Transformation Advisors Services

A Lean Transformations Sponsor Post: Lean Transformation, Strategy Execution, and Supply Chain Management Lean Transformation Avoid mediocrity and let us help you take the path less traveled. Create a sustainable organization through their Comprehensive Lean Transformation Program. Strategy Execution 90% of well-designed strategies fail due to poor execution. Define and implement strategic initiatives through their … Continue reading Transformation Advisors Services

Top 5 Reasons to Earn a Lean Certification

By Thom Mandl, Guest Contributor for Transformation Advisors Certifications Demonstrate Expertise Professional certifications can cost hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars. Perhaps even more importantly, they often require a significant investment of time and energy – both of which are in short supply for busy professionals. As both an employer and job seeker, I … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Earn a Lean Certification

The Horrors of Lean

Guest Post by Mike Loughrin, CEO for Transformance Advisors Pondering Failure With the excitement of Halloween in the air, different thoughts sneak into my mind. One topic, I’ve been pondering, is how too many organizations struggle with their lean transformation and find themselves in the category known as “we tried that and it didn’t work.” Looking … Continue reading The Horrors of Lean

2023 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us for Colorado’s most anticipated Lean event of the year! Save the Date! Tickets on Sale Now! Join us for a great opportunity to connect with other process improvement professionals, be inspired and attend educational breakout sessions! Each fall the Colorado Lean Network (CLN) hosts the Colorado Lean Summit, a day of learning and … Continue reading 2023 Colorado Lean Summit

The PDSA cycle and the Power of Prediction

Have you ever been facilitating a project and the team has come to the conclusion that a lack of knowledge is the root cause of your problem and education will fix it?  I think this has happened to at least 50% of the projects I’ve worked on.  Yet despite us assuring the team that education … Continue reading The PDSA cycle and the Power of Prediction

Member Event Recap: CLN Headshots, Networking, and Brews

Thanks to our hosts, the Denver Beer Company in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado Lean Network members from across the state of Colorado enjoyed their first "in person" meeting since the onset of the pandemic. Folks temporarily set aside our leisure wear, dusted off suits, and posed for new headshots. A good time was had by … Continue reading Member Event Recap: CLN Headshots, Networking, and Brews

2021 Colorado Lean Summit

This year Colorado’s premier Lean event is virtual once more and you get to choose your own Lean adventure. The Colorado Lean Network has curated 9 sessions to bring some of the best Lean minds right to your computer. Designed to accommodate your schedule and your budget, one All-Access Pass delivers unlimited admission to sessions … Continue reading 2021 Colorado Lean Summit

2019 Colorado Lean Summit Post-Event Summary

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