How to use Kure to Optimize Processes

Learn more about the tools you'll use in your process optimization project

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What are the different types of Process Optimization Projects?

Learn about the basic types of Process Optimization projects that focus on common process problems
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What is a Quick Win project?

When you need simple, rapid improvement and/or workplace organization
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What is a Root Cause Exploration™ project?

When you have a specific problem to solve and root causes to understand
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What is a Rapid Process Streamlining™ project?

Simplify a complex process to significantly reduce time and rework
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What is a Kreative Solution™ project?

A new innovative way to accomplish an objective
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What is an Intelligent Process Management™ project?

Create a framework to manage and monitor an existing process
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What is a Comprehensive Project Management™ project?

Plan, manage and execute complex implementation projects
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What is the Kure Portfolio™?

Manage your collection of projects
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What is Step 1: "What's my Opportunity?"

Clarify what optimizing the process will accomplish
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What is Step 2: "What's my Process?"

Explore the steps by which the work gets done and find opportunities
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What is Step 3: "What's causing my Problem?"

Identify one or more specific, actionable items producing the undesired effect
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What is Step 4: "What's my Solution?"

Implement specific changes to make the problem go away
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Root Cause Exploration™ Project Tools

What is the Screener?

Learn about the Screener and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is the Goal Statement?

Learn about the Goal Statement and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is the Voice of the Customer (Translation Matrix)?

Learn about the Voice of the Customer and how to use the VOC Translation Matrix tool in Kure
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What is a SIPOC?

Learn about the SIPOC and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is the Data Collection Plan?

Learn about the Data Collection Plan and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is Baseline Performance?

Learn about Baseline Performance and how to use this tool in Kure
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How Do I Identify Clues to Root Causes?

Learn about identifying clues and how to use the Clues Discovered tool in Kure
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What is a Fishbone Diagram?

Learn about the Fishbone Diagram and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is Root Cause Confirmation?

Learn about Root Cause Confirmation and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is the Solution Selection Matrix?

Learn about the Solution Selection Matrix and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is the Implementation Plan?

Learn about the Implementation Plan and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is Verification of Improvement?

Learn about Verification of Improvement and how to use this tool in Kure
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What is the Monitoring & Response Plan?

Learn about the Monitoring & Response Plan and how to use this tool in Kure
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What are Innovation Transfer Opportunities?

Learn about Innovation Transfer Opportunities and how to use this tool in Kure
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