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  • Lean Mind

    Hi All, today , during my travel from the house to the work I reflected on something that I always reputed as a my limit, I have not a big memory !! Reflecting now I think that fortunately it is not a limit but it is an advantage and with this post I try to explain the reasons. How many memori...

    Tags: just in time, inventory, WIP, lean mind, lean manufacturing


  • Littles Law (Gesetz von Little) in the group Lean Six Sigma Deutschland

    Littles Law, auch als Gesetz von Little bezeichnet, ist eine wichtige Grundlage von Lean Six Sigma und gleichzeitig Basis der Warteschlangentheorie. Littles Law wurde 1961 von John D. C. Little formuliert und bewiesen. Das Gesetz von Little besagt im Original, dass d...

    Tags: LEAN SIX SIGMA, Analyze, Durchlaufzeit, Improve, Littles Law, Warteschlangentheorie, WIP

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  • How to identify the constraint of a system? Part 3

    Inventories and Work In Progress (WIP) can be helpful clues to visually identify the bottleneck or constraint in a process, but they can also be insufficient or even misleading as I explained in part 2 of this series. It is often also necessary to study material and parts routes to really underst...

    Tags: Theory of Constraints, A-plant, bottleneck, constraint, Economic Order Quantity, inventory, misallocation, T-plant, Throughput, V-plant, WIP

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  • What Are the Principles of Kanban and Why Do They Work?

    What Are the Principles of Kanban and Why Do They Work? Kanban is both one of the simplest and most efficient tools to manage workflow in a visual way. It’s one of the important tools used in more complex process improvement methodologies (such as Lean), and its wide-spread adoption is a te...

    Tags: Kanban, Lean Manufacturing, approach, continuous improvement, flow, kanban, kanban board, kanban implementation, principles of kanban, productivity, visualize, WIP, WIP limitation, work in progress, workflow

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  • ProjectManagementParadise Podcast Up

    Johnny Beirne over at projectmanagementparadise podcast interviewed me, specifically about my post, Visualize Your Work So You Can Say No. See Episode 38: “How to visualise your work so that you can say no” with Johanna Rothman. Hope you enjoy it!Original: http://www.jrothman.com/mpd/...

    Tags: MPD, portfolio management, kanban, podcast, WIP

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  • How to identify the constraint of a system? Part 2

    When trying to find the system’s constraint, why not simply asking the middle management? At least when Theory of Constraint was young, our world spinning slower and processes simpler, the foremen usually had a common sense understanding of their bottleneck. They knew what machine to l...

    Tags: Theory of Constraints, bottleneck, constraint, fifo, inventory, WIP

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