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Project Storyboard: Reducing Cycle Time For Natural Disaster Response By 50% - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Project Storyboard: Reducing Cycle Time for Natural Disaster Response by 50%

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) came under considerable criticism after hurricane Katrina for its slow response. GoLeanSixSigma.com Green Belt Charles White really dug into FEMA's processes and identified opportunities to make significant improvement with some common sense changes to material handling and loading. At the time of publication FEMA has been…

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Increasing First Run Parts From 60% To 90% With Lean Six Sigma - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Project Storyboard: Increasing First Run Parts From 60% to 90% With Lean Six Sigma

GoLeanSixSigma.com Green Belt James Fuhrman’s Project Storyboard involved increasing first run parts from 60% to 90% within two months. This project achieved 87% within the aggressive schedule while dramatically reducing manufacturing lead time. Improvement in first run parts yield increased throughput, while process simplification reduced manufacturing lead time, which allowed…

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