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 […]

Agile and Sustainability City Planning Webinar – Sustainable City Network

Planners from the City of Madison, Wis., and the Sonoma County (Calif.) Transportation Authority discuss how new planning software solutions developed by UrbanFootprint are helping them better support their communities. Cities are struggling with no shortage of challenges: climate change, resilience planning, transportation gridlock, pollution, lack of resources, affordability gaps, health risks, and social instability […]

Using Lean and Six Sigma in Portland to Help the Environment and Nonprofits

by Brion Hurley Lean Six Sigma consultant Brion Hurley is interviewed by Luke Andersen from the radio show, Northwest Business. He discusses applying improvement concepts beyond saving money or growing a business. He focuses on his work to help organizations achieve environmental sustainability, and his work with Lean Portland to help nonprofits provide more value, and achieve their mission more […]

San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project Uses Statistical Methods to Control Growth That Threatens Native Species

Sixty thousand acres of shoreline biodiversity was being threatened by an invasive plant. The impact of the invasive plant needed to be measured and restoration success needed to be monitored. JMP® was used for visualization and analysis of the data gathered in monitoring and measuring the efficacy of the control work. As a result, the invasive […]