Eliminating Waste, One Kanban Card at a Time

By |2019-12-03T17:14:20-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Lean Learning, Lean Lingo|Tags: , , , , |

Many people who are familiar with Lean methodologies, are also familiar with Kanban (not to be confused with Kan Jam – the popular tailgating game). Kanban is a proven method of managing materials and workflow to minimize waste and maximize productivity. Kanban’s humble beginnings can be traced back to a Toyota company in Japan in the [...]

Five Rules for Selecting the Best Key Performance Indicators

By |2017-12-08T18:31:03-05:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Business, Corporate Learning, Lean Learning|Tags: , , , , |

There’s no question that key performance indicators (KPIs) are needed to help drive operational improvements. KPIs are absolutely essential for organizations to present performance information for all levels of the organization. The key to success is selecting KPIs that will deliver long-term value to the organization. It’s problematic that the terms KPI and metric are used interchangeably within [...]

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