COPQ: What does it mean?

COPQ: What does it mean?

Table of contentsCost of poor quality (COPQ)How is COPQ calculated?COQ vs COPQ – What is the difference?The 1-10-100 RuleQuality CostsPreventionConclusionRelated SSDSI Articles Cost of poor quality (COPQ) Cost of Poor Quality is a measure which identifies poor...
What is Gemba?

What is Gemba?

Table of contentsWhat is Gemba?What is a Gemba Walk?11 Steps to follow when you visit Gemba1. Get the team ready2. Make a plan3. Follow the Value Stream4. Never lose sight of the process, or people5. Keep a record of your observations6. Ask questions7. Participate in...
Precision and Accuracy

Precision and Accuracy

Table of contentsWhat is the difference between precision and accuracy measurements?Two common definitions of accuracyDefinition of PrecisionAccuracy, precision, and calibrationRelated SSDSI Articles What is the difference between precision and accuracy...
What is Poka Yoke?

What is Poka Yoke?

Table of contentsWhat is Poka Yoke?ExamplesImplementationWhere can you implement Poka-Yoke?Benefits of Poka YokeRelated SSDSI Articles What is Poka Yoke? Poka-yoke, pronounced PO-ka-yo-KAY, is the use or design of a device or mechanism that assists an operator (or...
What is Kanban?

What is Kanban?

Table of contentsWhat is Kanban?How is Kanban implemented?Step 1. Visualize the work flowStep 2.  Limit Work in ProgressStep 3.  Manage the FlowStep 4. Define your processStep 5.  Feedback LoopsStep 6.  Improve Collaboration (using models and the scientific...