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Word Press: Five Considerations When Justifying an Investment in ERP

In automation, Gemba, manufacturer, manufacturing, marketing, mfg, technology, workforce by GenerisLeave a Comment

Organizations entering into an ERP project begin their journey by making a business case for ERP. The effort involves determining an expected return on investment, anticipating total costs and fully documenting the business case for investing in a new or upgraded system. This can’t-miss paper makes the case that it is critical to document the business reasons for an investment in ERP. You’ll see the reasons to calculate the expected value to offset the cost. Identifying risk is part of the process, as is putting in plans to mitigate risk. This white paper by Ultra Consultants will identify five considerations to keep in mind when justifying an investment in ERP leveraging Ultra Consultants’ experience in helping manufacturers with this process. View the full white paper below!

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Optimize Your Lean! Marry 5S Programs, Kanban Systems and Kamishibai

In Continuous Improvement, Gemba, kaizen, kamishibai, Lean manufacturing, manufacturing, medical device, medtech, Quality Management System by GenerisLeave a Comment

You may be familiar with how 5S Programs, Kanban Systems and Kaizan Events help drive your lean manufacturing processes, but how familiar are you with the Art of Kamishibai? Once standardized work has been developed and documented, how does your company ensure that it’s sustained?  This is where kamishibai comes in. Check out the infographic below, courtesy of Phase 2 Medical, to understand how kamishibai is implemented and how it can enhance your lean manufacturing efforts. The Art of Kamishibai in Medical Device Manufacturing Interested in finding out more? Contact Phase 2 Medical for more information. If you are attending the American Medical Device Summit in Chicago this October, don’t forget to stop by Booth #30 to say hello to Phase 2 Medical in person!

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