Tag: vsm

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Introducing the Kaizen Newspaper

Update (4/4/14): We recently released an excellent podcast with Karen Martin on the topic of Value Stream Mapping. You can listen to it, while reading this article, by clicking here. This evening we conclude our series on value stream mapping.  We have covered lots of ground.  If you are just joining us,

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Let’s Create a Future State Value Stream Map!

Update (4/4/14): We recently released an excellent podcast with Karen Martin on the topic of Value Stream Mapping. You can listen to it, while reading this article, by clicking here. Let’s continue with our value stream mapping (VSM) series this evening by discussing the future state VSM. If you are just joining

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Tsurube System

After reading some Lean text books and possibly attending a conference or two many “Lean Dreams” are crushed when the practitioner is told, “Friend, there ain’t no way we are converting that $4 million paint line into some fancy little cell.  You just go do some more 5S and leave

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