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Podcast: Just-In-Time Cafe, Episode 8 – Streamlining a Successful Business Launch Using Lean Six Sigma With the DiFriscos of Hell n’ Blazes Brewing Company

This month we’ll visit with visit with the DiFrisco Family who successfully launched the Hell n' Blazes Brewing Company with process improvement principles and a tap room for doggies. We'll bring you an app that let's you pull all your social media into one place while remaining a slacker. In…

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Just-In-Time Cafe Podcast, Episode 5 - Journey Into The Lean World With Lean Expert And Author Mike Osterling -

Podcast: Just-In-Time Cafe, Episode 5 – Journey Into the Lean World With Lean Expert & Author Mike Osterling

We'll tell you about a game that actually makes you smarter. We'll find out why a North Carolina municipality is winning awards and, finally, we'll tell you about one of the best "How To" books in the Lean world, "The Kaizen Event Planner" which provides all the guidance and tools you could possibly need to run a Rapid Improvement Event. Skip the decaf and join us at the Cafe for some full strength Lean java!
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Just-In-Time Cafe Podcast, Episode 4 - Jump Starting A Successful Lean Six Sigma Effort With A Single Project -

Podcast: Just-In-Time Cafe, Episode 4 – Jump Starting a Successful Lean Six Sigma Effort With a Single Project, Featuring Jeff Owens

We're joined this month by Black Belt Jeff Owens - his story is one that highlights the power of a single change to inspire others. We'll get some insights from Jeff and then we'll share our discovery of how security badges helped cut down hospital infections. In the news, we'll find out why the King County bus maintenance team was walking the distance from Seattle to Death Valley. We'll see how elephants and drivers are central to the great change management book, "Switch" and for our Special Request - we'll answer a question about how to get buy-in for process improvement. Whew! I'll take an Iced Mocha, please!
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Just-In-Time Cafe Podcast, Episode 3 - How Simple Changes Can Transform Entire Factories With Bill Eureka -

Podcast: Just-In-Time Cafe, Episode 3 – How Simple Changes Can Transform Entire Factories, With Bill Eureka

In this episode we're joined by Bill Eureka who shares lessons learned from Eli Goldratt's "The Goal" during his work at Herman Miller, the internationally renowned furniture designer and manufacturer. We'll also share our experience with Trello, a free online organization tool. We'll cover the ins and outs of Process Walks, the latest Lean Six Sigma news as well as answer your questions from our Q&A section at Join us at the cafe and we'll spring for coffee!
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