Successful leaders and their organizations understand the key information components that yield improved profit through real time information availability and the rapid decisions conceived from this information. In many cases automated information collection and rapid access to it is the core reason these organizations dominate their field today and will continue to do so in the future.
Barcode has a long history of effective applications. RFID is a newer technology that is similar to barcode, but offers many unique advantages. Barcode and RFID both act as a way to identify the object that they are placed on or in,
but there are distinct differences between the two technologies.
It might not take a Six Sigma Black Belt to be aware of the 7 common wastes in lean manufacturing; overproduction, waiting, transportation, inappropriate processing, unnecessary inventory, unnecessary/excess motion and defects. Knowing where excess costs sit in a manufacturing environment is "step-one". Step-two is...
Data reporting can be a very tedious process for source medical device manufacturers. The functionality of the device needs to be spot-on for it to be considered viable in the medical community. Because there is little to no room for error in this process, medical devices must help decrease error prone manufacturing activities, and in many cases also help companies meet the desired Six Sigma goal for process control.