Gemba Walks and Checklists

Digitize Your Gemba Walks and Checklists on Mobile

Tired of handling paper-based Gemba Walks and checklists?

Thanks to Tervene's mobile app, managers walk around the workplace while assessing processes, identifying problems, uncovering improvement opportunities, gathering insights from employees, and recording first-hand observations.

Tervene helps organizations drive day-to-day operational performance, foster proactive management, and promote a culture of continuous improvement at every level.

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We use tablets for our Gemba Walks where we visit each workstation and get a head start on any issues.

Yannick Lévesque
Production Manager at Canimex
Move Away From Paper-Based to Digital Gemba Walks
Implement proactive supervision to identify and solve issues before they arise. Ensure managers ask relevant questions to employees in the workplace to gather insights and suggestions for on-going improvement.
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Waste Tour
5S Checklist
Safety Checks
Operator Rounds
Kickoff Floor Tour
Process Confirmation
OK / NOK Checklist
End of Shift Floor Tour
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50%
quicker to perform a gemba walk and solve issues
96%
of planned gemba walks are performed
3.3x
more issues identified and solved in the 6 first months of using Tervene

Create Custom Gemba Walk Checklists and Forms

Tervene helps you create custom checklists and forms tailored to your industry’s needs.

• Create checklists with various question types for each area, process or team in your organization.

Establish industry-specific checkpoints and create mandatory questions to focus on key aspects.

• Include questions that prompt managers to identify potential issues, capture data, assess current processes, and get insights from employees.

 

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Gemba Walk questions and gemba walk checklists

Schedule Regular Gemba Walks and Checklists

• Set the frequency of Gemba Walks and periodical checklists. Choose from daily, weekly, monthly, or custom recurrence.

• Configure reminders for upcoming Gemba Walks and ensure leaders stay on top of their schedules.

Assign team members to each walk to promote accountability and ownership.

• Engage all management levels and leverage multiple perspectives across the organizational structure.

 

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Carry Out Gemba Walks and Checklists With Any Mobile Device

The digital checklists assist managers and supervisors throughout every step of the walk, including observations, interactions, data collection, and identification of opportunities for improvement.

Get rid of paper forms. Make it effortless to fill out checklists on the go using any smartphone, tablet, or computer device.

Capture and document firsthand observations, issues, and ideas as you perform your Gemba Walk. Take photos and attach notes.

Create corrective actions in real-time to address urgent matters, deviations, or issues that require immediate attention.

 

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Gemba Walk on Tablet or Phone

Solve Problems Faster and Manage Improvement Opportunities

• Assign tasks and follow-up actions. Add priority levels, sub-tasks, custom fields and due dates as needed.

Prioritize improvement opportunities with a Kanban board. Get a clear overview using filtering and sorting options.

Come up with action plans as a team, foster a collaborative culture, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Now, when we raise an issue, we know that we will take care of it, that it will be prioritized, and that we'll get feedback on it.

Aimé Buchel
Value Chain Manager
Problem-Solving and Continuous Improvement (2)

Get Real-Time Visibility Over Gemba Walk Reports

A Gemba Walk report provides a comprehensive overview of the observations and findings documented during the walk.

Generate a digital Gemba Walk report automatically.

Review answers, notes, collected data, and follow-up actions anywhere and anytime.

Archive and access a historical record of past Gemba Walks.

 

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Form Report

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 Bussey
Safran Cabin Canada

We use tablets for our Gemba Walks where we visit each workstation and get a head start on any issues.

Yannick Lévesque
Production Manager at Canimex

In the quality assurance department, we use Tervene every day. It helps us identify production problems.

Maryse Frappier
Quality Team Lead

When we are faced with non-conformities, we can deal with them immediately with Tervene.

Karine Pelletier
EHS Partner (Environment, Health and Safety)

Tervene’s standardization helps us control operations and deliver a product of quality to our customers.

Ianick Saulnier
Quality Director

With Tervene, team leaders do Gemba Walks every day and record all the different issues and opportunities.

Yannick Lévesque
Production Manager

Tervene helps us with health and safety prevention by being able to systematically do our safety Gemba Walks.

Ken Bélanger
Fabrication Manager

We have decided to focus our validation on quality, materials used and methods. The company now has a better capacity to inspect quality standards.

Rémi Boileau
Improvement Specialist - Hason Steel

Tervene helped me take back control of operations.

Kahina Koulougli
Production Manager - Safran Cabin Canada

It saves time. Before, it was noted on paper and then by email. Now it’s structured, and we can see if it’s resolved.

Marcus Göhl
Site Director

Gemba Walks and Problem-Solving at Safran Cabin

See how Safran Cabin standardized its Gemba Walk structure and achieved the great milestone of 100,000 Gemba Walks performed with Tervene’s platform since 2017.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Tervene is designed to be user-friendly and doesn’t require any coding experience. Getting started is simple and you can create a custom checklist and begin using the platform on the first day.

 

Most companies want to implement Tervene across all shifts and departments. Our team is here to help and we estimate that the entire process should take between 4 to 8 weeks.

Great! You can schedule a demo here. We’ll get in touch to schedule a 1-hour platform overview.

 

We look forward to helping you digitalize your Gemba Walks, checklists and daily management system.