Business Process Improvement (BPI) is a management practice that provides leaders with different methods to analyse procedures and processes, identify problems, and – if necessary – improve effectiveness, efficiency, or accuracy.
Business Process Mapping (BPM) refers to the mapping of the steps a company takes to complete a certain process. BPM can be performed on every random process, such as purchasing raw materials, the recruitment process for new employees or the shipment of purchased products.
Poka Yoke is a Japanese phrase that means error prevention. It was developed in the sixties of the previous century by Shigeo Shingo from Japan. Poka Yoke is used to prevent and resolve defects during the production process, eliminating the need for quality control after the process.
This article provides a practical explanation of SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies). After reading, you will understand the basics of this powerful and efficient manufacturing philosophy and quality management…
Business Process Reengineering or BPR for short, is a methodology and technique with which organisations radically change their business processes with the aim of becoming more efficient and more modern.