Beyond Z Barometer

Conventionally, a barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure.Similarly and in this context, the business-oriented Beyond Z Barometer helps you judge where your business stands today.

 

Strategies and business goals help you identify essential actions that need to be taken to monitor and achieve your organization’s objectives.This can be achieved by using Beyond Z’s Enablers for Excellence assessment tool and through the optimal utilization of three categorized templates: Goal Setting, Progress Measurement & Lean Six Sigma.

 

Templates:

Goal Setting and Monitoring

Tools and formats to help you capture your strategic objectives and to monitor and manage performance

 

Progress Measurement

Formats for measuring progress of projects and initiatives.

 

Lean Six Sigma

Formats that help you successfully execute an improvement project using Lean Six Sigma.

 

If you are unsure of what projects/areas you need to work on, please do get in touch with us for your ‘Moments of Truth’ – a free and optimized  workshop.

 

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    Beyond Z’s Assessment Tools

  1. Enablers for Excellence 

    A self assessment of the enables used to drive excellence

    Goal Setting and Monitoring

  1. STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES 

    To track performance, defining key performance indicators innately becomes the first step to be taken.

  2. SCORE CARD 

    The key performance indicators can be tracked on a monthly basis and actions can be taken based on gaps.

  3. CHECK POINT 

    To define what major actions are to be executed to accomplish each goal and what is to be done to check and monitor the same

  4. KEY METRICS 

    This template can help define a unique set of performance indicators that drive a company’s performance.

  5. METRICS DRILL DOWN 

    To drill down key performance measures to metrics at internal process levels and supplier performance. Graphs and trend charts can be linked to the metrics to develop a dashboard

  6. FINANCIALS 

    A template to compare  financials of the current and previous fiscal year; and also to calculate productivity.

  7. COST CHALLENGES 

    This is to evaluate losses by looking at it as a proportion  of the cost of goods sold

    Progress Measurement

  1. PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN 

    To capture essential activities and related dates.  The chart also can be modified to include expected outputs at each stage.

  2. PROJECT ACCOMPLISHMENT STATUS 

    Gives the status of the level of accomplishment for each activity in every phase of the project.

  3. KEY PROJECT STATUS 

    To track sub-projects and  the stake holders driving and supporting the project

    Lean Six Sigma

  1. PROJECT CHARTER 

    To document key elements of the project. It clearly defines the scope of the project and measures of success

  2. ZERO LEVEL MAPS 

    To define the  process in very basic terms

  3. SIPOC 

    Helps to get a high level view of the process. Identifies the suppliers that feed inputs and customer that obtain outputs

  4. DETAILED PROCESS MAP 

    To capture all steps in the process, including non-value adding steps. It identifies key input variables and key output variables at each step.

  5. PROCESS FLOW DIAGRAM 

    Shows process steps without stressing on the details and is useful as a first pass to understand process steps.

  6. FLOW DIAGRAM SYMBOLS 

    Standard symbols used in process flow diagrams.

  7. VSM 

    Use this template to capture the Value Stream Map; to understand the flow of information and material as a product or service moves through the value stream.

  8. VSM SYMBOLS 

    Standard symbols used in Value Stream Mapping.

  9. MANUFACTURING VSM 

    An example of manufacturing process mapping.

  10. SERVICE SECTOR VSM 

    An example of service sector mapping

  11. FACILITY LEVEL VSM 

    An example of facility level mapping.

  12. CONTROL PLAN 

    It describes actions required to maintain the “desired state” of the process and minimize process and product variation.

  13. MEASUREMENT PLAN 

    A plan defining precise data that will be collected to ensure that data collected is meaningful and valid.

  14. CAUSE AND EFFECT DIAGRAM 

    Use this template to capture all possible causes for a particular casue

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