Importance of Leadership Systems for Improving Nonprofits and Government

Daniel Edds is a Lean Leadership consultant and author. We discuss his work with nonprofits, government agencies and manufacturing companies. His recent focus is the importance of creating a strong leadership system to create proper structure and support of your continuous improvement methods. Listen to the podcast interview: https://leansixsigmaenvironment.org/index.php/e078-importance-of-leadership-systems-for-improving-nonprofits-and-government/ You can watch the full video […]

Continuous Improvement and Root Cause Racism Podcast – The Edges of Lean

Root causes of racism and the problems in the world for which racism appears to be a root cause are now hot topics in the continuous improvement community. Deondra Wardelle and Mark Graban join host Bella Englebach to share the story of #RootCauseRacism and how it got started. Listen to the podcast at: https://leanforhumans.podbean.com/e/episode-8-continuous-improvement-and-root-cause-racism/

Easing Election Day delays through industrial and systems engineering – Problem Solved Podcast

An interview about research done by IISE members Laura Albert of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Gretchen Macht at the University of Rhode Island on efforts to streamline procedures for in-person voting on Election Day to deal with https://podcast.iise.org/episodes/election-day-process-improvement-through-industrial-and-systems-engineering

City of Fort Collins Recognized for Income-Qualified Assistance Program Improvements

The City of Fort Collins in Colorado (USA) has been on a continuous improvement journey since 2010. They made great progress on their Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP) to help residents pay their utility bills, and were recognized as the 2020 winners of the IISE Excellence in Sustainable Development Award. Starting with a baseline of 10% […]

City of Fort Collins Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP) Participation Improvement Project

Pete Iengo and Jamie Gaskill from the City of Fort Collins (Colorado, USA) worked on an improvement project on the Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP) to help residents pay their utility bills. For their efforts, they were recognized as the 2020 winners of the IISE Excellence in Sustainable Development Award. Starting with a baseline of 10% participation […]