How a Rugged Smartphone Can Drive Lean Manufacturing

How a Rugged Smartphone Can Drive Lean Manufacturing

Lately, manufacturing has moved toward “lean” philosophies. The sector is seeking ways to improve efficiency, cut waste and drive a more dynamic overall production cycle.

Smart, connected devices are at the heart of this program — and not just smart, but sturdy.

The rise of the rugged smartphone shows the critical role resiliency plays, as manufacturing seeks to get the most out of these versatile devices. Lean manufacturing needs phones that can deliver the latest app-based productivity tools. But it also needs phones that can withstand being dropped.

What Is Lean Thinking?

Lean thinking is about adding value. Its proponents aim to curb unnecessary activity, […] Read more