What is 6S in manufacturing? The meaning, benefits, and recommendations

A manufacturer overview the process of 6S implementation in manufacturing factory

The 6S lean management originates from methodology created by Toyota Production System between the years of 1948 and 1975. This procedure enabled the Japanese company to produce higher quality products faster with less waste and inventory than the competitors.

While the fundamentals of 6S management were created decades ago, the benefits of the methodology persist even in today’s conditions. So, what are the core principles of the 6S in manufacturing?

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6 easy steps to leverage Resco Inspections in Salesforce for your field service operations

Field service processes can be quite complexFrom scheduling service appointments and filling out work order forms, to collecting data, taking photos in the field, and then uploading them to a CRM systemIt involves many steps that need to be carefully considered and executed. That’s why even a minor mistake can cost a lot.  

However, you can significantly reduce the number of errors, while also speeding up and streamlining the entire by choosing Resco as your field service mobile platformBy doing so, Salesforce users can leverage all the benefits of Resco Inspections. In this blog post, we’ll show you how.  

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Back to school with Resco Academy: Your path to fastest synchronization & sharp user interface

We know that starting a new project isn’t always easy. It usually begins with a list of detailed requirements from the client, followed by a lengthy workflow analysisand then the wheel called “configure, install, testoptimize” can start spinning. 

Therefore, with the back-to-school season in full swingwere launching two brand-new courses in Resco Academy. Our goal? To show you how to spin that wheel even faster!

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Customizing your Resco app with iFrames: How to do it? [Guide]

Mockup of resco city smart services app

iFrames are important user interface components in Resco’s mobile software. With them, developers can design even more user-friendly, intuitive, and visually pleasing apps. If you’re building your solution on Resco technology, you can see how to leverage iFrames in this guide. We’ve taken a closer look at one of our own apps – City Smart Services – and picked practical tips on how to approach some of the various UI and UX challenges.

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30 days “free trial” at Resco: Impressions and Thoughts of a Newbie

Luckily, there’s almost no subscription service out there that doesn’t offer a free trial. When you visit Netflix, Spotify, and even LinkedIn Premium for the first time you usually see a message that says 30 days free trial. This is when you need to see and evaluate what they offer and how you can make the most of it. Continue reading

Preview: Questionnaire localization, redesigned Manager Experience & legally-binding offline e-signatures coming to Resco Autumn Update

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Resco’s Autumn Update 2020 will arrive at the end of September. And today, you can already check out several exciting additions planned for the new release! Continue reading

Add legally-binding signatures to your Resco forms, even offline

With Resco’s Autumn Update, we’re integrating DocuSign into our mobile apps so that users can add legally-binding signatures directly in the app, even offline. The feature will be available for Android first, and coming to iOS shortly after as well.

DocuSign is a digital transaction platform that lets users send, sign, and manage legally-binding documents. Files can be easily uploaded and sent for collecting electronic signatures, which are then automatically saved.

There are numerous benefits of electronic signatures. They speed up the signing process, cut down on paper-related costs, and it’s also a better choice for the environment as we can save tons of paper by executing our contracts and other legal documents electronically.

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We stand with #RealLifeHeroes: Resco in the nonprofit sector

In 2008, the United Nations declared August 19 as World Humanitarian Day (WHD) in commemoration of the 2003 bomb attack on the UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, killing 22 humanitarians. Since then, it’s a day for recognizing and celebrating those working relentlessly on making the world a better place for the less privileged, often even risking their lives to do so.

All over the world, we’re still in the middle of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, which makes the work of humanitarian activists and organizations ever so challenging and dangerous. This year’s WHD focuses on these #RealLifeHeroes, who continue to protect and save lives despite the risks and threats posed by the pandemic.

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A message to the Salesforce community: Offline is not your enemy

Offline makes you unstoppable in the field

I have never done this before, writing a blog, putting my thoughts down into a word document to share with an audience. I`m not an extrovert when it comes to this type of communication, but something has changed. Something forces me to share my experience, my observations of the Salesforce ecosystem that Resco joined 4 years ago.

Why Microsoft recommends and uses the Resco mobile app for its field service projects

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12 free and ready-to-use templates – Resco Inspections for Salesforce

The Resco Inspections app for Salesforce comes with several sample questionnaire checklists for manufacturing, energy, and property maintenance processes. All templates have been designed in cooperation with our customers and partners. They are a result of the countless discussions we had with them at conferences all around the world.  

There are 12 free templates in total and all of them can be used straight away or you can use them as a starting point for further customization to fit your specific processes. You can access the templates in just a matter of minutes, speeding up and simplifying the process of questionnaire building, as well as the entire inspections process.  

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