Video: Lean Case Studies Across Different Industries – Manufacturing, Government and Healthcare

This short video highlights four case studies from different industries that have had success applying Lean principles and concepts to their organization. Omark Industries: Appvion: (Lean CEO book) City of Denver (Colorado): Virginia Mason Institute: Watch the video below, or go to

Book Review: Practical Innovation in Government

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I ordered the book, “Practical Innovation in Government: How Front-Line Leaders Are Transforming Public-Sector Organizations” through Audible. But I was pleasantly surprised, and actually listened to it a second time to make sure I didn’t miss anything. If you work in government, or process improvement, you will definitely […]

Denver Innovations in Animal Protection

For many years, Animal Protection Officers have developed a reputation as dog catchers. Thanks to children’s movies and folklore, residents view Animal Protection Officers with skepticism, perceiving their sole mission to be confiscating dogs and ticketing owners. The Denver Animal Shelter was on a mission to changing that perception and foster more positive interactions with […]