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  • Oct 15, 2015
    Education

    The Story of Your Data -- Session 2: Analyze Clues to Discover the Root Cause of Process Problems

    In this 90-minute session, we will introduce you to a fundamental concept of process data analysis and a structured approach. This will enable you to identify and qualify the impact of your inputs on your process output....More
  • Oct 8, 2015
    webinar

    Five Characteristics for Competitive Advantage: What Discrete Manufacturers Need to Grow and Flourish

    What characteristics should a company embrace in order to flourish? This webcast will discuss what discrete manufacturers must consider to ensure they have and can sustain these five characteristics. Attend this IndustryWeek webcast featuring long-time industry analyst Julie Fraser of Iyno Advisors to gain practical ideas on what your company can do now to secure a brighter future....More
  • Sep 30, 2015
    Education

    How to Stay on Track with Daily Management

    In this 90-minute online session, we will take a deep dive into measurement system analysis, or MSA. We will explore standard tools to assess our measurement system, specifically looking at measurement accuracy and precision, and the quality of the data we measure....More
  • Sep 29, 2015
    webinar

    Inside a Distributor's Mind: How Quality Product Information Drives Online Sales and Improves Channel Partner Relationships

    Manufacturers that have organized and consistent product information regularly see higher online sales, improved customer satisfaction, and reduced frustration from distributors. In this IndustryWeek webinar, you'll hear from Alan Miller, global head of content at RS Components, and Codifyd consultants, about the new way manufacturers and distributors are partnering to get online product information in shape for e-commerce....More
  • Sep 24, 2015
    Education

    The Story of Your Data -- Session 1: To Fix it, I Must Be Able to Measure It

    In this 90-minute session, we will introduce four key concepts that will enable you to effectively understand your variable process output data and help you communicate the process performance to your organization....More
  • Sep 23, 2015
    webinar

    Adapting Your Labor Management Strategy to Manufacturing's Data-Driven Future

    Learn how leading companies are making sense of their labor data and harnessing it for better decision-making. Learn how to develop and acquire the right skillsets, capabilities and tools to manage increasing product complexity and growing information demands....More
  • Jun 30, 2015
    webinar

    Taking IoT to the Edge with the Analytics of Things

    Manufacturers have been using IoT-type technology for over two decades. Now there is the opportunity to take it to the next level with a full IoT implementation. The IoT will connect things, processes, data and people to increase productivity, reduce costs, and optimize manufacturing. Learn more in this June 30 IW webinar....More
  • Jun 24, 2015
    webinar

    Make Realistic Prototypes in Less Time with Multi-Material 3D Printing

    Join us on June 24 to learn how you can drastically reduce your prototyping production time using multi-material 3D printing to quickly produce realistic prototypes with different material properties and colors, all in a single manufacturing operation....More
  • Jun 11, 2015
    webinar

    Growth Champion Strategies

    What does it take to achieve growth and out-perform your competition? In this webinar you will hear about the unique characteristics of companies that have outperformed their peers through strategies such as globalization, talent management, and advanced manufacturing, as well as the importance that access to capital plays in fueling these strategies....More
  • May 28, 2015
    webinar

    The Pulse of Performance Management 2015: What You Need to Know to Improve Budgeting, Forecasting, Consolidation, Reporting, and Analytics

    This annual web event will provide you with the information and strategies you need to confidently take the next steps with your performance management initiative. Whether you are still in research mode, have already rolled out a system, or are anywhere in between this webcast will include information that will enable you to maximize your success....More
  • May 12, 2015
    webinar

    S&OP: A Journey from Chaos to Prosperity

    Join us on May 12 as Sales & Operations Planning veteran Bill Whiteside shares his experiences working to help dozens of companies launch and manage their S&OP processes. You will walk away with a list of insights and ideas for how to start -- or transform -- an S&OP process at your company....More
  • May 6, 2015
    webinar

    IoT for the Extended Enterprise: Process Integration, Stakeholder Engagement, and Device Engineering

    Join us on May 6 to learn how to take your enterprise to the next level by applying the Internet of Things across the value chain. We will discuss the required engineering, platform, and enterprise needs. Hear case studies of how integrated IoT environments boost competitiveness....More
  • Apr 29, 2015
    webinar

    Avoiding Supply Chain Pain

    In today's global economy, manufacturing companies must continually innovate products while traversing a myriad of supply chain obstacles that can prevent getting products to market quickly with maximum profit margins. Join us April 29th for a webinar that examines the challenges and best practices for mitigating risk to achieve supply chain excellence....More
  • Apr 1, 2015
    webinar

    How Much Is Manual Workforce Scheduling Really Costing You?

    Learn how an automated workforce scheduling solution can help you create schedules that follow your specific rules, maintain accurate staffing levels, and reduce unnecessary costs....More
  • Feb 25, 2015
    webinar

    How to Create Your Lean Leadership Pipeline

    Lean Leadership Expert and Green Beret officer Sam MacPherson shares his unique & challenging approach to creating Lean Leaders capable of leading a Culture of Excellence....More
  • Dec 17, 2015
    webinar

    3 Ways to Become a Data-Driven Manufacturer

    Successful manufacturing companies understand the value of timely, insightful and understandable information. Attend this December 17 webinar to learn how to become a data-driven organization capable of accessing and analyzing a diverse amount of data....More
  • Oct 23, 2014
    Education

    Human Error & Mistake Proofing: Simple Changes for Everyday Mistakes

    This 2-hour online training course will take you through a seven-step mistake proofing method that will include the 21 principles for mistake-proofing solutions, innovative brainstorming techniques complemented by examples and shared experiences from the presenters. You will learn both traditional and unconventional ways to change how any process is executed, avoiding human errors and making it easier, better and safer....More
  • Sep 18, 2014
    Education

    A Step-by-Step Approach to Process Innovation

    This 2-hour online training course will teach you how to make process innovation possible by conducting Rapid Innovation Cycles. This approach is one anybody can use and follow to design or redesign a process. This session will guide you from a nebulous understanding of "innovation" to a crystal clear picture of when to use it, why and how....More
  • Aug 21, 2014
    Education

    Beyond DOE: 7 Simple, Effective Innovation Tools

    This 2-hour online training course provides an overview of seven effective innovation tools that are easy to learn and apply. This session will walk you through these tools with simple definitions and relatable examples. The skills you acquire will enable you to not only unleash your own individual creative potential, but also inspire an innovation-focused mind-set across your business operations -- and on new streams of revenue, novel approaches to running the business and leveraging opportunities....More
  • Jun 19, 2014
    Education

    How to Use the Hoshin X-Matrix to Link Strategy, Execution and Breakthrough Performance

    This 2-hour online training course provides an overview of the seven-step Hoshin Planning Process, which links a company's major strategy objectives with the resources and action plans needed to make them happen. Attend this session to learn how you can successfully involve your entire organization in delivering a combination of breakthrough performance and daily management in order to focus on sustainable results....More
  • Apr 24, 2014
    Education

    The Nuts and Bolts of Value Stream Assessments

    An end-to-end value stream assessment provides data-driven guidance on where to focus continuous improvement efforts. This 2-hour online training course is a practitioner's guide to the details of an end-to-end value stream assessment, with an emphasis on how your company can apply it to actual processes....More
  • Ethnographic Studies
    Nov 14, 2013
    Education

    People Watching: How to Use Ethnographic Studies to Discover Unmet Customer Needs

    Ethnography can be used to discover unmet customer needs and gain a deeper understanding of your customer. During this 2-hour online training session, you'll learn to apply ethnography so you can launch the right products at the right time and continuously fine-tune your existing product portfolio....More
  • Conducting end-to-end value stream assessments
    Jul 11, 2013
    Education

    Conducting End-to-End Value Stream Assessments

    This interactive training session will take you beyond the textbook theory of value stream mapping to the End-to-End Value Stream Assessment, demonstrating how you can dissect a process and create a workable improvement plan, from start to finish, that can be applied in your everyday workplace....More
  • Hoshin Planning: Connecting Strategy Creation With Strategy Execution
    May 30, 2013
    Education

    Hoshin Planning: Connecting Strategy Creation With Strategy Execution

    Organizations often lack a way to connect their strategy with the resources to properly execute. That's where Hoshin Planning comes in. Through a back-and-forth refinement system known as "catchball," the entire company becomes involved in delivering a combination of breakthrough performance and daily management. In this online training session, you'll learn how to make Hoshin Planning a fundamental part of your business....More
  • Online training course: The Harada Method: The World's Best Method to Develop Pe
    May 8, 2013
    Education

    The Harada Method: The World’s Best Method to Develop People

    You will learn the tools to achieve your individual goal as well as be a better leader and coach. The method can also be used to build a winning company. It meshes perfectly with Lean, Six Sigma, Hoshin Planning, and other continuous improvement efforts, and gives real substance to what Toyota calls “Respect for People.”...More
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