;   Medical Translation Insight: What is Lean and what does it have to do with translations? - ForeignExchange Translations

You've probably heard of Six Sigma, the quality methodology developed by Motorola and now embraced by companies everywhere. What about Lean? In a nutshell, Lean is a methodology, pioneered by Toyota, for eliminating waste from a manufacturing process. So what does Lean have to do with medical translations?

We recently sat down with Woody Brown of Synthes to learn more about Lean, his role as a Process Improvement Manager, and how Lean can be applied to medical translation.

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1 Comment:

  1. Anonymous said...
    Interesting, although I object to defining Brazilian Portuguese a "dialect". It seems a very typical conversation by someone who is not a linguist, but rather a technical person that comes into contact with languages and finds his own way to deal with them.

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