Miami-Dade County Uses Six Sigma to Reduce Time to Assist Domestic Violence Victims from 16 to 2 days

As part of the county’s strategic plan, Miami-Dade County in Southeast Florida launched a Six Sigma Green Belt DMAIC project to reduce the # of days to provide direct relief assistance payments to domestic violence victims. This project supports the County’s 2020 strategic plan under the following objectives: HS1: Basic needs of vulnerable Miami Dade […]

Lean was made for Nonprofits – Lauren Wisniewski

Lauren Wisniewski is a Lean Process Facilitator for the State of Michigan and the founder of Rise Consulting Company. She wrote an article in 2021 about explaining the key attributes inherent to the nonprofit sector culture that make it easy to adopt and practice Lean methods and thinking. Read the entire article at

Denver’s Excise and Licenses Department 6S’d over 300,000 files in One Rapid Improvement Event

When the Covid-19 pandemic began, the Excise and Licenses (EXL) department of the City and County of Denver was hard at work identifying what they needed to innovate to adapt to the current circumstances. They had a Rapid Improvement Event focused on streamlining and reorganizing their EXL Shared Drive.  The Action Plan The Rapid Improvement […]