The Colorado Lean Network is instituting a small registration fee for workshops beginning May 2020. To be transparent, we’ve put together an FAQ to help you understand exactly what’s happening and why the decision was made. Check out these FAQs to learn more: Frequently Asked Questions What’s changing with fees? We are adding a small … Continue reading New Workshop Fees to Fund Expanded Learning Opportunities
You’re Invited! CLN member organization, Transformance Advisors cordially invites you to come join their annual Lean and Six Sigma Alumni Event on April 9th. The event brings together alumni for an annual sharing of progress and networking. This year’s event will have presentations by Lean enthusiasts from RK, Hirsh Precision Products, Louisiana State University Shreveport, … Continue reading Transformance Advisors Lean and Six Sigma Alumni Event
Is your team producing consistent, error-proofed products? How do you know if each operator is consistent with themselves (repeatability), consistent with the team (reproducibility) and working to the same standard?
By Kate Newberg It is no secret that technology has had a tremendous impact on our world. New technologies in the workplace are vast and varied: standing desks, highly portable and mobile work systems, the cloud, Slack, and Google just to name a few. The rate at which technology is being created is growing at … Continue reading Are You a Continuous Learner?
**Now that the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, we are following the guidance of public health professionals and postponing this event. Once a new date is established, we will update our CLN Members via our mailing list.** Lead and measure process improvement efforts in a way that inspires teams to continue … Continue reading Leading Process Improvement: The Secret to Building Innovative Teams (POSTPONED)
The Five Whys tool helps explore past decisions. What guides decisions now and in the future? For example, when you buy sticky notes, is it more important to choose the most inexpensive price, an environmentally-friendly option, or shop at a local business? Whether you are buying something, improving a vendor process, creating a strategic plan, … Continue reading Beyond the 5 Whys: Values-Based Decision Making for Process Improvement (Thursday, February 27, 2020)
The Board of Directors has successfully completed a Google migration. Nonetheless, you may experience broken links as a result. Please contact us if you see anything out of sort. Why? In order to handle the growth of the Colorado Lean Network, we formed a non-profit in 2019. This step allowed for us to get a … Continue reading Looking For a Document?
93% Overall Satisfaction Another successful CLN Summit Event! This year we experimented with longer workshop sessions that allowed our 170+ participants the chance to dig deep into specific game-changing topics resulting in 93% overall satisfaction rate. Our incredible workshop facilitators helped to make the event a huge success—thank you! In addition, the Colorado Department of … Continue reading 2019 Colorado Lean Summit Post-Event Summary
Is your team producing consistent, error-proofed products? About this Event How do you know if each operator is consistent with themselves (repeatability), consistent with the team (reproducibility) and working to the same standard? Have you exhausted your quick-hit tools only to find yourself in a worse state of confusion as to where to pinpoint the … Continue reading The M&M Quality Workshop using Measurement System Analysis (Friday, January 17, 2020)
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