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Free Mind Mapping Tool for Problem Solving and More!

The team here at Free Flow Partners mind map  to: Develop Strategy and Tactics Generate Ideas Solve Problems We use mind mapping tools with clients to solve problems and improve business and manufacturing processes. We like to use the Fishbone or Ishikawa diagram for brainstorming and problem solving. In a nutshell the ‘problem statement’ or […]

Lean Manufacturing Well Alive in the Bay of Plenty with Oasis Engineering

We’ve worked well with Oasis Engineering for a while now. We’ve got partnered together implement TOC (Theory of Constraints), Lean so we provide ongoing in support by means of Business Strategy and Continuous Improvement and training. In April 2013 NZ Business launched articles centered on Lean Manufacturing within the Bay of Plenty, Oasis Engineering is […]

How to get business improvement from the Lean Toolkit

The Lean continuous improvement tool set provides an excellent set of resources for process and productivity improvement for manufacturing and service organisations. The Seven deadly wastes empowers us with a framework that enables us to look at processes and operations through an enhanced lens for waste elimination in the following areas: Transport Inventory Motion Waiting […]