Post-Event Recap: Q3 Kaizen at Spectra

Stepping into a manufacturing setting for our Q3 Kaizen forum event was a breath of fresh air. Just walking through the front doors and being greeted with excellent hospitality while Spectra staff cheerfully worked to improve their own check-in process presented a warm culture for improvement. Systems Thinking--Building a Culture for Improvement From beginner-level Lean … Continue reading Post-Event Recap: Q3 Kaizen at Spectra

Q3 Quarterly Kaizen at Spectra Logic

Post-Event Recap Join us for the Colorado Lean Network Quarterly Kaizen Event hosted by Spectra Logic. Lean Manufacturing – Exploring the tools we use to enhance productivity, quality and timeliness. The team at Spectra Logic will share their Lean journey, facilitate interactive small-group learning activities, and host a Network Marketplace so you can learn about … Continue reading Q3 Quarterly Kaizen at Spectra Logic

2019 Colorado Lean Summit: Game Changer

Request for sponsors Events exist with your help. Your donations are very much appreciated. Event Description Join us at the 6th Annual Colorado Lean Summit to: Learn and practice new skills through hands-on, interactive workshopsDiscuss real-world case studies first-hand with improvement project leadsExplore local resources to support your journeyBuild relationships with other practitionersCelebrate the winner … Continue reading 2019 Colorado Lean Summit: Game Changer

Highlight of the 2019 Quarterly Kaizen at DEN

DEN Peak Performance Team hosted a Colorado Lean Network Kaizen event on May 15 with seventy participants from the State of Colorado, Denver Human Services, Denver Water Board, Centura Health, Comcast, NREL and other organizations. The event focus was on the journey organizations go through from individual innovation to improving your Value Streams.  This event … Continue reading Highlight of the 2019 Quarterly Kaizen at DEN

Upcoming Board of Director (BoD) Openings

2019 marks the end of the initial term for the first Colorado Lean Network Board of Directors. This is a time filled with mixed emotion. Over the past three years, our board and members have accomplished amazing feats, including: Established a brand, mission and websiteSpearheaded community outreach workshops with Metro CaringLed various Lean learning workshopsfor … Continue reading Upcoming Board of Director (BoD) Openings

Lean Everyday Innovation A3

"The Colorado SOLVE Guide is the State of Colorado's method for Lean problem solving that helps Colorado employees streamline work processes that have become inefficient, freeing up time and resources to perform tasks that really matter to our customers" (State of Colorado OSPB website, 2019). Purpose/Description: The Lean Everyday Innovation (LEI) A3 is intended to guide you … Continue reading Lean Everyday Innovation A3

A Letter to You From the Executive Director

The Colorado Lean Network has made great progress this year--progress that is not without a few mistakes. Albert Einstein once said “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Our measure of mistakes is a large indication that we are innovating over here and we encourage you to partake--it’s kind of fun. … Continue reading A Letter to You From the Executive Director

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101

**CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW**   Are you a brand new or aspiring Lean Practitioner? Do you need to see and feel Lean in action? Or do you just need a little brush up on some of the fundamentals? AT THIS INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP At this interactive workshop, seasoned facilitator Kirsty Dykes … Continue reading HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101