Project Presentation Webinar: Streamlining Capital Delivery For The Wastewater Treatment Division With Sandy Kilroy & Bill Wilbert

Project Presentation Webinar: Streamlining Capital Delivery for the Wastewater Treatment Division With Sandy Kilroy & Bill Wilbert

King County's Wastewater Treatment Division paves the way for process improvement with a two-pronged approach: Changing Culture and Kaizen Improvements. Watch this 30 minute project presentation webinar to learn how Sandy and Bill are helping to reduce lead time in their Capital Streamlining efforts. Watch Webinar View Slides

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Joseph M. Juran: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Joseph M. Juran: Grand-Daddy of Quality

December 24th would have marked Mr. Juran’s 112th birthday - three cheers for a Great Great Grand-Daddy of Quality! Best known for establishing the Juran Institute, he dedicated his life to promoting quality as a way to improve society. Like other quality greats, Dr. Deming and Walter Shewhart, he got…

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Dr. Noriaki Kano: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Dr. Noriaki Kano: Grand-Daddy of Quality

This November marks Noriaki Kano’s 76th birthday (we’re still working on what day it is…anybody?). Dr. Kano is a professor, lecturer, writer and consultant but first and foremost, his name will forever be tied to his eponymous Kano Model. He was a student of another quality great, Kaoru Ishikawa and…

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Making Streets Leaner In Washington State

Making Streets Leaner in Washington State

Once upon a time, Washington State cut $50,000 checks to 165 small cities under 5,000 population to fund street resurfacing. This was not economical nor making sense. The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) then conducted a PDCA study of how best to provide street preservation support. After gathering the…

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