminatewaste www.theideasmith.com

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