Use an Affinity Diagram to organize your issues/ideas.【Excel Template】

You can list up all the issues/ideas in the Affinity Diagram, organizing them by affinity and create group names easily. This Affinity Diagram is very useful when you don’t know what to do with problems or when you have a lot of unclear ideas and want to think about what to do next.

(Duration: 6:02)

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8D Problem Solving: Great for Process Improvement【Excel Template】

The 8D Problem-Solving is utilized in process and product improvement. I made a template for the 8D Problem-Solving. This post shows you the comparison between the 8D Method and DMAIC and explain each step of 8D on the template.

(Duration: 7:30)

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How to Use Excel Pivot Table 【Screen Demonstration】

This article explains source data formats for a Pivot Table, each section of the Pivot Table’s work screen – the Field List – and demonstrates the elemental steps needed to make a Pivot Table on the Excel screen. You’ll be able to start making your own Pivot Table after reading this article.

(Duration: 7:11)

 

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What’s Toyota’s Jidoka (Autonomation)?

This article introduces about the origin of Jidoka and Andon that was evolved from Jidoka.  It also will explain the difference between Autonomation and Automation and the substance of Autonomation.

 

(Duration: 5:47)

 

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How to brainstorm effectively and summarize results【Excel Template】

This article is about how to brainstorm effectively and summarize the generated results. You can have successful brainstorming by practicing the 4 Guidelines in this article. It also introduces Osborne’s checklist that expand the generated ideas.

 

(Duration: 6:41)

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