Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of May 26 to May 30, 2014.
The City of Tyler in Texas has exceeded $5 million in hard and soft dollars savings through Lean Six Sigma. City employees trained in this methodology have completed ninety-two projects as of late April. Leaders of the city say that Lean Six Sigma has saved more than money; it has also saved time.
In 2008, the profit return on sales was below zero for GKN Sinter Metal’s Germantown. The negative numbers started a fire in their shoes and although the fire was slow to start, the momentum began picking up in 2011 and 2012. With the momentum came the lean and kata concept. This was the missing piece at the Germantown facility.
The National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) is being implemented all over the world with current, close attention to India’s government and plans. The plan is in need of further evolution and process reform to succeed. To ensure the future successes, this 2020 vision for evolution and reform includes detailed Lean Six Sigma Principles.