Why field analysis is essential in the adoption of LEAN tools.
Use of andons on production lines.
At EDITAG, we are looking to add functionality to our IoT sensors in a truly intuitive way. The idea is to digitize operational gestures without disrupting the mission of the operator who performs this gesture.
Lately, we have thus integrated the Andon functionality in our mOOnTAG so that the operator can trigger alarms directly on the mOOnTAG with which he is already working.
In his column Gemba Coach, Michael Ballé however raises the real problem: "why the operators do not use the andons?""
Even by creating the most ergonomic digital LEAN tool possible, if there is a basic refusal to use, the process will not be accepted, even less adopted by the teams.
The andon is a real asset for the quality service, but like all LEAN tools, it is set up to serve the operator, the field missions in the first place.
A well-known mastered process with a digital and ergonomic Andon system? A "Lean.Connected." dream come true with mOOnTAG!