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The Principles of Jidoka or Autonomation

In this YouTube video, Tom Huckabee, Development Specialist for Processes and Information Systems, explains Jidoka or autonomation and its basic principles. He defines Jidoka as a “device to auto-stop a process to prevent a defect or a problem.”  The key is the automatic part. Huckabee breaks the principle of Jidoka into a few simple steps: [...]