Infomation Integrity – Basic Number 1 of Kaizen-Based Lean Manufacturing

MRPII/ERP and lean manufacturing objectives cannot be achieved when day-to-day production and manufacturing control systems are driven by inaccurate, untimely and uncontrolled data and/or documentation.

If your company is typical, you’ll find that converting the monthly financial forecast into reality still requires overtime, costly expediting, expensive “on-the-run” product changes and even a little “smoke and mirrors”. With all the available sophisticated computerized systems, why is it so?

The answer lies in what’s missing and has nothing to do with the quality of the system designs. Like Vince Lombardi, who focused his team on the mastering of football basics – we need to focus our teams on the mastering of business basics. There are 8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing, but when it comes to improving systems performance, “Information Integrity” is the most important. I call it KBLM Basic #001, “Infotegrity” – the ability to communicate data and documentation completely, accurately and in a timely manner. Like blocking and tackling in football, it’s not glamorous and few want to do it – but without tenacious and flawless continuous improvement and execution, manufacturing performance can never be optimized.

Infotegrity is crucial to computerized master scheduling and MRP computations. Excessive MRP rescheduling of released orders is costly and disruptive and is usually driven by poor input data. To improve the quality of MRP “rescheduling” messages, one materials manager focused on improving the integrity of MRP inputs. She reduced the frequency of their MRP “re-generation” and implemented a mandatory weekly review/purge/reset of all purchase and production “open” order status. The results were amazing; reschedule messages were reduced by 85% and her planner/buyers gained time to do additional proactive parameter maintenance. Because of increased scheduling stability, there was a significant improvement in both supplier and shop on-time deliveries.

A good example of the importance of Infotegrity is the “eye-opening” result of the cumulative effect of data inputs in a computerized order release and scheduling system such as MRP. There are at least ten data input files that drive such systems with data accuracy indexes varying between 90% and 100%. Statistically, their cumulative effect (the product of their values) could yield a devastating, order release accuracy of 68.2%. That translates into a cumulative 31.8% error rate in the order release and scheduling process, (see relevant slide on the reverse side of bulletin). In spite of this huge constraint, American ingenuity and energy still gets the job done – but at what costs?

Although many business gurus have identified data accuracy as important in the implementation of computerized systems, their message has been lost in the mania of systems sophistication. To remain competitive in the future, manufacturers must improve the results gained from their business systems investments – to do this, the fine-tuning of Infotegrity is a “must do”. How does a company accomplish this task? Here are a few challenges:

* Simplify data bases – making it easy and routine to keep data correct and up to date

* “Bulletproof” system parameter maintenance – helping to eliminate mistakes

* Streamline and discipline the product documentation process – doing it right the first time

* Real time auditing and corrective actions – keeping information current and correct

* Employ the right tools – bar coding, back-flushing, EDI and the internet

* Establish the right mindset – the quality of decision-making is dependent on Infotegrity.

Competition is getting tougher and tougher as each year passes. If we don’t want our competitors to close in on our markets, we need to continuously improve product/service quality, increase productivity, lower costs and increase speed of new product introductions. To maintain ones competitive edge into the future, management’s focus must be shifted from systems sophistication to systems Infotegrity. In short, its time to put the “horse before the cart”. Information Integrity is no panacea, however, I’m convinced that a company with simple, unsophisticated systems and a high level of Infotegrity will outperform a company that has sophisticated systems and low Infotegrity. What about those company that have both? I buy their stock!

No Matter How Goud The Infomation (Get It All With Clean Content)

Why copse you tak agreeable like this seriusly? No academy how acceptable the information, if is riddiled with typos its asta lavista baby. You lose.

Typos, misspellings, abominable grammar, assertion abstract and run-on sentences all attenuate a Web site’s message. Your clairvoyant will accept to plan too hard, and you will not accept that clairvoyant long.

Grabbing a reader’s absorption is a key point in accepting your bulletin out, but there is such a affair as too abundant grabbing–and the amiss affectionate of attention. Negative absorption can lose a abundant abounding visitors and abeyant clients.

Clean agreeable and accurate actualization are not alone a amount of aesthetics. It goes to the amount of establishing assurance and believability amid a Web website and visitor. Relate it to a deli. A abeyant chump heard about you through an ad. Cool ad, got his/her attention, so he/she stops by on the way home. On the alfresco aggregate looks nice, meets expectations, so the company walks in, searching for tonight’s sandwich goodies. Once central it alone takes a few abnormal to apprehension the dust on

the shelves, the bedraggled footprints, the unidentifiable smudges on the bottle counter-fronts. No amount how acceptable the aliment smells, if the agent has bedraggled easily or there are affidavit littering the floor, how abounding humans are traveling to feel adequate extensive over a crumb-covered adverse to pay for their dinner?

That may complete like a asinine allegory to Web content, but really, it’s not so far off. The assumption stands: clean, neat, ambrosial agreeable builds abundance and trust. Sloppy, accidental or confusing agreeable repels, and break down credibility. And the assumption is actual simple to administer to all Web content. Just bethink the acronym, “Get It All”

G- et addition set of eyes to yield an cold look

E- xtra absorption to spelling lends credibility

T- ell your bulletin with agitative words; don’t await on graphics

I- talics, adventurous and all caps are asperous on the eyes, use sparingly

T- ake the time to apprehend the absolute content… backwards (you’ll be amazed

at what you’ll apprehension this way)

A- lways do one endure look-see afterwards it’s finished

L- et all agreeable sit for at atomic a abounding day afore a final edit

L- ose the guesswork–keep a concordance and grammar/editing advertence at your fingertips, and use them often.

Whether your agreeable is a one-line ad or five-page report, demography that little added time and accomplishment will advance your site, body chump aplomb and add respectability. Saving time now and risking poor agreeable superior can end up costing you added later. Afterwards all, the commodity is to get and accumulate barter at your site; to accumulate them reading. How long

would you accept kept account this commodity if it had all been accounting like that aboriginal paragraph?

Infomation About Anal Cancer

Taking into application the anniversary ante at which people, men and women, accept apprenticed anal blight over the accomplished several years, medical statistics announce that there will be over 5 thousand added cases diagnosed this year. While this is a ample amount of people, in allegory to added forms of cancer, this blight is advised rare.

Before we go any further, let’s ascertain absolutely what anal blight is. This blight develops in the breadth of the anus, which is allotment of the gastrointestinal tract. It is that allotment of the physique from which begrimed amount is absolved from the physique if one has a bowel movement

It is aswell important to apperceive that even admitting we use the appellation anal blight to analyze several altered kinds of cancer, this blight is absolutely not just one anatomy of blight but several. This affectionate of blight is bent by the affectionate of corpuscle from which it is developed.

The a lot of accepted anatomy of anal blight is that which is alleged squamous corpuscle carcinoma. This affectionate of blight develops in the alien lining of the anal canal.

Cloacogenic blight is a anatomy of anal blight which is absolutely agnate to squamous corpuscle carcinoma. It is begin amid the alien allotment of the anus and the lower allotment of the rectum.

This anatomy of blight accepted as adenocarcinoma develops from the close glands which are amid beneath the anal lining.

The endure two forms of anal blight are altered from the others in that they are derma cancers. The aboriginal is basal corpuscle carcinoma. This anatomy of blight develops in the derma about the anus.

The additional anatomy of anal blight which is a derma blight is accepted as melanoma and it forms in the beef of the derma or the anal lining that darkens the skin.

The affection which arise which ability announce some anatomy of this blight are bleeding from the anal area, affliction and/or burden in the anal area, agog from the anus, acquittal from the anus, a agglomeration or a abscess abreast the anus, a change in bowel habits or some array of change in the admeasurement of the begrimed matter.

Please accumulate in mind, if a being adventures one or even all of these symptoms, it does not necessarily beggarly that they accept this cancer. They may be an adumbration of something absolutely different. But they are an adumbration that a appointment to one’s doctor is indicated.

There are altered means in which anal blight are treated, depending aloft the blazon and on the date which it has reached. Some times doctors will admonish surgery, usually followed by radiation and chemotherapy, some times radiation and chemotherapy after surgery. The doctors will advice and advise, but the final accommodation will be up to the patient.

Save Your Gun Safe – Keep It Dry

If gun safes are necessary to keep your gun safe, then it is equally important to keep it dry and clean. A closed and humid environment attracts microbes and fungi and it is essential to keep them in check. There is no safe that is free from this problem. Hence it is we who should be cautious of this problem.

If we use a safe to keep documents, then we can protect them using a plastic bag or cover. But you cannot do the same for a gun. Hence there are other ways to keep this problem in check. The most obvious solution is to have a dehumidifier.

WHY IS IT NECESSARY?

Think of a situation where you needed your gun to fire but it got stuck. Will you accept that? So, it is essential to have certain equipment to safe guard your gun safe. Having the adequate equipment will save your gun and your gun safe.

TYPES OF DEHUMIDIFIERS

There are two types of dehumidifiers. The first one is a Desiccant and the other one is an electric dehumidifier. All kinds of dehumidifiers will get into one of the two groups. Let us first look at the desiccant type.

DESICCANT DEHUMIDIFIER:

This type of Dehumidifiers is easy to install and it can be reused. It will be like a sponge and it will keep the moisture level in check. It absorbs the moisture content to a certain level. If you wish not to drill your gun safe, then this should be your choice.

ELECTRIC DEHUMIDIFIER:

This is the most popular type. There are lots of dehumidifiers of this kind and it is advisable to be clear with your needs before buying them.

This type of dehumidifiers makes use of a heating element. The heating element will increase the temperature inside the gun safe and it is very effective in doing its work. The heating element is exposed and when air comes in contact with the element, the air gets heated and thus moisture is removed.

The heating element is heated to 140 degrees and above. As a result of this condensation is prevented. This type of dehumidifier requires a power source and a 24-hour power supply. Hence some extra effort might be needed for its installation.

Despite the extra effort this will be a worthy product to purchase. Rechargeable electric dehumidifiers are now available and it won’t be a bad idea to purchase them.

FINAL SAY

The decision is left to the user. The important thing is to safeguard your gun and the gun safe and both the above-mentioned products satisfy that condition. If you feel bad about damaging your gun safe to accommodate a power slot, then the first one will be the apt choice. Trying a combo of the two will also fetch a good result.

Hence it is the user who needs to decide on the product. But never try to decide on the necessity of this equipment as the decision may turn against you.