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Waste Walk Saves $3.7M At UMC Health System

Waste Walk Saves $3.7M at UMC Health System

Led by Operations Director Paulo Maldonado, a recent 100-day waste walk yielded $3.7M in hard savings for the 2017 budget at UMC Health System. "It's the small things," says Lisa Barrington, Lean Six Sigma manager for UMC Health System, as she exclaims the impact of hundreds of submitted process improvement…

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Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Do you ever walk into a store and know at a glance where to find what you need? Do you notice that seemingly long lines can often move really quickly? Do you find yourself wondering why things don't go horribly wrong more often? Lean Six Sigma is at work! Mistake-proofing,…

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A State Of Inspiration – Lean Washington

A State of Inspiration – Lean Washington

GoLeanSixSigma.com is honored to support the State of Washington's Lean Transformation as a Platinum Sponsor for 2017's Lean Transformation Conference. Thanks for visiting our website where we're always sharing the most practical, easy to understand and high quality Lean learning resources available! Learn the Lean basics to achieve efficiency & effectiveness and…

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Dr. W. Edwards Deming: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Dr. W. Edwards Deming: Grand-Daddy of Quality

“Don’t rule by fear,” “Stop inspection,” “Remove silos” and "Clarify your purpose.” Dr. Deming’s principles are as applicable today as they were when he was alive. He challenged managers to rule without fear, without targets or quotas and focus instead on setting the stage for pride of workmanship. What workplace…

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