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Even if a newly promoted manager has technical experience, he can lack management structure. As a result, the manager might forsake essential activities if he continuously reacts to unforeseen issues on the production floor. Not to mention that senior supervisors and newly promoted supervisors will adopt different management behaviours. This situation is especially challenging for […]

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The daily management of a factory and its operations is full of unexpected events and emergencies. To remain in complete control, each management level wants to anticipate and quickly solve the encountered issues. For some organizations, it can be hard to proactively identify problems, while supporting an internal improvement culture, before the problems negatively impact […]

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The manufacturing industry has a wide range of specific workforce challenges. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find ways to deal with these issues, especially when your daily time and energy are limited. What are the primary workforce challenges in manufacturing, and how can you overcome them to ensure organizational health? Here you’ll find useful […]

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Watch our free video demo With Tervene, you will have the right tools to: ✓ Support your operational excellence program ✓ Align day-to-day management with your strategic objectives ✓ Structure the standard work of managers and supervisors

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Whether it’s to break silos between support groups or to help escalate problems to top-level management, efficient meeting structures are necessary to support the daily management of operations. Unfortunately, some meetings are not structured properly which causes time loss in the daily routines of managers and employees. What are the five common challenges when performing […]

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Digital Daily Management System (DMS) at Safran Cabin Safran Cabin Canada, formerly Zodiac Aerospace One of our most important considerations was that our supervisors needed to manage lots of different issues at a time. We needed a solution that would structure the flow of information, but that could also structure our Gemba Walk program. Michel […]

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In a manufacturing context with many growing industries, it is frequent for factories to add continuous work shifts in order to keep a production pace that answers the growing demand. However, while necessary, these additional work shifts add a level of complexity to the business’s operations workflow. More specifically, operations managers must deal with having […]

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Why Do Manufacturers Implement a 5S System? The wasting of time is often an issue for most manufacturers, especially in regard to employee equipment. Workers constantly look for tools or equipment randomly stored on the production floor and might work in an unsuitable workstation. This might impact productivity, increase quality issues or create safety risks. […]

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Frontline managers are essential to support daily operations. They coordinate shifts and work teams, ensure production planning, prioritize problem-solving and follow action plans with the support groups. Manufacturers that sustain excellent supervision practices get better control over daily operations. Thus, they improve synergy between operators, support groups and top management. Although some supervisors acquire good […]

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As a response to new health & safety risks and requirements, organizations have rapidly deployed measures to maintain a safe and compliant workplace while supporting daily operations. The pressure of the Covid situation has created a strong increase of digital initiatives in businesses. Many EHS managers set up connected tools to manage safety as part […]

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Discover how Tervene equips your frontline teams and supports your daily operation control. Request a copy of our brochure: Download and save the brochure to read later or share with your team. In this brochure, you’ll get: What is Tervene? Your daily operation control with Tervene Tervene’s features overview Customer testimonials Our professional coaching services

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How to Perform Continuous Improvement with Tervene In a few words: ✓ Identify improvement opportunities ✓ Log and document opportunities ✓ Schedule improvement meetings ✓ Prioritize improvement ideas ✓ Manage improvement projects ✓ Track action plan progress Related blog post: How Gemba Walks Sustain Continuous Improvement Identify Improvement Opportunities In order to generate ideas for […]

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What is a Gemba Walk Checklist? Gemba Walk checklist is a list of validation points that each team leader must validate with the work units of their department while they execute a Gemba Walk. The checklist consists of questions used to validate pre-established standards and identify discrepancies between them. These checklists must aim to proactively […]

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What is a Gemba Walk? In the manufacturing industry, a Gemba Walk is the action of walking around a factory floor where operations take place in order to reduce Waste and improve processes. Managers perform this operational control to identify discordances with the standard and raise issues. A Gemba Walk is a proactive problem-solving practice […]

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Gemba walks enable supervisors and managers to detect, solve and transfer issues proactively. Otherwise, these problems impact performance indicators negatively and bring time-consuming activities in the manager’s daily work. One of the causes of a reactive system is managing in a firefighter mode. Why is Measurement Important? The main challenge is to conduct a standard […]

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What’s New? In order to increase Tervene’s accessibility, our Connected Management System is now available on mobile and Android devices. In other words, workers and managers can perform Gemba Walks and audits with their smartphones. Supported Operating Systems and Devices Apple: App Store iPad iPhone (NEW) Android: Google Play Store Smartphone (NEW) Tablet (NEW) Microsoft: […]

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Which Type of Organization? Gemba Walks are a common practice on the production floor in the manufacturing industry. Performed regularly, Gemba Walks are an essential part of operational control and support a strong continuous improvement culture. Ultimately, Gemba Walks are useful for all organizations with the need to detect issues and generate improvement ideas proactively. […]

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What is a Daily Management System? A Daily Management System (DMS) is a complete system that structures daily operational controls as well as continuous improvement to reach operational excellence. All levels of management know the performance of their processes, identify discrepancies from the objectives, follow key indicators and take corrective action quickly. DMS’ role Align […]

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What to look for in a Gemba Walk App? Gemba Walks are operational control practice that aims to systematically validate standards, identify issues proactively, and generate improvement opportunities. Using the right tool will help supervisors and team leaders adhere to an efficient practice. It also aligns the operational control with the organization’s strategic objectives. Custom validation […]

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Manufacturing managers face unprecedented challenging times caused by COVID-19. While some essential companies have never stopped producing, other factories are currently planning and coordinating a reopening with the greatest concern for health and safety measures. Managers have to deal with the implementation of social distancing measures, new procedures deployment, quality issues, reduced frontline workers access on […]

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A Daily Management System, commonly referred to as DMS, is the structure by which organizations conduct operational management to ensure their day-to-day goes as planned and continuously improves. In other words, it encompasses all of the operational control activities, from the factory floor to the highest management levels.

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Digital tools enable task management standardization. As a result, it is possible to prioritize, assign and monitor tasks much more effectively. Using a standard tool, everyone within the organization can collaborate.

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How to implement a systematic Gemba Walk Structure on the factory floor? Checklists, schedule, improvement meetings and more. (+ Free eBook)

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In this series, Management practices digitalization, we’ll explore the differences between traditional methodologies and Tervene’s approach to operations management. Discover how Tervene sets the table to a successful digital transition for meetings.

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In this series, Management practices digitalization, we’ll explore the differences between traditional methodologies and Tervene’s approach to operations management. Discover how Tervene sets the table to a successful digital transition for inspection processes.

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In this series, Management practices digitalization, we’ll explore the differences between traditional methodologies and Tervene’s approach to operations management. Discover how Tervene sets the table to a successful digital transition for operational control.

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The partnership combines Toptech’s expertise in operational excellence with Tervene’s tool for digitizing and standardizing the management of manufacturing operations.

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Tervene now offers live support from within the app! Click this post to see how to use it.

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Looking for a continuous improvement software? Here are the minimal features you should require.

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Definition: In the manufacturing world, a Gemba walk is the action of walking around a factory floor performed by management with the goal to identify problems and improvement ideas.

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