New IndustryWeek webcast: Lean at Haldex featuring Microsoft Dynamics

New IndustryWeek webcast featuring a Lean leader and an IT leader from Haldex, discussing “The Haldex Way,” how and why the company embarked on a Lean path, and how IT and Microsoft partner Avanade has been an enabler in the process.  This story focuses not on value stream mapping but on building visibility into core…

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How Corning used Six Sigma to improve energy efficiency - this weekend's topic on America's Business with Mike Hambrick

This weekend another radio segment airs on America’s Business with Mike Hambrick on how Corning used Six Sigma (DMAIC), supported by Microsoft technology tools such as Visio and our partner Itron, to achieve the following objectives: §  Assure uninterrupted supply of energy to BSD facilities. §  Reduce the total direct cost of energy as impacted…

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New case study - Gates Corporation enabling continuous improvement with Sharepoint

New case study published on Gates Corporation – details how they are using various Microsoft technologies such as Sharepoint to standardize work, improve information access, and push KPIs and transparency throughout the organization. Excerpt:  “To enforce consistent business processes, executive management and division leaders create annual objectives that correlate to pillars of the Gates Business…

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New IndustryWeek Webcast January 18: Emerson Lean - From Strategy to Execution

Great webcast next week featuring Ray Keefe, VP-Manufacturing at Emerson Electric.  Lean deployment at Emerson Electric goes beyond traditional shop floor thinking to reduce manufacturing cycle times and remove waste. Through the years, Emerson has expanded the scope of Lean from shop floor, to total value stream focus, to enterprise-level thinking. The enterprise-level scope is…

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