Process Improvement Tool
Continuous Process Improvement
Process Improvement Tools - Excel templates for Continuous Process Improvement
Systems2win offers four bundles of Process Improvement tools
to continuously improve your systems for continuous improvement
for continuous process improvement
Most Lean journeys start with 5S workplace organization.
The Layout Diagram is another process improvement template that can be used for simple floor planning purposes, but it really shines as a spaghetti mapping tool for Lean process improvement. And Standard Work is arguably the most important of all Lean tools - because if the people doing the actual work aren't doing it the way that everyone agreed was the best way to do it - then your entire lean effort was wasted.
The swim lane cross functional flow chart is extended with several process improvement templates that encompass all process engineering concepts taught within The Reengineering Handbook, by Ray Manganelli.
Once you start changing things, you're going to need to start training people to do things in new ways.
Value Stream Mapping is our most popular process improvement tool.
Or more correctly - an entire suite of tools
You won't get far on any Lean Journey before encountering quality problems.
to manage any type of project
Hosting a Kaizen Event is one of the most field-proven ways to rapidly improve a process - and make the gains stick. Systems2win Kaizen tools provide everything you need to plan, do, and follow up after a Kaizen Event.
The Hoshin Planning Policy Deployment X Matrix comes bundled with
Process Improvement Tools
How to use the Tool Matrix - to select the right tool
If you don't yet own your Systems2win templates, then download your free trial now.
Then find the Tool Matrix on the home page of your Systems2win Portal
and use it to find the right tool(s) - using:
- Excel's Filter feature - to filter for any search criteria in any of the columns
- CTRL+F - to Find keyword phrases
- Translations - if your company owns translations,
then people can find tools in their native language
- Google Site Search - and other Search Tips
If you're not using Translations, hide that column.
If your company owns Translations, then switch between then using the button on the Help sheet
The Or column contains other popular names for each continuous improvement tool.
So that you are more likely to find what you're looking for when you use CTRL+F to Find key phrases
The Where columns tell you where to find your template
If you're new to Systems2win - see the instructions for how to find and open your templates.
If there is no Filename or Bundle, then there is no Systems2win template for that tool - just on-line training.
If you want to try a template that does not come with the Trial version - you can try them all with a money back guarantee.
The Expand column
Every template can be used to focus your team's attention.
This column identifies tools that can also Expand your team's thinking.
Each tool has a unique Purpose. Use Objectives for filtering.
The most useful columns for using Excel's Filter are Objectives and Systems.
Rather than using word wrap, temporarily expand the width of columns to read long phrases
Then reduce column width again so everything fits nicely on your screen.
Filter by when to use each tool in the PDCA cycle.
If your process involves a Service (rather than a product)
Use that column to Filter for tools that are commonly used for healthcare, government, office, and other administrative environments.
Follow the Links to online training for each tool.
Continuous Process Improvement tools, training, and lean systems that you won't outgrow