On The Shoulders of Giants is a show by Max Krug and Dave Griffith discussing Operational Excellence. Our goal is to share tools that work in the real world along with customer stories to empower your organization.
On The Shoulders of Giants is a show by Max Krug and Dave Griffith discussing Operational Excellence. Operational Excellence focuses on achieving breakthrough results by establishing alignment throughout an organization.
Breakthrough means MASSIVE CHANGE, the kind that will totally reshape an organization. If you only want to get 5% better, this show is not for you! We discuss TQM, TOC, Lean, Six Sigma, as well as other tools and methods to find those breakthrough results.
Our goal is to share tools that work in the real world along with customer stories to empower your organization.
Operational Excellence works across all organizations and all industries.
Check out the latest episodes from the On The Shoulder of Giants Podcast
In this episode, Dave & Max discuss the book Synchronous Management: Profit-Based Manufacturing for the 21st Century.
In this episode, Max & Dave discuss the concept of Big Foot in manufacturing operations.
In this episode, Dave & Max discuss what is the Theory of Constraints (TOC), how to implement TOC, the Pareto Principals, and more!
In this episode, Dave & Max discuss the Min/Max system and how it's flawed, how to manage inventory for retail, and how to target inventory levels and adjust for time.
In this episode Dave & Max discuss the concept of necessary vs sufficient in manufacturing operations.
Dr. Deming's 14 points and everything that come from it... What is culture and how can we change it? Leadership buy-in and what questions new employees should ask. Lean | Six Sigma | TQM | TOC |
Productivity - Getting more with the resources that you have. Not using resources correctly. What is a Design Sprint? How do we sustain results?
What is the only rule? We follow the rules. Let's talk about rules, productivity, suboptimization, and more!
In this episode, we explore how did Max and Dave get to System Thinking? Plus let's talk about breakthrough improvement.