Weever is Operational Excellence Software that empowers the pursuit of perfection by enhancing operational visibility, collaboration and productivity in quality, maintenance, safety and production. Schedule a Free Demo Today! This article reviews the following topics: Real-Time Visibility Cost Savings Employee Engagement Simplicity & Structure Compliance If you are reading this you have probably hit a…

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Factory Digitization

Weever is Operational Excellence Software that empowers the pursuit of perfection by enhancing operational visibility, collaboration and productivity in quality, maintenance, safety and production. This article reviews the following topics: What are end-of-shift reports and why are they valuable? Broadcast Updates Capture Data with Mobile Devices Report the Essentials and Avoid Clutter What are end-of-shift…

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Factory Digitization

Weever is Operational Excellence Software that empowers the pursuit of perfection by enhancing operational visibility, collaboration and productivity in quality, maintenance, safety and production. This article reviews the following topics: Cost Savings Real-time Visibility Automation Simplicity & Structure Compliance There are countless benefits to transitioning paper and spreadsheet-based processes to a digital framework. Digitization is…

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Weever is Operational Excellence Software that empowers the pursuit of perfection by enhancing operational visibility, collaboration and productivity in quality, maintenance, safety and production. This article reviews the following topics: Stagnant Waste Time Errors Inconsistent THE CASE FOR DIGITIZATION Why do paper forms limit factory operations and continuous improvement? Manufacturers come in a lot of…

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The Weever platform includes conditional number functionality. This allows administrators to reveal certain form fields only if a response to a number field is above, below or in between a given threshold. This article reviews some applicable use cases and best practices for how to set this up in your forms. Use Cases Cycle of…

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Autonomous Maintenance Inspections Autonomous Maintenance, a focus for many of our customers, requires machine operators to take on simple maintenance tasks (like cleaning, inspecting and lubricating components). This frees up time for the maintenance team, allowing them to focus on predictive and/or preventive measures. With conditional numbers, it is possible to provide additional required inputs…

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This article includes: Why improve? How is Operational Excellence Different? How does Operational Excellence Work? Principle 1: Understand Customer Value and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Principle 2: Deploy a system that recognizes defects, corrects them quickly, and prevents them from recurring in the future. Principle 3: Foster a culture that continuously pursues perfection. Principle 4:…

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List of research studies supporting importance of employee engagement to engineer continuous improvement program success: Employees Motivation and Openness for Continuous Improvement: Comparative Study in Polish and Japanese Companies What motivates employees to participate in continuous improvement activities? Management Initiation of Continuous Improvement from a Motivational Perspective Failure of Continuous Improvement initiatives in manufacturing environments:…

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Topics covered in this article: Standardization is key. Consult all stakeholders especially those affected most by the change.  Take your time. Ensure your process is compliant with regulatory requirements. Provide a variety of ways for staff to understand the change before you implement it. Heraclitus had it right when he coined the saying “Change is…

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Operational Excellence is a process and a result. Operational Excellence (OpEx) is a management framework for organizations to focus on growth and streamline productivity. It involves creating standard operating procedures (SOPs) that are clear and followed consistently by staff. These SOPS are easy to execute and staff feel enabled to complete them efficiently. The net…

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