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Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Do you ever walk into a store and know at a glance where to find what you need? Do you notice that seemingly long lines can often move really quickly? Do you find yourself wondering why things don't go horribly wrong more often? Lean Six Sigma is at work! Mistake-proofing,…

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DMAIC – The 5 Phases Of Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC – The 5 Phases of Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC is the problem-solving methodology behind Lean Six Sigma. It consists of five Phases: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control. It is pronounced “duh-may-ik”. To help you better understand the process and help you easily apply the method to an existing problem, we’ve broken down the steps for each DMAIC…

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Success Story: Improving The Capital Design Review Process At Wastewater Treatment Division With Roger Browne

Success Story: Improving the Capital Design Review Process at Wastewater Treatment Division With Roger Browne

King County Wastewater Treatment Division successfully improves the Capital Design process. Watch this 30 minute success story featuring Roger Browne, an Engineering Supervisor. Roger talks about the successful project and how a team from Wastewater Treatment Division helped reduce lead time on this Capital Design Review Process. Watch Success Story…

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How To Apply 5S: Dishpit Hell

How to Apply 5S: Dishpit Hell

Do you enjoy doing dishes? Most people don't, so it's pretty easy for dishes to pile up and become a Dishpit Hell. The good news is that you can easily prevent this from happening with 5S. Here's an example of how 5S helped improve the service at popular Hawaiian restaurant whose customers were…

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Success Story: Reducing Lead Time For Completing Technical Service Requests At LA County With Abigail Calderon And Jennifer Storm

Success Story: Reducing Lead Time for Completing Technical Service Requests at LA County With Abigail Calderon and Jennifer Storm

Find out how Abigail Calderon and Jennifer Storm from LA County streamlined IT tickets by eliminating unnecessary signatures and process steps by checking out our latest success story. Government Agencies are using Lean Six Sigma to improve processes. The outcome? Better service to internal and external customers. Watch Success Story View…

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How To Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

How to Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

Your desk can reflect your mind. A cluttered, unorganized desk often leads to scattered thoughts and ideas – and ultimately, lowered productivity. Here's a photo of my desk before applying 5S. It sure could use some organization! Step 1: Sort I needed to first sort through everything that was on my…

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Aiming For The Dot? Fly Marks The Spot!

Aiming for the Dot? Fly Marks the Spot!

Originating from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in the early 1990s and now a popular fixture in men's rooms across the world, the urinal fly sits just above the urinal drain and off to the left. It turns out that men, in their urinal behavior, cannot resist peeing on things, especially if…

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