Having adopted a ‘Reliability Centered Maintenance’ strategy for operations management and assets, this utility company realised that this limited ‘Lean’ improvement approach was not embedding across the whole organisation. They wanted a more holistic approach to culture change and integration. Capability Development Programme integrated with improvement projects: This case study looks at how an improvement […]
Andy Miles, Head of Utilities Sector at S A Partners, attended the recent Utility Week Congress in Birmingham, which is the premier event for water, gas & electricity sector leaders, Utility Week Congress offers strategic insight at the highest level. With uncertainties in the industry created by Brexit, change is the only confirmed certainty for […]
We are pleased to announce that Simon Grogan, MD of our European business has been accepted to become an examiner for the Shingo Institute. This is a great achievement following a challenging application and approval procedure, overseen by the Shingo Examiner’s Committee. During 2017, Simon will be invited to participate in Shingo ‘Achievement’ report reviews […]
In diagnostics people are always looking for the “low hanging fruit”, “Just do its” and “quick wins”. I would let the low hanging fruit rot and go looking for the things we have to do.