5 Reasons to Create Standard Work Today

Updated: Sep 29



Process documentation is critical for having efficient business operations. Regardless of the size of the organization there is always a risk that can be addressed by having your processes better documented. Process documentation has many benefits, a few of which are listed below:


  • Tribal Knowledge is a major risk item in most traditional businesses. Having documented work instructions will minimize that risk in case of losing talent.

  • Process Improvement can happen best if there are documented, stable and repeatable processes in place.

  • Operational Consistency improves the operational efficiency. This will happen if standardized processes are defined, followed and audited.

  • Client Requirements often include process documentation to reduce risk. This is specially the case for businesses in regulated industries.

  • Risk Mitigation is typically required for showing compliance with industry requirements such as AS9100, ISO 9001, IATF 16949, etc.


Techam Solutions has helped several customers with creating Visual Work Instructions (VWI) for many complex product lines. We have delivered over 500 VWIs that capture and document step by step instructions for several manufacturing and admin processes. We can provide you with engineering services such as documenting your business processes from high level procedures all the way down to shop floor visual work instructions. We will help your team identify the gaps and support developing solutions that address them properly.

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