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July 11, 2024

Tech tip: Lean office digitization

There is a misconception that lean can’t be applied in an office environment. Take a 6.m28s video on the digital Accounts office at Seating Matters in Northern Ireland. It will change your mind!  

July 11, 2024

Toyota’s Lean Management Program Explained

Direct from the horse’s mouth! This article from the Southern States USA forklift division of Toyota explains some of the key principles and practices of the Toyota Production System. You can never learn too much…

July 11, 2024

Agile-Lean Ireland Conference, 2nd October 2024, Cork, Ireland

Digitization is a buzzword in the lean community for the past couple of years. Now is the chance to immerse yourself in the world of agile lean developers and transformation leaders. Taking place in Páirc…

June 6, 2024

Tech Tip: How to Reduce Scrap by 9% in 2024

Tap into this recorded webinar to learn techniques to find and monitor early predictors of scrap in your processes, to help you prevent unforeseen costs, failures and delays. You will learn how to set up…

June 6, 2024

NI Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference 12th September 2024, Belfast

This year’s theme is Creating an Innovative Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ecosystem. The aim of the conference is to showcase innovative approaches in Supply Chain management and to disseminate the cutting edge research that underpins them.

June 6, 2024

Trends Impacting Supply Chains in 2024 and Beyond

MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. In this recent US-based survey of over 2,000 supply chain leaders across various sectors, 11 key…

May 17, 2024

TECH TIP: Khan Academy Statistics

The Khan Academy is a wonderful non-profit go-to on YouTube to learn or revise statistical methodologies. Click on the link below to view their easy-to-follow FREE Statistics video playlist.  

May 1, 2024

Lean six sigma & digitalization conference: 16May24, Limerick

As a tutor on the UL Lean Six Sigma Master’s programme, my ticket is booked for this year’s conference. Organized in partnership between the University of Limerick and ICBE Irish Centre for Business Excellence, the…

April 3, 2024

Tech tip: 10 critical Lean tools

The folks at Minitab invite you to discover the 10 critical Lean tools to streamline your processes, eliminate waste, and boost productivity across your organization. It’s a useful refresher and prompt to learn more. Click on the…

April 3, 2024

Rejuvenate your operational excellence program

Hosted by Cheryl Palmer of Minitab, this 50minute webinar examines the big challenges for improvements professionals in 2024. She gives tips on how to address these challenges so you see big returns on your efforts. To…