Panel Discussion on Unlocking Process Excellence in Canadian Municipalities – RPM-Academy

The panel discussion, hosted by Rod Morgan of RPM-Academy, offers insights and real-world experiences as three seasoned municipal continuous improvement leaders – Brenda Stonehouse (City of Kawartha Lakes), Michael Norman (City of London), and Kenneth Leung (City of Mississauga)– share their journey in deploying Lean methodologies in the Canadian municipal sector. From discussing the evolution […]

Applying Lean Six Sigma at the State of Nebraska with Shayne Daughenbaugh

In this episode of The Lean Solutions podcast, Patrick Adams interviews Shayne Daughenbaugh on his unique journey into process improvement as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt that lasted 5 years with the State of Nebraska, and his new venture into consulting. He shares his experiences leading successful organizational change within government, focusing on streamlining […]

No More “Belts” for Process Improvement Skill Development in the State of Vermont – JIT Cafe

Does your Lean Six Sigma training structure help the organization sustain improvement gains? Do you struggle with the “one-and-done” trend where Green Belts complete a project, get a certificate, and then fade from the problem-solving culture? The State of Vermont has experimented with a different path for their Lean and Six Sigma training program. They […]

Lean Applied at Reykjavik Iceland City Government Sports and Leisure Department

The sports and leisure department of Reykjavik City Government has used targeted lean training starting in 2018 to empower employees and boost collaboration in a divided workplace with different processes. Gudrun Palina Jonsdottir from the city’s family park and zoo joins Jóhanna Gardarsdottir to share their lean experiences. You can watch the video below, or […]

Managing Demand Variation with Lean to Help Asylum Seekers to the Netherlands

The Dutch Immigration and Naturalization (IND) Agency in The Netherlands is seeing a significant increase in the number of refugees. This increase in tens of thousands of applications is due to the current geopolitical situation, with conflict and poverty ravaging several countries. They have embarked on a lean journey with an internal team and begun […]

Lean Process Improvements and Project Delivery Initiatives at Massachusetts Port Authority

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) handles major transportation hubs and infrastructure within the state, including Logan Airport in Boston, waterfront property, cruise ship terminals and shipping ports. They have undergone a period of extensive reviews of its internal processes and project delivery workflow, and had identified two primary areas where improvements were desired: Internal Operational Efficiency Capital […]