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Lean Resources

Complete your learning experience with our suite of resources developed to continually and actively enhance your knowledge and understanding of various lean concepts.

Case Studies/Interviews

Showering Process Improvement in Ward using Lean Thinking

Showering Process Improvement in Ward using Lean Thinking

A project team resolved manpower constraints of in-patient long term care service through workflow optimisation.

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Interview: Moving Forward with Shalom Movers

Here is how a moving company began its lean journey by translating its strategy into small, actionable improvements for its people.

Lean Process Improvements in a Printing Testing Enterprise _Part 1

Lean Process Improvements in a Printing Testing Enterprise (Part 1)

Read about the struggles and challenges faced by a project team in achieving their manual time reduction goal.

Lean Process Improvements in a Printing Testing Enterprise_Part 2

Lean Process Improvements in a Printing Testing Enterprise (Part 2)

Find out more about how the Lean! Project has been integrated into an organisation’s culture of reinvention and the substantial impact it has made on this organisation.

NFC-based Smart Notification System for Hospital Discharge Process and Bed Management

NFC-based Smart Notification System for Hospital Discharge Process and Bed Management

This is how a group of researchers made use of near-field communication (NFC) to minimise hospital bed turnaround times upon discharge of patients.

Articles

Lean Thinking Part 1

Implementing Lean Thinking in Nursing Homes (Part 1)

This case study showcases a nursing home that has implemented Lean thinking in a workflow optimisation project.

Lean Thinking Part 2

Implementing Lean Thinking in Nursing Homes (Part 2)

This case study showcases a nursing home that has implemented Lean thinking in a workflow optimisation project.

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Doing More with Less Could be the Way Forward with Lean Thinking

Through SSG and LTIC’s Lean! Project, local SME Shalom International Movers succeeds in improving processes.

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How SkillsFuture is helping SMEs scale the learning and capability development curve to improve productivity and branding

A case study of a local company that leveraged on the SkillsFuture initiatives to increase the productivity of its workers.

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An Alliance to Bring Lean Capabilities to Singapore

Singapore Institute of Technology entered into a partnership with the Lean Global Network to bring lean capabilities to local SMEs. Here is the story behind it.

Dispelling the Myth on Lean

Dispelling the Myth on Lean

Here are 4 misconceptions of the Lean approach.

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An A3 Approach in Solving Problems

A group of Year 3 Food Technology students used a structured problem-solving approach employed by lean manufacturing practitioners on their Integrated Work Study Programme. Here is what they came up with.

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Teaching Lean to Secure the Future of Singapore Healthcare

Lean continues to make extensive in-roads in improving the healthcare sector. This article outlines how Lean is bearing fruit amongst healthcare workers in Singapore.

Being Lean in an Office Environment Part 1

Being Lean in an Office Environment (Part 1)

Waste minimisation reduces costs and enhances competitive advantage. This article details how it can be done in an office environment.

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Being Lean in an Office Environment (Part 2)

Waste minimisation reduces costs and enhances competitive advantage. This article details how it can be done in an office environment.

Overview of Process Improvement Techniques

Overview of Process Improvement Techniques

This article provides a quick overview of the various process improvement techniques currently used amongst enterprises.

Mitigating the Pitfalls of Lean Training

Mitigating the Pitfalls of Lean Training

Why are companies apprehensive about embarking on Lean training? Here are some pitfalls as well as steps to mitigate them.

Videos

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Lean Collaboration: SIT and Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
 

Watch how we helped Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital through SIT's Lean and Innovation Programmes.

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Lean Transformation Innovation Centre
 

Catch this video for the impact that our Centre has made as a partner of other organisations in their lean journey.

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Lean Collaboration: SIT and Mount Alvernia Hospital
 

Watch how we helped a hospital optimise its bed utilisation.

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Lean Collaboration: SIT and Shalom Movers
 

Staying Competitive Through SIT's Lean Skills Development Programme