What is PDCA? PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) is the most common terminology across the majority of lean and continuous improvement methodologies. It is a structured approach to problem solving and decision making. But what happens when your team isn’t quite getting results? Is it a lack of understanding on your part? Is there a […]
Quality management is becoming an increasingly important issue in global business. Consumers are now choosing products based on how well they meet their needs, rather than other less identifiable criteria such as production value or price. Quality management is the process of planning, implementing, and measuring strategies that provide the quality services or products that […]
Going from discrete manufacturing to process manufacturing improves efficiency and production.
Manufacturing pharmaceuticals is a process that requires a great deal of science and experimentation. Several factors such as price, product quality, delivery time, and the reputation of the manufacturer can all affect the final outcome. The limits of the market demand, the manufacturing process, materials used and delivery conditions all influence the performance of the […]
Voice of Process (VoP) in Manufacturing Industry Voice of Process (VoP) is a term used in the manufacturing industry, particularly in discrete manufacturing, in which VoP is the process of listening to the voices of people involved in a manufacturing process and resolving issues or concerns. Understanding the basic principles of voice of process in […]
Every time we think we’ve got something figured out, we discover that we are missing a piece of the jigsaw puzzle that explains how it all came about. It’s always a challenge to figure out the root cause of problems, but it’s a vital one that we need to resolve if we ever want to […]