Workforce Development with Tony Spielberg

Workforce Development with Tony Spielberg

In our first-ever podcast episode of Zen and the Art of Manufacturing, we welcome Tony Spielberg to the show. Bryan Sapot, CEO of SensrTrx, sits down with Tony to talk about workforce development. Here’s a couple of key takeaways on how Tony built a lean culture...
The DAMAIC Process vs. SensrTrx

The DAMAIC Process vs. SensrTrx

What is DAMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control?) DAMAIC stands for define, measure, analyze, improve, and control. It’s a methodology used to improve processes with 5 steps in total. For the sake of this blog, we’re going to refer to the...
What is Bottleneck Analysis?

What is Bottleneck Analysis?

How Do I Find the Bottleneck in My Plant? To perform a bottleneck analysis, you must first identify the bottleneck(s) in your plant. Finding the bottleneck in the plant depends on what you have available. If you have data from SensrTrx, you can use the data to help...
SensrTrx vs. Monday

SensrTrx vs. Monday

What is Monday? Monday is a project management software. It gives you the ability to look at all of the tasks that people have to complete, determine who’s doing what, and track against the progress made. For those of you wondering, Monday is similar to Jira or...
What is Process Data and How Do You Use it?

What is Process Data and How Do You Use it?

What is Process Data? Process data is things like temperature, vibration, speed, current draw, flow rates, basically anything that can be pulled from a machine to tell how it’s running. Process data can be collected and compiled into manufacturing software,...
The Broken Promise of Smart Manufacturing

The Broken Promise of Smart Manufacturing

What is Smart Manufacturing? Smart manufacturing is one of those nebulous terms with many different meanings. At the end of the day, what people seem to talk about is the ability to automate everything. Eliminate human interaction, use a system that knows and can...
Why You Need a Manufacturing App to Run Your Factory

Why You Need a Manufacturing App to Run Your Factory

If you have a smartphone, you likely use apps to get directions, play games, engage on social media, check your email, even using a manufacturing app to understand how a factory is performing, the list goes on and on. In fact, “an average mobile app user in the...