Posts Tagged ‘lean six sigma’

What Do You Do for a Living?

Posted in Life Sciences & Medical on Monday, August 4th, 2014. One comment so far
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Author: Michalle Adkins I often get asked, “So, what do you do for a living?” Boy is that a loaded question. When I say that I manage a group of Life Sciences Industry Consultants for Emerson—that really does not help to answer the question. Hmmm, how do I describe all of this in a few […]

Using Operational Excellence Techniques to Understand and Solve Business Problems

Posted in Life Sciences & Medical, Operations & Business Management on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012. 7 comments so far
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Pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, like other process manufacturers, are under constant pressure to improve the performance of their business—product quality, safety, plant efficiency, and throughput. Emerson’s Michalle Adkins, a senior consultant on the Life Sciences industry team, shared details of an Operational Excellence (OE) program that she and her fellow consultants have developed. She notes […]

Shrinking that Cycle Time

Posted in Life Sciences & Medical, Operations & Business Management on Friday, February 19th, 2010. No comments yet
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An Emerson fellow blogger, Alan Babbitt, and his Emerson Global Life Sciences Blog was first to the scene to cover a great Bioprocess International article, Hurry Up and Wait? The article, by Emerson senior Life Sciences industry consultant, Michalle Adkins, describes the problems manual processes have on product cycle times for highly regulated process manufacturers. […]