CLN Members, Like you, we have been monitoring the Coronavirus situation. Now that the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, we are following the guidance of public health professionals and postponing our upcoming in-person events. The following March and April events are now postponed: March 20th Workshop (Leading Process Improvement)April 21st Workshop … Continue reading COVID-19 Update
Follow this link to the post-event review Unity Scholarship Fundraising Campaign Special Opportunity at the 2020 Summit! With just a small donation, CLN members made a huge difference in uplifting the Black leaders of tomorrow. This year, the CLN is participated with the Community College of Aurora to support the Unity Scholarship. The Colorado Lean … Continue reading 2020 Colorado Lean Summit
**DUE TO CONCERNS TO STAY DISTANT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GUIDANCE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BY POSTPONING THIS EVENT. ONCE A NEW DATE IS ESTABLISHED, WE WILL UPDATE OUR CLN MEMBERS VIA OUR MAILING LIST.** The City of Longmont will be hosting a Spring Kaizen. The theme will focus on “Building a … Continue reading Q2 Kaizen Forum at the City of Longmont
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
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
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