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Lean Six Sigma Q&A -

Should Senior Management be using these tools with their middle management team, or not necessary?

Absolutely! Senior management should be implementing Leader Standard Work, too. Obviously they can’t conduct as many Leader Process Walks as Managers or Supervisors but it can get done. There are many Senior Managers that have created Visual Boards to share with others what is top of mind, key priorities and key measures.
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Lean vs. Agile - What's the Difference -

Lean vs. Agile: What’s the Difference?

Editor’s Note: Author's blogs are their own and may not always reflect the views of As a Certified Scrum Master, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and PMI-certified Project Manager, I've read many articles on Agile vs. Lean, and they tend to focus on an implementation of Agile and of…

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Lean Six Sigma Without Using "Lean" and "Six Sigma" -

Lean Six Sigma Without Using “Lean” and “Six Sigma”

Here are 5 quick ways you can make improvements – even if management won’t. “But my [fill in the blank with “manager”, “leadership”, “management”, etc] doesn't support it.” This and similarly themed statements are common after performance excellence related training, such as Lean, Six Sigma, process improvement, Baldrige, etc. The trouble is…

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Lean Six Sigma News Roundup For Week Of August 11, 2014

Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of August 11, 2014. Lean Six Sigma Aims To Improve Efficiency At the Maneuver Center of Excellence in Fort Benning, Georgia, twelve employees from the Directorate of Training and Development department are learning…

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