The Results are out and we are celebrating 🎉👏👏🎉 One year Lean Transformation results – Penguin Apparels. Efficiency Before : 46 % Current : 71 % Improved by : 54% Productivity per head Before : 10.2 units Current : 14.16 units Improved by : 39% WIP Before : 1875 units Current : 872 units Reduced […]

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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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Continuous improvement is not about the things you do well — that’s work. Continuous improvement is about removing the things that get in the way of your work. The headaches, the things that slow you down, that’s what continuous improvement is all about. #LeanConsultant #TheIdeaSmith #improvement #ManufacturingStrategy #TransformYourBusiness

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One of the most misunderstood aspect of Lean transformation is that it’s perceived to be inward looking and not customer centric. Just how off the mark is this flawed theory, is what I’ve tried to answer below: Nimish: The answer of course is very strategic. Before you can deliver more value to your customers you […]

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While lean projects deliver definite savings in time and resource requirements, the same lean projects may fail to reflect these improvements in the new costs and quotes being sent out to buyers because a staggering amount of procedural debris chokes a company’s financials. Money is the language of business so it is really important to have an […]

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