In Case You Missed It: June 2017 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center

Last Friday saw the completion of another successful quarterly Kaizen event. Hosted by Lutheran Medical Center, the meeting drew fifty-seven Colorado Lean Network members and sparked great discussion about Lean applications in healthcare. Jennifer House, the CLN liaison for Lutheran Medical Center, had this to say about the event: Thank you to those of you who … Continue reading In Case You Missed It: June 2017 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center

Vote for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champions

The Colorado Lean Network is dedicated to increase the resources available to you. In order to do that, we need your help choosing the first group of Colorado Lean Champions.  How the Colorado Lean Champions Will Support the CLN The Colorado Lean Champions will be an informal group positioned to enhance the strategic efforts of the … Continue reading Vote for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champions

2017 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us for the 2017 Colorado Lean Summit hosted by the City of Arvada! Experience the full Lean Journey: Honor yesterday, Improve today, & Invest in tomorrow. You Will Need Walking shoes Sunscreen Water bottle Funds for after hours networking (lunch provided) Dress Code Business casual Inspiring Innovative Solutions Learn how Lean practitioners from the City … Continue reading 2017 Colorado Lean Summit

Run for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champion Team

The Colorado Lean Network is dedicated to increase the resources available to you. In order to do that, we need your help because those same resources come from our members--you! 12 Colorado Lean Champion Positions Open If elected by the members, you will: Meet as a group 1-2 times annually: Define vision, mission, strategy and … Continue reading Run for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champion Team

Process Mapping with Toast

Tom Wujec is famous for traveling around the world in order to fix complex business problems while relating those problems to the process of making toast. Corey Niemeyer and myself thought that this activity would mesh well with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich simulation that we developed. It seems that this simulation has gone … Continue reading Process Mapping with Toast