The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Note:  This blog – the seventh installment in a series on the “Seven Wastes of Muda” as they relate to court document management – deals with the last  “O” in TIM WOOD: Over Production. The second "O" in TIM WOOD (the pneumonic for the Seven Wastes identified by Taichii Ohno in the Toyota Production System) … Continue reading The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Finished Inventory and Why You Don’t Want It

Note:  This blog is the third in a series on the “Seven Wastes of Muda”. In the previous post, The Costco Conundrum - Supply Inventory, we considered the impact of front-end inventory (things waiting to be processed); and we examined how Enterprise Content Management (ECM) with configurable workflow can eliminate what the Toyota production System … Continue reading Finished Inventory and Why You Don’t Want It

The Costco Conundrum – Supply Inventory

Note:  This blog is the second in a series on the “Seven Wastes of Muda”.  As most families with fewer kids than Mother Hubbard know, the problem with Costco is that the 64-ounce jug of ketchup is awkward to handle, takes up a lot of room in the refrigerator and may spoil before you finish … Continue reading The Costco Conundrum – Supply Inventory