Monthly Archives: July 2011

Down Time

I wonder if your practice has a strategy for downtime. Those times when fate takes a hand and the computers do not have their full functionality. Or does it happen so infrequently that there is no need to have a … Continue reading

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t x e x n x s

the annualized value of a design improvement that saves t minutes in time-on-task is t×e×n×s, where e = the number of employees performing that task, n = the number of times per year a typical employee performs the task, and … Continue reading

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Consistency needs help

Consistency is based around a process. That process can leverage technology but a lot of it is around people. People can choose to follow a process or not. Technology can be put in place to assist the process and to … Continue reading

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