Changing Company Culture through Lean

Change in Company Culture through Lean

Lean culture has proven that organizations can consistently improve their competitiveness. Thousands of companies have been inspired by the path set by Toyota, giving people the conditions for the pursuit of improved process flexibility and reliability. The Lean philosophy sets people as a fundamental part and seeks to provide them with the methodologies and the […]

mlean sponsors the “XIII Noche de la Ingeniería Informática” in Valladolid

Noche de la Ingeniería Informática mlean

This year, mlean is sponsoring a major professional event for the Computer Science community in Castilla y León, the XIII Noche de la Ingeniería Informática, on Friday June 24th. The event is organized by the Professional College of Computer Science Engineers of Castilla y Leon (Colegio Profesional de Ingenieros en Informática de Castilla y León) […]

Continuous improvement and Safety

Continuous Improvement and Safety

Maintaining a safe work environment is essential for any business. No employee wants to work in hazardous conditions, and it will reflect poorly on your organization if the proper standards are not upheld. However, workplace safety is not static and must be continuously monitored and improved to be effective. Here is a closer look at […]

What is Hoshin Kanri?

The Hoshin Kanri strategy planning and execution system were developed in the 1950s by Professor Yoji Akao in post-war Japan. Created within the framework of the Total Quality Control (QTC) methodology, this strategic management model is about sharing the objectives of the organization at all levels of the company so everyone can contribute from their […]

What is Standardization and Digital Work Instructions? Part I

What are digital work instructions?

This post is part of a series blog on Standardization. See part II on job observation and Gemba Walks and part III on competency management. Let’s start this post with some quotes that I think are particularly relevant to introducing the concepts of Standard Work and Standardization in Lean projects: Taiichi Ohno (1912-1990): “There is […]