skip to Main Content

Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Master Black Belt at GoLeanSixSigma.com, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at UC San Diego and teaches in San Diego State University’s Lean Enterprise Program. For almost 20 years, she has helped leading organizations like Washington State, Charles Schwab and GE build problem-solving muscles.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Master Black Belt at GoLeanSixSigma.com, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 30 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Marriott International, Inc. build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.
Costco Brings You A Lean Halloween...Candy With No Tricks! - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Costco Brings You a Lean Halloween…Candy With No Tricks!

My favorite holiday, Halloween, is almost here. Are you ready for trick-or-treaters? Need candy? Well even if you aren’t ready, Costco Wholesale Industries (CWI) has been busy packaging Halloween candy in their packaging facilities for the last 3 months. Costco’s two packaging facilities serve all their locations worldwide. The San…

Read More
Lean Six Sigma Q&A - GoLeanSixSigma.com

How can you get executives to really understand the true value is beyond just measuring or focusing on Hard Dollar savings?

Working in the banking industry, how can you get executives to really understand the true value is beyond just measuring or focusing on hard dollar? We are counting time savings but that always turns into a conversation on how we can reduce head count. It’s very important that head count is not a goal of…
This post is only available to members.
Read More
Lean Six Sigma Q&A - GoLeanSixSigma.com

What are some specific examples of Hard Dollar savings in service industries rather than manufacturing based?

Almost all of the examples listed under hard dollar savings can be applied to a service environment. What was mentioned in the webinar: Equipment or capital reduction – office space or office equipment – if you streamline processes and don’t just throw people at the problem, then you may not need to lease bigger offices…
This post is only available to members.
Read More
Lean Coaching Summit: A Forum For Building Lean Leaders - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Lean Coaching Summit: A Forum for Building Lean Leaders

Lean Frontiers and the Lean Enterprise Institute collaboratively hosted the Lean Coaching Summit in Seattle, WA this July. The event was intimate enough to make you feel like you’d met everyone but big enough to connect you to the Lean community. Attendees included: Coaches for; Executives, Management, Organizations, Lean/Problem Solving/Continuous…

Read More
Lean Six Sigma Q&A - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Are we able to count webinars as a PDU?

Are we able to count webinars as a PDU? If so, do you know what category we report it as? One (1) PDU is available per webinar. PMI PDU Certificates can be emailed to you for $35. All webinars will be under the Technical category unless they are a Leadership webinar, in which case they’ll…
This post is only available to members.
Read More
Close search
Cart
×Close search
Search