2018 Picnic Recap:

Fun, Sun, and Team One   CLN Members came together for networking, food, and fun at our CLN Picnic on June 15th. We had a great time learning about each other’s passions with Lean, exchanging business cards for future partnerships, and participating in the Marshmallow Challenge! Thank you to those who donated to cover our … Continue reading 2018 Picnic Recap:

Q3 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at CDOT

Implementing and Sustaining Organizational Lean Process Improvement So you’ve started your Lean transformation – integrating Lean tools, events and methodologies. But change is hard. How do you sustain the transformation and continue to grow and improve after the hype of your initial implementation wears off? Find out at this CLN Quarterly Kaizen Event hosted by … Continue reading Q3 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at CDOT

2018 Colorado Lean Summit

From Tools to Transformation: The Journey to Performance Excellence (October 12, 2018) Lean is not just about how to utilize tools or run events. For the true promise of Lean to be realized, an organizational culture that is conducive to overall performance excellence must be developed. For 2018, the Colorado Lean Network along with host … Continue reading 2018 Colorado Lean Summit

CLN Networking Brunch

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

A look back at the March 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran

  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

New Year, New You.

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. 

ADKAR: Cultivating a PI Culture with Change Management

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