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.
Check out the video on ForeignExchange's YouTube channel:
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