It’s all about time: The revitalization of work measurement

Snack-food giant’s system provides valuable data to boost efficiency

By Dave Hampton, Mark Burden and Laura Sanchez-Titko

Work measurement is a fundamental building block that enables industrial and systems engineers to understand time and build solutions that optimize around it. While it is a foundational industrial engineering tool that supports key ISE competencies, new technologies and capabilities make timely data collection more granular and accessible. ISEs are definitely in the sweet spot as businesses convert this data to information that can be used to improve and measure business processes.

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