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Lean Validation? 5 Principles for Dynamics 365 for Operations

Jun 15, 2017 10:53:46 AM

By Valarie King-Bailey, OnShore Technology Group, Inc.

Lean manufacturing is founded on the principles of optimizing processes and eliminating waste (muda). In basic terms, lean means creating greater value and quality with fewer resources. The same lean principles used to optimize manufacturing processes can be applied to computer systems validation to help minimize waste throughout the validation process while driving greater efficiency and quality.

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Lean Manufacturing in Practice - Bittercube

Dec 23, 2015 12:17:14 PM

Here's the 2nd Lean Manufacturing blog, originally published on Edgewater Technology by Dana Diedrich

In this blog series, I’m showcasing products manufactured in my home state of Wisconsin. In addition to sharing some fun facts about the various companies and their products, I’ll be highlighting the Lean Manufacturing Principles that are best exhibited at each respective organization. These principles are derived from the Japanese manufacturing industry and center on making obvious what adds value while reducing waste muda. The six Lean Manufacturing Principles are: 1) Workplace safety, order, and cleanliness 2) Just in Time (JIT) production 3) Six Sigma quality 4) Empowered Teams 5) Visual Management 6) Pursuit of Perfection.

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Lean Manufacturing in Practice – Foamation

Dec 9, 2015 10:01:15 AM

This blog was originally published on Edgewater Technology by Dana Diedrich

In this blog series I will be showcasing products manufactured in my home state of Wisconsin. In addition to sharing some fun facts about the various companies and their products, I’ll be highlighting the Lean Manufacturing Principles that are best exhibited at each respective organization. These principles are derived from the Japanese manufacturing industry and center on making obvious what adds value while reducing waste muda. The six Lean Manufacturing Principles are: 1) Workplace safety, order, and cleanliness 2) Just in Time (JIT) production 3) Six Sigma quality 4) Empowered Teams 5) Visual Management 6) Pursuit of Perfection.

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Beyond the Lean Initiative

Jun 30, 2015 5:00:21 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Insights From: Industry Week Article (Beyond the Lean Initiative)

Becoming a lean manufacturer is about more than eliminating wasteful practices. It is something that must be ingrained in the DNA of the entire manufacturing business from sales to inspectors to the c-suite.  It is how a company operates—not just a baseline for everyday work. Manufacturers must truly embody lean in order to reap value from its principles.

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