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March 12, 2018

Effective networking at learning events

With the wide range of Operational Excellence seminars and conferences available in Ireland at the moment, there little excuse for...
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March 12, 2018

Lean Six Sigma skills in demand in the Irish Jobs Market

A quick trawl of the website IrishJobs.ie, using the search strings 'lean' and ‘six sigma’, for all jobs in all locations, yielded...
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March 12, 2018

Tech Tip: Hypothesis testing

Have I made a difference? Often our perception deceives us when eager to identify change! Click on the title link to...
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March 12, 2018

Engineers Ireland annual conference: 13th April 2018, Limerick

Engineers Ireland Annual Conference 2018 will take place on Friday, 13th April 2018 in The Strand Hotel, Limerick. The conference...
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March 5, 2018

Improving packaging quality in Medical Device

At the Boston Scientific Costa Rica facility, packaging engineer Daniel Calvo Camacho led an effort to streamline packaging for guidewires,...
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March 5, 2018

Tech Tip: Pareto Charting

Little did Pareto know how useful his chart would become to problem solvers. See how to construct a Pareto chart...
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March 5, 2018

Ireland’s competitiveness: IDA year end results 2017

IDA Ireland client companies employ 210,443 people in Ireland. On January 5th last the IDA published its 2017 End of...
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March 5, 2018

National Engineers’ Week: 24th February – 2nd March 2018

Engineers Week is a week-long festival of nationwide events celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. The annual event is...
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October 10, 2017

SAS (JMP) data analytics forum Ireland 2017: 28TH September 2017, Dublin

The SAS Ireland’s free flagship conference focuses on the future of analytics and gives you a unique insight into the...
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October 10, 2017

Future in Medtech Ireland 2017: Croke Park 12th September 2017, Dublin

Subtitled ‘Operational Excellence Driving a Sustainable MedTech Sector’ this event brings together senior-level executives and decision-makers from the Irish Medical...
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October 10, 2017

2017 Europe Biotechnology conference: 26th & 27th September 2017, Dublin

The Biopharmaceutical industry has made a capital investment of approximately $8 billion in new facilities in Ireland, most of which...
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October 10, 2017

SAS (JMP) data analytics forum Ireland 2017: 28th September 2017, Dublin

The SAS Ireland’s free flagship conference focuses on the future of analytics and gives you a unique insight into the...
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October 10, 2017

Non-Normal Data

What if your data is not normal? Click here for Minitab guidelines on identifying your data distribution. Contact us for a...
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October 10, 2017

Workplace visualisation: Online course with Gemba Academy

To see this simple series of well-illustrated videos on workplace visual management, click here.
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October 10, 2017

Tech Tip: Minitab 18 has been launched

To register for a free webinar outlining the new features in Minitab18, or download a free trial.
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October 10, 2017

ISPE facility of the year (FOYA) 2017 – Abbott Longford

Congratulations to Abbott Longford, who were recently awarded ISPE facility of the year 2017. In 2012, the “Operational Excellence” project...
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October 10, 2017

Free tips for success at online examinations

On Friday 5th May last, I sat and passed the ASQ six sigma online black belt examination. Prior to sitting the...
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October 10, 2017

Case Study: How Crayola developed the perfect crayon

Ever wonder just how companies use statistical software to complement their improvement programmes? Look no further. This case study from...
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October 10, 2017

JMP online seminar: 25th April 2017

Join JMP data experts Ian Cox and Robert Anderson for a complimentary seminar introducing statistical modelling and exploring how to...
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October 10, 2017

Enterprise excellence Ireland: Croke Park, Dublin, 31st May 2017

Enterprise Excellence Ireland 2017 will bring together over 400 Lean Managers from the Irish business community to openly discuss the implementation...
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October 10, 2017

How to change a culture: Lessons from the Toyota/GM collaboration 

In 1983 Toyota hired John Shook to head up its joint venture with General Motors, to be based in California....
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October 10, 2017

Risk based process improvements: FMEA guidelines

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) determines and maintains quality standards governing the automotive industry and its many layers of...
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October 10, 2017

The impact of Lean on order entry

This neat little 5 min case study demonstrates very clearly the benefits of the lean approach in the office. Enjoy!
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October 10, 2017

Future in pharmaceuticals conference: Croke Park, Dublin, 22nd February 2017

This year’s theme is energy efficiency in the Irish pharmaceutical, medical & chemical manufacturing sector. Attendees will include who are...
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