DESCRIPTION Enjoy brunch with other South-Denver CLN Members to meet new people, build connection, and gain clarity on why you choose to practice Lean continuous improvement. In addition to general conversation we will discuss the “Why” of Lean. Getting past the surface level waste reduction and quality improvements and instead to the deeper, purpose-driven why … Continue reading CLN Networking Brunch
DESCRIPTION Let's enjoy the warmer weather with a spring picnic and get to know other CLN members in the process. This event will be geared toward giving you an opportunity to connect with other CLN members and learn more about their expertise. We will start off the afternoon with a BBQ picnic and targeted networking … Continue reading CLN Networking Picnic
Event Overview Thank you to all who attended the 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran and helped make the event successful for all. Over 60 Colorado Lean Network (“CLN”) members from all industries attended the event where CLN Lean champions took the opportunity teach new Lean tools to the group, while applying those tools to … Continue reading A look back at the March 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran
Save the Date! Our Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) partners are preparing an awesome Quarterly Kaizen Event for July 20, 2018! Stay tuned for more details and tickets to the event!
Join us for the next Quarterly Kaizen Meeting hosted at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
The New Year is just around the corner, which means most are taking a little time to reflect. It's a time filled with renewed energy and drive for change, with many making resolutions and planning strategies for an even more successful 2018. While creating mission statements are traditionally a Lean/Hoshin tool, it also fits well for those who perpetually set New Years Resolutions that don't result in change.
Changing the way people think about innovation is tough, and figuring out where change fails is even harder. ADKAR just might have some of the answers. Before reading this book, one must understand that process improvement works best from the bottom-up. This entails empowering your front-line employees to make necessary changes in order to enhance their work … Continue reading ADKAR: Cultivating a PI Culture with Change Management
How do you stop people from painting themselves into a corner, by stating a solution, as a problem...? We explore one simple technique to break-away and start thinking about problems, instead of their symptoms.
Thank you to all who attended our 2017 Annual Lean Summit. Walking into the morning session it was obvious to all the house was packed and ready to talk Lean. Over 120 CLN members from all industries attended the event. Michael Shull, Lean Strategy Manager for the Colorado Lean Network stated “From Wyoming to Colorado … Continue reading 2017 Annual Lean Summit Review
There seems to be an underlying inferno of missing information that we're simply not capturing. We can't touch it or measure it using our most powerful excel or mini-tab graphs. It's more difficult to capture and harder to analyze. I'm talking about qualitative data.