UC San Diego’s Continuous Improvement Journey – Process Palooza 2021

This session from Process Palooza 2021 showcases everything they’ve done to make continuous improvement a core component of operations at UC San Diego. They developed an adaptive, science-driven, behaviorally informed model that integrated daily innovation cycles that allowed them to “mutate our campus operations faster than the virus.”  Their comprehensive approach is called “Return to […]

UC San Diego Hosts Process Palooza 2021 to share and celebrate process improvement

Tracy O’Rourke kicks off the 4th annual Process Palooza 2021. Presenters include Chancellor Pradeep Khosla and Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth H. Simmons from University of California San Diego (UCSD). They discuss how continuous improvement was useful in shaping the university’s strategic plan and forming a response to COVID-19. They also share a virtual expo to […]

Using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to Transform Government and Nonprofits with Michael Areola

An interview with Michael Areola, who is a Product Development consultant and Agile Coach at Cenmic Management in Katy, Texas (near Houston). He uses Agile processes and frameworks to streamline development processes, increase team efficiency, drive collaboration and reduce wasted time. He worked in large organizations like SAP and Bank of America, as well as government agencies […]

Care for People & Animals Drives Improvement at San Diego Humane Society

Hosts Tracy O’Rourke and Elisabeth Swan interview Audrey Lang (Sr. Vice President of Organizational Development) and Tina Nguyen (VP of Employee Engagement) from the San Diego Humane Society. It’s an open-admission private nonprofit animal shelter in the San Diego County area to care for over 50,000 animals. They describe how their care-centered culture improves their […]

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