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Dec 5 2008   1:58PM GMT

Tech Trivia Challenge – lean production



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is lean production.
The goal of lean production is to get the right things to the right place at the right time – the first time – while minimizing waste and being open to change.

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Which popular horizontal bar chart was developed in 1917 to be a production control tool?
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“The information made available through an ERP system provides visibility for the KPIs that are required for meeting corporate objectives. ” What does KPI stand for?
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The Capability Maturity Model is a methodology for developing and refining an organization’s __________ .
a. software development
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Learn why lean manufacturing and ERP implemented together can help reduce manufacturing waste and increase manufacturing productivity.

This article reaches into a specific area of modern manufacturing called lean manufacturing to find quality improvement processes that, when combined with modern software technology, can add tremendous value to the creation of software.

Read what Wikipedia has to say about lean production.

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