toyota world-class manufacturers

World-class manufacturers see Quality as a competitive differentiator

The leap towards becoming a world-class manufacturer is challenging, but a new study sheds light on the steps that companies can take to improve performance and aim for world-class status. Companies around the world look for innovative ways to differentiate from competitors and become more attractive to customers who are more informed and more demanding than ever. This article was originally published by[…]

lean six sigma in manufacturing

Free webinar! Lean Six Sigma in manufacturing

Join the webinar Application of lean Six Sigma in manufacturing, delivered by Luciana Paulise through our online partner Simplilearn. Manufacturing Organizations face rising costs, increasing competition and more demanding customers every day. Learn how Lean Six Sigma can help you  find hidden costs and reduce errors in manufacturing companies. The session will be hosted by quality[…]

Luciana Paulise quality leaders

A new generation of Quality leaders

I am truly honored to tell that I have been chosen as one of the tomorrow’s quality leaders by the Quality Progress Magazine.   Celebrating that November is the Quality Month, Quality Progress Magazine by the American Society of Quality, has unveiled the quality leaders of the future. The list include of 46 professional under forty year[…]

TRIZ-process-for-innovation

Driving innovation through quality management

In a disruptive age, Innovation looks like the flavor of the moment for tech industries and entrepreneurs, is quality helping drive innovation or just blocking its way? In 2014 I was interviewing several business owners, CEO’s and entrepreneurs about quality methodologies applied in born-global companies and small business, when an interesting question came through. The[…]

hidden wastes

8 hidden wastes impact small business profit

Hidden wastes in our work place becomes so familiar that we fail to see it for what it is. Today’s fragile economic scenario demands high performance, high profits and low expenditure. This means only one thing for SME’s: minimum wastage. And what better way to cut hidden wastes drastically than by implementing Lean Six Sigma[…]

hidden wastes

3 tips to develop products your customers will love

How to develop products your customers will love fast is key to surpass competition, is it as simple as that? If there is something that startups, small business and big companies have in common is that they all need to develop products all the time, but products also need to perform as promised. Efficiency in product development[…]

employee engagement

Three powerful tools to engage employees and boost performance

Engaging employees has always been the big question in regards to business management. Many companies promote great analysts to leadership positions, but as we all know just because they are great analysts doesn’t mean they know how to lead. Unfortunately if this action is done without providing any tools to help this leader be more[…]

How to Boost your sales with visual management

Visual management is a tool as simple as incredible to engage your customers as well as your employees. Increasing sales is the first objective that every company have in mind, it’s key to survival. How to boost them is a big question? Sales are today more than ever, a matter of good communication. Facebook, twitter,[…]