Trends Report

People-Centric Applications Support Lean

CDC Factory Focuses On The Critical Process Owners — That Is, The Operators

September 27th, 2007
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Summary

Lean manufacturing programs encounter all kinds of roadblocks, including operators who are frustrated and disengaged from the information systems. Designing for people — a principle demonstrated by CDC Factory's operations execution system — helps reinforce the value that shop-floor applications can have as a complement (and not a hindrance) to lean.

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