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Webinar: Introduction To Lean Six Sigma -

Webinar: Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

 Lean Six Sigma is the name given to the combination of the top two process improvement methods, Lean and Six Sigma. Lean traditionally focuses on removing waste from the system with the objective of a streamlined process. Six Sigma focuses on reducing variation in the system with the focus…

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Process Improvement Is Alive And Well In Government

There aren’t enough stories about the good things happening in government. As a matter of fact, with the current presidential election circus, people may be left feeling that government has become a joke. Well, I’m here to share some first-hand news to challenge your assumptions about government. Good work is…

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How To Apply 5S: The Frightening Fridge At Work -

How to Apply 5S: The Frightening Fridge at Work

Workplace refrigerators around the world are a necessary evil. Employees need facilities for their meals, but no one seems to clean up after themselves when they’re done and no is one assigned to maintain the shared space so it’s no surprise they’re such a universal source of irritation. Here’s how…

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How To Apply 5S: Makeup Storage -

How to Apply 5S: Makeup Storage

Organizing makeup is art. At least, that’s the way I see it when I walk into brightly lit, seemingly sterile Sephora stores across the US and also into the beauty section of the Ala Moana Shopping Center’s Nordstrom. My makeup drawers and bags? Not so artsy, or sterile. Staying on top…

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Project Storyboard: How the City of San Antonio Increased Payments for Street Maintenance Using Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma helps improve both the private and the public sector. In this real-world application of Lean Six Sigma, Black Belt Jessica Shirley-Saenz, Project Control Manager for the City of San Antonio (TX) increases payments for street maintenance using the DMAIC methodology. Executive Summary Business Case In April…

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How To Apply 5S: Medicine Cabinet -

How to Apply 5S: Messy Medicine Cabinet

Medicine cabinets are often forgotten. Unless you’re coughing, sneezing, rubbing your eyes, or blowing your nose, the need for medicine cabinet goods doesn’t come to mind. The medicine cabinet should be cleaned out often as drugs expire or they might fall into the wrong hands. Responsible storage and disposal of…

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