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Integrated Continuous Improvements Ecosystem


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Integrated Continuous Improvements Ecosystem presented by Duncan Zhang and Amy Yue - NOKIA. Quality leaders from NOKIA discuss how to implement an Integrated Continuous Improvements Ecosystem that incorporates and manages improvement initiatives from multiple improvement activities and boosts quality with a strategic target.

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Integrated Continuous Improvements Ecosystem

  1. 1. 1 © Nokia Networks 2015 Integrated Continuous Improvement Ecosystem <Public> for QuEST Forum Best Practice Conference presentations Duncan Zhang, Quality Manager Amy Yue, Quality Manager 14th-Apr-2015
  2. 2. 2 © Nokia Networks 2015 Key facts about Nokia Networks Public 11.254,600no.1 no. 3 120 Ranking, macro base station vendor competitive assessment Global market share in mobile radio Employees globally Our net sales in 2014 bn € 100+ Telecoms experience in years Countries we operate in 162 Total public LTE references no.2 Global market share in telecom services according to Dell’Oro, 3Q2014according to ABI Research, 2014
  3. 3. 3 © Nokia Networks 2015 Organization Quality Objective RL-DHD1 Program Recovery High quality product/service delivery Improved Customer Satisfaction Fewer Process Disruptions in Customer Networks Organization Strategy Customer Expectation Public Customer First – Execution Excellence – I Own Quality
  4. 4. 4 © Nokia Networks 2015 Challenges RL-DHD1 Program Recovery Integrated Tighter level of collaboration among the various improvement activities within organization Target Driven Clear and specific targets for improvements need further definition Closed Loop Enhance systematic mechanism for improvements follow up in multiple system releases and functional area teams Continuous Improvement Methodology Public
  5. 5. 5 © Nokia Networks 2015 Method CIF - An Integrated Continuous Improvements Ecosystem • Incorporate and manage improvement initiatives from multiple improvement activities • Quality boost with a strategic target • Systematic Closed Loop management Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) Engagement from Customer and Organization Align with Customer expectation Align with organization business strategy Public
  6. 6. 6 © Nokia Networks 2015 Integrated Continuous Improvement Ecosystem Customer Issue Analysis Joint Quality Review Lessons Learned Continuous Improvement Framework Quality Left Shift Functional Team Improvement Six Sigma Projects Integrated Target Driven Closed Loop Public
  7. 7. 7 © Nokia Networks 2015 Integrated Continuous Improvement Ecosystem Integrated • Centralized improvement strategy planning, progress tracking and results measuring • Horizontal deployment Target Driven • Customer expectation and organization strategy • Measurable, ensure correct direction towards objectives Closed Loop • Systematic way of action tracking cross releases and teams • Fast feedback to current development • Feed forward to future development Public
  8. 8. 8 © Nokia Networks 2015 • Lessons Learned • Quality Left Shift • Joint Quality Review Key Elements in Integrated Continuous Improvement Ecosystem
  9. 9. 9 © Nokia Networks 2015 Before Ecosystem Introduced, Improvement Activities Like This…
  10. 10. 10 © Nokia Networks 2015 After Ecosystem Introduced, Improvement Activities Become This…
  11. 11. 11 © Nokia Networks 2015 Lessons Learned Horizontal Deployment Sideways expansion in the product Applying across the products Learning laterally in the organization Closed Loop Compare Update Check Retrospective Release N Lessons Learned Release N+1 Lessons Learned Release N+2 Lessons Learned Integrated Target Driven Closed Loop Cores of Ecosystem Public
  12. 12. 12 © Nokia Networks 2015 Quality Left Shift Model Identify Improvement Actions: Action Plan Monitor Action Status: Burn-down chart Establish QLS[1] Objective: Early Faults Finding, Shorter Fix Cycle Time FeedbackMonitor ReflectImpact Develop Metrics: Status vs. Objective Measurements Integrated Target Driven Closed Loop Cores of Ecosystem Note [1]: Quality Left ShiftPublic
  13. 13. 13 © Nokia Networks 2015 Joint Quality Review Public Voice of Customer Nokia R&D Feedback Analysis Implement Validate Action Plan Measure IntegratedTarget Driven Closed Loop Cores of Ecosystem
  14. 14. 14 © Nokia Networks 2015 There is no shortcut to excellence. We make solid progress by execution to achieve Quality priorities – Customer Benefits, Organization Efficiency.
  15. 15. 15 © Nokia Networks 2015 • New Customer Report Defects have been reduced by 80% Customer Benefits Release A Release B Release C Customer Reported Defects • Customer issue response cycle has been reduced by 40% Release A Release B Release C Customer Issue Response Time Public
  16. 16. 16 © Nokia Networks 2015 • More than 400 improvement actions and 13 improvement projects have been identified and executed since 2013 Q3 • Product Defect Density Reduction by 60%. • CoPQ reduction Organization Efficiency 10% cost saving of yearly R&D expense Release A Release B Release C Defect DensityComplete Improvements Quality Left Shift Program RCA/ Lessons Learned Joint Quality Review Six Sigma Projects Public
  17. 17. 17 © Nokia Networks 2015 Takeaways • Open bi-directional Customer Dialog • Target driven improvement • Integration and synergy of improvement activities within the organization • Systematic closed loop follow up Public
  18. 18. 18 © Nokia Networks 2015 Contact Information Duncan Zhang, Quality Manager Amy Yue, Quality Manager Nokia Networks Public
  19. 19. 19 Thank you!