Updated: Jun 23, 2021
DCwise.eu shares in this post ideas on how you can move towards working more “visually” ➟
💡 When talking about something a lot more understanding can be reached when the discussion is supported by visualization!
Even more understanding can be reached by using real-world experiences which we are already familiar to e.g. "How traffic works". Idea is now to use this concept to enhance your “communication” incl “guiding & steering” your operation due to the ease of absorption of the information.
1️⃣ Use visual "traffic" related elements in the field
▶ Mark the borders of the different areas with lines, install signs for what the areas are used for, add limits (e.g. max 30 pallets), add arrows & lights, etc. All to “drive” the flow for safety & efficiency
2️⃣ Leverage Message boards
▶ Foresee Large screens (on PC/laptop) within start-up/coordination/"group" spots to allow for better communication within the team
3️⃣ Use Maps
▶ We live in a 3D world so make sure to make available your layouts in “discussion” area’s
4️⃣Communicate with Pictures
▶ In all your communication – whether it is about a system or process issue or something entirely else – you are using messaging then make sure to leverage print-screens/video-captures to reinforce the completeness of your message
☞ Overall, when using "Visual" methods the quality & speed of the understanding & discussion will go up. In this a “logistical improvement” is reached 😊
⭐⭐ Note that all of these can be used not only for internal discussion, but also for newcomers such as trainees or customers, suppliers etc.
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