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Rajan Suri: Master of Quick-Response Manufacturing

Rajan Suri: Master of Quick-Response Manufacturing | Industrial Engineering | Scoop.it

Most of us think we are time-efficient and strategic when we manage our manufacturing projects but we’d likely fail muster if Dr. Rajan Suri, emeritus professor of industrial engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, came onsite to audit our operations.


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Lean Analytics – The One Metric That Matters And Other Provocations

Lean Analytics – The One Metric That Matters And Other Provocations | Industrial Engineering | Scoop.it

Lean Analytics is about measuring progress through the Lean Startup process of Build -> Measure -> Learn.

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One More Time: Lean Is Not Just For High-Volume Producers | Gregg Stocker

"One of the most common arguments against the adoption of lean is that it applies only to high volume manufacturing operations.  Much of the literature available on the subject, as well as the close association with Toyota has created the misconception that lean is not applicable to organizations that deal with a small number of large projects or highly customized products or services.

There are three basic questions related to the application of lean that demonstrate that it is not dependent on the volume of product or services produced..."

 


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Michel Baudin's curator insight, March 17, 2013 1:53 PM

Gregg Stocker's perspective on the broad applicability of Lean.