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)

DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the “Brainstorming” template file.

 

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How to Prevent Human Errors that Poka Yoke doesn’t affect

This article is about how to prevent Human Errors that Poka Yoke doesn’t affect. People’s actions always go through ‘Perception’, ‘Judgement’ and ‘Action’. This post explains major causes and solution ideas in each stage.

 

(Duration: 8:06)

 

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What is Standard Deviation? There are too many Excel functions for Standard Deviation!

This article explains ‘What Standard Deviation is’, ‘Why it’s needed’, and differences between ‘Population’ and ‘Sample’. Also, there are several Standard Deviation Excel functions. You can learn which one you should use.

 

(Duration: 8:52)

 

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Agile vs Waterfall, What’s the substantial difference?【Manifesto for Agile Software Development】

This article clarifies the differences between Agile and Waterfall, and points out Waterfall’s issues and the solutions, which is ‘Manifesto for Agile Software Development’.

 

(Duration: 7:00)

 

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Toyota’s One Piece Flow Production and Applying to Service Operations【’The Lean Farm’ Book Review】

This article explains the difference between Toyota’s One Piece Flow production method and batch method and pros and cons of the One-Piece Flow method.

 

(Duration: 6:26)

 

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