FIFO in the Office

Learn How to Apply FIFO Principles for Real-World Office Complexities

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Fri, Apr 07, 2017 at 10:00AM EST

About This Webinar

In this webinar, Institute Senior Faculty Member and author Tim Healey will discuss the principles of First In, First Out and explain how they can be applied effectively in complex and highly variable office environments. He will start by discussing why FIFO is considered to be flow and share the three rules of FIFO, then describe how to create FIFO lanes and discuss advanced FIFO techniques. The session will arm attendees with the knowledge needed to apply FIFO principles in their own office environments.

What You'll Learn

  1. FIFO principles and how to use them to deal with varied and complex tasks
  2. Advanced FIFO techniques such as multiple FIFO lane systems and sequenced FIFO
  3. How FIFO works in the context of visual management
  4. How to create real-world FIFO in today’s digital office environments


Tim HealeyInstitute for Operational Excellence Senior Faculty Member Tim Healey specializes in teaching the principles of Operational Excellence in the business process sector in areas such as product development, finance, HR, engineering, and marketing. He has worked globally with organizations such as Parker Hannifin, United Technologies Corporation, Bayer Healthcare, and Curtiss Wright. Prior to joining the Institute, Tim served as national business manager for H.J. Heinz in Sydney and as a brand manager for British American Tobacco.