Tag Archives: operations video

Alibaba’s robots dance to the music

A few years ago I wrote a blog entitled “The robots are coming!”.  Well, here they are…. Advertisements

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How paper is made

Great video showing in detail how paper is made (not an industry I have blogged about before).  Good example of a continuous flow process.  The paper industry is confident of future growth.  This is because of the growing concern about … Continue reading

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i4.0 and IoT explained

This IO-Link video provides a good introduction to industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things.

Posted in Chap 03 Processes and life cycles, Sector: I.T. & ecommerce, Sector: Manufacturing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Using sensors and analytics to predict and/or resolve problems

Short 3 minute video from IBM about “predictive maintenance”.  Actually it explains how sensors and analytics can be used to diagnose all kinds of problems so that they can be fixed, not just the maintenance of plant and machinery.

Posted in Chap 09 Quality, Chap 10 Processes and technology, Sector: Construction, Sector: Energy & Utilities, Sector: Manufacturing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Operations Insight: Hurel – suppliers to the haute couture industry

I’m always looking to bring you something you may not have seen before, and trying to cover the broadest range of topics and industry sectors. So here is a fascinating 3 minute ‘factory tour’ video, showing the craft skills of … Continue reading

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Operations Insight: Quality control of precision engineering products

This Zeiss promo video gives great insight into how a company manufacturing engines for high performance race cars uses technology to monitor the quality of its components.

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Process improvement in P & O Ferries

This video on the OEE Consulting webpage explains how P & O series went about improving their customer experience in their food court.  This company features as the end of chapter case in chapter 8, which can be read in … Continue reading

Posted in Chap 03 Processes and life cycles, Chap 09 Quality, Chap 10 Processes and technology, Sector: Hospitality & Tourism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

TAKT time, cycle time and lead time

This 13 minute video does exactly what it says – it illustrates the relationship between these times and hence how these inform the efficient management of processes.

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Life at Lego

This three minute video gives insight into Lego’s organisational culture.

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Operations Insight: Sunseeker

This video provides insight into how upscale leisure boats are manufactured.  The last time we blogged about Sunseeker was in September 2012.  Over these last five years, the company has faced some difficulties, due largely to the global financial crisis, … Continue reading

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