Process Optimization

How to Run your Business like a Forest – Part 2 of 3

  HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS LIKE A FOREST - PART 2 of 3 Last week we sowed a seed: How can a business create products, processes and services that function most efficiently, while optimizing environmental and social impact in the long term? LEAN thinking shows how waste can be reduced by balancing flow and [...]

How to Run your Business Like a Forest – Part 1 of 3

HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS LIKE A FOREST - PART 1 of 3 Janine Benyus, founder of the Biomimicry Institute, started a revolution! She views the world through a lens of optimal practicality, teaching us to adopt sustainable solutions by emulating natural patterns and strategies. Business can benefit from imitating nature at its most efficient. [...]

Process Optimization Part 4 – The 5 Why’s

Process Optimization Part 4 Welcome to the final part in our series on process improvement. Over the past few weeks we have seen some tools that can help boost productivity to achieve greater customer satisfaction for example: CTQ , SIPOC, MUDA types of waste, Pareto charts, Kano diagrams, RUMBA and how to mitigate risk. Today [...]

Process Optimization: Tools You can USE Part 4 of 4

Hello again, In this final segment on Process Optimization using Six Sigma tools, we focus on drilling down to root cause, to solve challenges while avoiding issue recurrence. The 5 Whys is simple yet incredibly powerful, to hone in on which process to improve, without laying blame.     More visually, an Ishikawa diagram can [...]

Process Optimization: Tools you can USE – Part 1 of 4

Exploring Process Optimization Hello everyone, One of my strongest motivations in life is constantly striving to simplify and organize, be it on the home front, in the work place, or wherever anyone asks for such help. On joining Boardroom Metrics, I thought a perfect place to start would be to peel back the mystique surrounding [...]