THE PUZZLE PIECES TO RUN YOUR BUSINESS BETTER
Daily Gemba walks are great but having real-time data to go along with them helps to avoid anecdotal conversations and run your Manufacturing Business Better.
These 4 steps are the key pieces to the puzzle of using real-time data:
1. Identify pain points where you need data to help.
2. Don't over complicate data collection, start with simple uptime to identify capacity loss and bottlenecks.
3. Use screens on the shop floor to visualize the data for all to see.
4. Have daily stand-ups to review the data.
These simple steps will not only help run your business better but they will uncover additional production capacity and help you tackle surges in demand.