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We're proud to announce a new partnership with the Board of Accreditation!'s Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses are now available at The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting quality patient care by offering highly valued credentials for professionals and businesses. With…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary -

Customer Journey Mapping

Customer Journey Mapping is a method of tracking the customer experience that includes not just their interactions with an organization, but their reactions and feelings throughout the process. The idea is to "walk in the customer's shoes" in order to fully understand how the organization is perceived and use that…

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We're thrilled to announce that (The Ventus Network LLC) has made the Inc. 5000! We ranked 2,042 with a 3-year growth of 197%. The Inc. 5000 represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza,…

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Webinar: Introduction to Value Stream Mapping -

Webinar: Introduction to Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping is an essential tool to help understand the current state and design the future state of a process. Learn more about why this kind of mapping is fundamental for a big picture view of an entire Value Stream and for improving transactional and manufacturing processes. Webinar Level…

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Yokoten (aka Best Practice Sharing)

Yokoten is a Japanese term that translates to sharing improvement ideas throughout an organization. Other terms include "Transfer Opportunities" and "Best Practice Sharing" although Yokoten includes sharing the failures as well. The idea is that it's not enough to improve a process. It's important to let others know what you've…

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Kamishibai Boards (aka Leader Task Boards)

Kamishibai Board is Japanese for "Storyboard." Kamishibai Boards were developed within the Toyota Production System (TPS) as a visual audit a system to ensure the process was being properly followed. Cards are placed on the board and randomly selected based on a management timetable. By seeing the "story" of the…

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