Business strategy for architectural & engineering firm that provides clients with the information to validate their investment through innovative design strategies and post verification methods.
Production Preparation Process (3P) Methodology
Developed and implemented an advanced lean concept to enhance product development time to market, and achieve breakthrough changes to the production system while at the same time reducing cost and increasing quality.
Lean Production System
Patterned after Toyota’s Production System Model, as well as the nationally recognized Shingo Award; we developed and launched a holistic business model to assess, improve and manage operational excellence.
Continuous Improvement Heijunka Board
Initiated and implemented an innovative GEMBA (Visual management) system that averaged over 1,500 employee-initiated continuous improvement projects per year, resulting in lead time, scrap and productivity improvements.
The “Design with Discipline” approach is a key differentiator for Progressive|AE. Utilization of roprietary Design Revolution tools, templates and process yields greater efficiency and effectiveness for clients.
Enterprise-wide Business Measurement System
Developed and implemented a holistic set of measures, analytic management processes to enable management of the organizations performance and key initiatives down through the employee level.
Horizontal Business System
Development and implementation of knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and systems to visualize, measure, control and continuously improve processes to meet customer requirements profitability.
Lean Kaizen Handbook
Initiated, developed and implemented a new lean improvement methodology, handbook and electronic file management system to systematically drive business performance.
PAECE Joint Venture
PAECE leverages the knowledge and competencies in award-winning architecture with a holistic systems understanding of work flows and organizational development principles. An innovative fusion of different capabilities that offer a sustainable space that integrates how people work within their business and environment.
Patient Safety Assessment
Led the development and implementation of a patient safety assessment framework based on human factors engineering designed to more accurately pinpoint system issues.
Physician Systems Transformation
Total systems assessment for physician specialty practice; including a comprehensive list of recommendations to business and clinical practices; organization strategy, structure and policies, and finally integration strategies with larger healthcare systems.
Quality Function Deployment and Target Pricing Methodology
Developed target pricing methodology to transform user needs and expectations into subsystems and component parts to establish cost targets for product development and manufacturing development.
User Centered Design
A global product and service development process was designed, including role/responsibility clarifications, process documentation to ensure repeatability and training to enable understanding and sustainability.
Value Stream Dashboard
Launched a lean manufacturing technique used to analyze and design information, product and people flows necessary to deliver a product or service.
Welcome Home Baby
Coordinated care system for new mothers and children that increases the number of children and families seen leading to better care and lower lifetime government agency cost.