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Maximise the productivity of your meetings with live and visual minute taking. TXM Consulting Director Anthony Clyne explains how you can save time, have shorter meetings and better results with live and visual minute taking.
Short interval control production boards are a key tool to stabilizing and sustaining our lean processes within a machine or workstation area. This Lean minute explains how Short Interval Control production boards provide the information needed for the team to make the correct decision about order and sequence of production in real time every day.
Displaying your current state value stream map near to the place where the work is done can unearth ideas and opportunities. Anthony Clyne explains in this TXM Lean Minute video how displaying your value stream map near where the work is actually done can lead to a better result for your business.
Daily problem solving is at the heart of continuous improvement. We often find companies struggling by making problem solving harder than it needs to be. In this Lean Minute video Michelle Brown explains the importance of defining the problem and breaking it down in to smaller clearly defined elements that we can address one by one.
Achieving level production is a key objective of a Lean production system. Level production occurs when each process step works in unison at a constant rate of production equal to rate of customer demand or takt time. But how do you achieve level production? In our latest Lean Minute video TXM Senior Consultant, Greg Boek provides five simple steps to get you there.
Care for your machine like you care for your car. In this Lean Minute, TXM China Consulting Director, Justin Tao, explains how Autonomous Maintenance means that operators do simple every day cleaning, lubricating and machine checks, just like the simple checks we do every time we get in our car.
Creating a culture where your teams use simple practical problem solving techniques every day can drive dramatic improvement in your business. However how do you create a sustainable culture of daily problem solving. Watch this Lean Minute Video to Learn More.
Traffic lights are universally understood - red means stop, green means go and orange means watch out! This video shows how this can be used in your workplace as a powerful basis for visual control.
There are lots of different ways you can layout your plant. Lean Plant Layouts can include I, L, O, S and U shapes. In this TXM Lean Minute, Anthony Clyne discusses how an S-shaped Lean Plant Layout works effectively for long products, such as Sykes rowing boats.
When you make a simple mass produced product, leveling lean production is relatively easy. However for customised products it can be challenging to level production to meet the rate of customer demand (takt time). This video provides some simple tips on how to do it.