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2013-11-05 23:29:02

The new SmartDraw CI includes a set of automated Lean diagramming tools. Users can reduce waste by quickly creating better Lean diagrams in fewer steps. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Can Lean get leaner? The folks at SmartDraw Software think so, and have rolled out a new set of tools they believe will make creating Lean diagrams faster and easier than ever. Lean thinking places an organization’s focus on two things: maximizing customer value while minimizing waste....

2011-11-11 12:00:00

On November 17, Minitab Inc. will offer its free preview training session, "Mapping the Value Stream," for the final time in 2011. State College, PA (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 Minitab, the leading provider of software for quality improvement, is offering an additional free online training session on Value Stream Mapping (VSM), a Lean Six Sigma technique used to analyze the flow of information and materials needed to bring products to customers. The high level of interest in VSM as a quality...

2011-03-22 00:00:29

Minitab, the leading provider of software for quality improvement, is offering a free online training session on Value Stream Mapping (VSM), a Lean Six Sigma technique used to analyze the flow of information and materials needed to bring products to customers. State College, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 20, 2011 Minitab, the leading provider of software for quality improvement, is offering a free online training session on Value Stream Mapping (VSM), a Lean Six Sigma technique used to analyze the...

2009-09-28 09:18:33

Educators should learn a thing or two from the Just-In-Time and Lean production techniques used by the automotive industry if they are to add value to the student experience as quickly and effectively as possible. That's the conclusion of a report published in the International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management. Meera Alagaraja of the Supply Chain Systems Laboratory, at Texas A&M University, explains how "Lean production" techniques have transformed the automotive,...