BlitzGemba is an easy-to-use notebook App for a gemba walk reporting purpose. It can be used for an ordinary gemba tour or for a visit with a specific observation goal.
The App integrates the principles of lean thinking and gemba management into a standardized, efficient report with handy features (counter, stopwatch, voice recording, photos).
It includes the possibility to export your findings so that you can work out your report in your own computer environment.
- Efficient and effective reporting tool
- Standardized note taking for observations, countermeasures and To Dos
- Additional tools: counter, stopwatch, amount indicator, OK/Not OK button
- Incorporation of files in the gap report: audio recorder, photos or video
- Possibility for adding comments to media files
- Option to annotate pictures
- Possibility to add handwritten notes (Apple Pencil can be used on iPad Pro devices)
- Structured database for the locations of the gemba visits
- Chronological storage of the revealed gaps
- Hints to get more out of the gemba walk included
- Identification of gap sort by mentioned categories
- Possibility for adding user-owned waste categories
- Export possibility by email, Dropbox and iTunes file sharing
- Export format for reports: PDF, RTF or TXT
- Latest position is stored when closing the App
- Multitasking support on iPad devices
- Universal App (works on iPhone and iPad)
- Ready for iOS 11
Note: BlitzGemba does not sync data between different versions of the app
Updated for iOS 11 and iPhone X
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.