Lean Wednesday Tip: Variation in a process

“Sources of variation can be found in the process itself, the raw materials used, the operator’s (employee’s) actions or the environment. For example, software settings / updates, tool wear, humidity, heat, and over-adjusting a machine are all sources of variation.”

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E.O.W(End of the Week) Notable Tip: Quality Costs

Happy Friday!

I hope you’ve had a great week.

Today, I want to discuss quality costs and how they affect your bottom line.

“Quality costs can be found in prevention costs; detection costs (auditing), rework, scrap, downtime and material costs. “

Effective organizations know and pay close attention to their quality costs. They invest in prevention plans to ensure quality is always delivered to the customer and to safeguard their profits.

Hope you enjoyed this short Friday tip.

As always, “Success is continuous improvement.”

Lean Wednesday Tip: Mitigating High Growth Challenges

“When you have a high growth atmosphere there are sure to be inefficiencies that start creeping up into operational processes. Effective leaders ensure value is maintained and/or optimized instead of lost, they create efficient workflows and make decisions by fact as a way to manage the increased challenges brought on by high growth, and don’t stray away from the profitable target customer.”

E.O.W. (End of the Week) Notable Tip: Bulk Up Savings with More Cash Back

Happy Friday!

I hope you’ve had a great week!

Today, I want to talk about ebates.com and how this site can help your business save more money. Ebates is a shopping portal website that lets you earn cash back on your purchases. You can choose to either receive your cash via check or Paypal. It’s a no brainer! It takes about 2 weeks to receive the money which then could be used to supplement your savings. “A business that saves money is always prepared for the unexpected.”

I hope you found this useful and as always, “Success is continuous improvement.”

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