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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Walter Shewhart: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Walter Shewhart: Grand-Daddy of Quality

Dr. Deming was amazing, but who was his teacher? Who produced the PDCA Cycle? Who conceived of Statistical Process Control? The modest man behind the scenes, another fascinating product of the Hawthorne Works, was none other than Walter Shewhart. This year would have marked Walter Shewhart’s 126th birthday – truly…

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Quarterly Free Green Belt Giveaway

Quarterly Free Green Belt Giveaway

Every quarter, you’ll have a chance to win your Green Belt Certification ($699 value) for free! How? Enter the contest by following the simple instructions on this post. Come back each quarter to enter the contest or view who has won. Good luck, Go-Getters! Q1 March 2017 Contest – Enter…

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Webinar: Process Walk Orientation For Participants

Webinar: Process Walk Orientation for Participants

Are you going to be conducting, facilitating, or participating in a Process Walk? Join us for this 1-hour webinar to learn and understand what will happen during a Process Walk as well as set expectations, establish ground rules, and understand the what and how of Process Walks.   Date & Time…

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How To Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

How to Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

A desk is a reflection of your mind. A cluttered, unorganized desk, equals unorganized thoughts and ideas. Here's a photo of my desk before applying 5S. It sure could use some organization! Step 1: Sort I needed to first sort through everything that was on my desk. I removed many…

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Project Presentation Webinar: Streamlining The Architectural, Engineering And Professional (AEP) Procurement Process With Kara Cuzzetto

Project Presentation Webinar: Streamlining the Architectural, Engineering and Professional (AEP) Procurement Process With Kara Cuzzetto

King County successfully creates internal partnerships to streamline procurement processes between agencies. Watch this 30 minute project presentation webinar featuring Kara Cuzzetto, a Continuous Improvement Manager. She talks about a successful project and how Wastewater Treatment Division and the Financial Business Operations Division helped to reduce lead time in Procurement…

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