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Continuous Improvement

Implementing Continuous Improvement with Dozuki

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Is your company interested in reaping the benefits of continuous improvement (transparency, efficiency, cost reductions, etc.) but aren't sure where to begin? Dozuki has you...

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What Caused the False Missile Alert in Hawaii

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Apparently, it was a simple mistake that caused the false missile alert to be sent to phones across the state of Hawaii. And while citizens were still recovering from the...

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Product

Hidden Waste: The Unseen Inefficiency in Shop Travelers

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Travelers and build books are intimately related, however, with traditional methods they often function independently.

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Continuous Improvement

The Ultimate Lean Glossary

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The world of Lean Manufacturing is full of acronyms and industry buzzwords. No glossary could encompass the full breadth of terminology, but it’s always helpful to have a...

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Got Standards? The Million Dollar Grammar Mistake

6 min read

Maine based Oakhurst Dairy was recently sued by a handful of truck drivers seeking more than four years worth of overtime pay—but the suit wasn’t about milk distribution at...

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Skip the Busy Work and Focus on Improving

3 min read

Whether you’re implementing new software or a new machine on the factory floor, continuous improvement projects take time to get set up before they, well…improve things.

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Millennials, Vinyls, and Documentation

5 min read

Vinyl is in the midst of a comeback. Perhaps it’s due to the unpredictable whims of Millennial trends. Or, perhaps it’s the byproduct of a digital backlash from consumers...

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Lean Startups Need to Start Documenting to Scale

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For startups that have begun to establish themselves as a sustainable business, growing pains are only a matter of time.

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How Sloppy Revision Control Cost WIPP Half a Billion Dollars

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In 2014 a nuclear Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM was the victim of poor revision control practices that lead to a half-billion dollar mistake; shutting...

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