Category: Improve

The Eight Wastes

What is Waste? Waste is anything within a process that is not absolutely required to complete the process. Actions within a process can be split into multiple categories, Value Added and Non-Value Added actions. Within Non-Value added actions, there will exist necessary and unnecessary waste. Necessary Waste: E.G. work that must be done to meet

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Crazy 8’s

Crazy 8’s is a fun, hectic, and faced paced exercise and is great for rapid idea development on an individual basis. Quite often in brainstorming sessions, the most memorable ideas are the ones posed last irregardless of the quality of the last idea or how revolutionary the early concepts were. Crazy 8’s is a tool

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