B is for Brainstorming

Purpose 1: Problem Analysis A simple, powerful tool, brainstorming can be used to harness the collective thoughts of team members to generate possible Root Causes *of a targeted problem. The team should be selected based upon their ability to provide insight into the process or problem being analysed. Actual work teams are ideal. The problem should be […]

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A3 Problem Solving Approach

What is the A3 problem-solving methodology? The A3 is a structured problem solving and continuous improvement approach/methodology. Used extensively by organisations implementing an Operational Excellence strategy within their business, It is based upon the principles of Deming’s PDCA cycle. (Plan-Do-Check-Act) It can be used by large or small businesses alike and can be extremely useful […]

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