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The Small Steps of Innovation

Posted on May 24th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

We often think of innovation as huge, disruptive and significant shifts in products or processes. We latch on to the idea that real innovation takes a spark of genius and a re-imagination of the way we see the world. While I’d agree that sometimes that perception is true, more often than not, innovative happens in small steps. Continue reading “The Small Steps of Innovation” »

Process Innovation vs Continuous Improvement – What’s The Difference?

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

We looked last time at the importance of process innovation. Processes are the foundation of so much that we do, so paying them attention is no bad thing. In that post, I alluded to the idea that process innovation and continuous improvement are different things, which I want to expand on today. Continue reading “Process Innovation vs Continuous Improvement – What’s The Difference?” »