OEE in Isolation

OEE or Overall Equipment Effectiveness continues to pervade the world of manufacturing as evidenced by the number of OEE templates that are downloaded each and every day from our downloads page.  In this regard, it is interesting to note the number of OEE solutions that operate in complete isolation. A medium to large sized company typically deploys some form of […]

The Problem with Solutions

The value of a solution is a problem not worth repeating. ~Versalytics.org The 5 Why process is one of the many tools that serve to help us to state a given problem, identify a root cause, and ultimately derive a solution to resolve the concern. One of the caveats that potentially undermines the effectiveness of the 5 Why process is repeatability. […]