Improving Continuous Improvement (infographic)

Should you be improving continuous improvement (CI) in your company? For many companies, the answer is yes. Find out the difference between a typical continuous improvement program and one that’s better in this infographic to see whether you have room for improvement on your CI. Data is at the heart of any CI program. Yet

Continuous ImprovementA New Era of Manufacturing Continuous Improvement (white paper)

Has the time come to do continuous improvement (CI) on the approach to CI? We think so.  There is a new era in manufacturing, so it’s time for a new era in continuous improvement programs. We interviewed manufacturers, consultants, and associations to validate the notion we explain in this white paper.  Please enjoy the summary*

Insights from OEEGetting Beyond Percentages to Insights with OEE (eBook)

Could your overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) metrics do more to accelerate improvement? Most manufacturers’ can, but not necessarily by doing what they have been doing. Read our eBook, Getting Beyond Percentages to Insights with OEE, to learn more. Please enjoy the summary* below. Please visit our sponsor PTC for the full research (registration required). For related

Hidden FactoryThe Power in the Hidden Factory: Unlocking the Untapped Potential in Manufacturing Operations (webcast)

Could your production operation be more productive? Sometimes it’s difficult to tell, despite having plenty of data. Sometimes, metrics like overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) don’t even help uncover the hidden factory. Yet, OEE can and should pinpoint opportunities. Find out how to improve more reliably in this June 2021 webcast. Listen in to Tech-Clarity’s Julie

Succeeding with Industry 4.0 via Strategy StorySucceeding with Industry 4.0: Understanding the Whole Elephant (article)

What does effective storytelling have to do with succeeding with Industry 4.0? Plenty. With the right narrative by level and function, the whole company can engage with Industry 4.0 strategy. At that point, everyone, whether top-level management or shop-floor workers, can buy-in. Once they do, they can participate effectively in setting the standards required to

Why Strategy Matters to Industry 4.0 Success (eBook)

What step are many companies missing to ensure their Industry 4.0 initiatives succeed? Why Strategy Matters to Industry 4.0 Success discusses the importance of enterprise strategy. The right strategy makes even pilot projects more likely to live up to their potential. This eBook talks about how thinking big for enterprise transformation makes initiatives more pragmatic.