The Lean philosophy can be used to remove waste from all processes in a number of different ways. One area is the transmission of information about your business or process. The Visual factory attempts to remove the overhead waste by using a combination of signs, charts, dashboards, etc to speed up the transmission of data and information.
Often, the visualizations indicate areas suitable for green belt and black belt projects.
ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam Visual Factory Questions
Question: Which of the following is a component of a visual factory?
(A) Product specifications
(B) Zero defect policies
(C) Just-in-time policies
(D) Equipment service manual
Answer: A Product Specifications. This is really the only option that could be expressed visually.