Shine, also known as “Seiso”, is the third step in the 5S method. The goal is to sweep or clean the workplace and use cleaning as a form of inspection. This can refer to the shop floor or the office as well hard drives.

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Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at For almost 20 years, she's helped leading organizations like Washington State, Cisco and GE build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.