Tag: Business Improvement System

What is Lean and Six Sigma – and why should they be viewed in context?

Lean and Six Sigma are two terms that are commonly used when talking about improving the operational performance of a business. Maybe you’ve already heard of them? In this post, we give a brief introduction to Lean and Six Sigma before we look at the relationship between the two. What is Lean? Lean is a… Read more »

How to implement a strategic improvement system

A strategic improvement system, what we call a Business Improvement System (BIS), is necessary to achieve long-term strategic goals. There are different approaches to implementing a BIS, so why should you choose Aksena’s approach? This is exactly what we are giving you in this article. Before we get this far, we summarize the main components… Read more »

Ambitious goals? Then build a strategic improvement system

For businesses having ambitious goals, it is vital to develop formal processes ensuring timely internal business development. As the enterprise grows, it is a continuous need to develop both the structures and the competance of leaders and the employees. A strategic business improvement system (BIS) should take care of this need. The main components of… Read more »

How to engage everyone in the process of continuous improvement

Does your business need to establish standardized structures for continuous improvement (CI)? It is the employees in the business who see the many small and sometimes also the slightly greater opportunities for improvement. The sum of all these improvement opportunities can make a significant contribution to the improvement in results. The Lean Leadership Initiative includes… Read more »

How to implement improvement projects using Six Sigma

Do you need to complete improvement projects to improve quality, flow, delivery precision, efficiency or productivity? Then Six Sigma can be recommended. But what exactly is Six Sigma and how do you use it in your improvement projects? Six Sigma (6S) is a leadership initiative originally developed by American Motorola. 6S includes the standardized approach… Read more »