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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How To Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

How to Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

A desk is a reflection of your mind. A cluttered, unorganized desk, equals unorganized thoughts and ideas. 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 desk. I removed many…

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City Of El Paso Saves Big Using Lean Six Sigma

City of El Paso Saves Big Using Lean Six Sigma

The city of El Paso has been applying Lean Six Sigma to much success. The process improvement methodology saved taxpayers $252,000 by reevaluating three El Paso Fire Department programs. As a result of the training, the El Paso Fire Department also managed a total cost savings/avoidance of over $1.6 million…

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Expert Excerpts: Mark Graban On Lean In Healthcare

Expert Excerpts: Mark Graban on Lean in Healthcare

Are you in Healthcare? Whether you’re just starting your Lean Journey, or you’re in the middle of improving a process, guidance from Experts can help make your efforts easier – and more successful! In this short interview, we interview Lean Expert, Mark Graban, who shares key insights to being successful…

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Webinar: How To Use A Fishbone Diagram

Webinar: How to Use a Fishbone Diagram

The Fishbone (aka Cause & Effect or Ishikawa) Diagram is a seemingly simple method of conducting structured brainstorming around the root cause of a process problem. So why is it so hard to get it right? We'll walk through some classic ways to build a Fishbone Diagram, we'll show you…

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