On this episode of APM On Air, Larry explores the age old question of what triggers a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and why one size doesn't fit all. Multiple factors (industry,...

For the final episode of our multipart series on Continuous Improvement through Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Larry completes the last two steps of the DMAIC process - Improve and...

On this episode of our multi-part series, Larry begins to Analyze the incident using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) process for Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

How will we lead change so our reliability teams can return to work during and after the COVID-19 crisis? How can we apply best practices in leadership, planning & scheduling, ...

Two years ago, I made a poor decision that cost me a boat. You see I made the decision to defer maintenance. I had plenty of time to do the maintenance, no worries. I was...

Welcome back to our multi-part series on Continuous Improvement through Root Cause Analysis (RCA) where we walk listeners through using a DMAIC RCA approach to solving a single...

Welcome back to our multi-part series on Continuous Improvement through Root Cause Analysis (RCA). On this episode, Larry begins to break down the DMAIC (Define, Measure,...

Everyone should be using Continuous Improvement as an ongoing effort to improve equipment reliability, services, and processes. On this episode, host Larry Olson sets the scene...

The tension rises after a simple 5-why exercise goes off the rails. Larry thinks he is leading the family in a group exercise to eliminate a chronic issue. Larry has the...

Investigation management strategies and another APM dysFUNctional family video? You know it! Our dysFUNctional family has a lot of problems and some root cause analysis (RCA)...