Profitable digitalization: MCPD, SBTP and MDC. Industry 4.0 to a new dimension: preconditions and feasibility to ensure target profitability based on continuous productivity growth.
My presentation at the Global Productivity Discourse (22nd -23rd of July 2020) can befound here. I introduced some new concepts from my futu […]
I will be happy to participate in the discussion on global productivity. In my presentation I will also send a short message from Dr. Shigeyasu Sakamoto – his vision for the future of productivity.
I hope that we will have presentations in line with today’s needs and that the debates will be extremely valuabl […]
Today’s world revolves around COVID -19. What does it mean to reopen a company today?
In companies, the total avoidance of COVID-19 is the way and not the daily fight with it.
It’s like watching a contest with prizes about who has the courage to open a business again. I don’t think it’s a matter o […]
It is increasingly obvious that the need to apply social distance begins to impose itself as a way of life and work, now and especially after the crisis caused by Covid-19 (regardless of whether we are keeping a distance of 1, 2 or even 3 meters between people).
Defining the negative impact of non-compliance with the app […]
It is obvious that the show of digitalisation, which we all attend, is aimed at increasing the level of productivity (and quality). This “show” will cover all areas around us – it is the new global resource.
At the company level, the lack of productivity growth has many causes. One of them is the lack o […]
I recently had experience in large manufacturing companies that sent employees largely only to Soft Skills training programs. Then I had improvement projects with them.
Everyone I talked to about Soft Skills said they had a lot of fun during the course, but that measurable business results didn’t come after months […]
More and more companies are lining up for the new journey of profitable digital transformation.
The following 10 major challenges of profitable digital transformation I have met in several production companies in recent months:
The Lack of Real Managerial Commitment for Digital Transformation;
Lack of a Robust Multiannu […]
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Overall Line Effectiveness (OLE)
MCPD & Industry 4.0: 10 Transformation Directions
As it is already known, the key to daily scheduling of activities through Takt Time requires aligning all processes accordingly and especially the bottleneck process to ensure t […]
1. Karakuri Kaizen: Introduction and Definition
Increasing the automation level of the production flows with low cost automated equipment is and will remain an challenge to ensure: (1) capacity increase, (2) processes with reliable and avoiding defects equipment, (3 ) short set-up times, (4) the use of sta […]
There is much to say about Industry 4.0 (cyber physical production systems).
But two basic questions on Industry 4.0 are required:
1) Is Industry 4.0 the solution proposed for this crisis?
If we look at the previous evolution, it seems that yes (Industry 1.0 of the 18th century – the solution for the crisis of the 18th century, Indu […]