Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of November 9, 2015.
Twenty two million pounds of food waste are produced from college campuses each year. Students and universities are taking notice of this waste and are beginning to reduce waste by “going trayless” and using Lean Six Sigma to give tips to college campuses. Lean Six Sigma calculated that easy changes could save the school about $11,787 USD per quarter.
The Healthcare industry moves and grows quickly. With so many changes and data in a day, hospitals are seeing the growing demand for an alignment between quality, safety, and overall team member engagement. Lean Six Sigma helps drive a systematic, ideal drive to keep staff members connected to the data that connects them to the human story.
The City of El Paso uses Lean Six Sigma to save money, reduce employee work hours, and streamline operations. This year, so far, Lean Six Sigma Training has saved the City of El Paso $704,468! In fiscal year 2016, the first full-year under the city’s process improvements, the city is expected to save another $456,000.