New award recognizing not-for-profits implementing Lean and Six Sigma towards UN goals

by Brion Hurley The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineer (IISE) Sustainable Development Division has created a new annual award to recognize successful improvement projects conducted with a not-for-profit (government agency, nonprofit or benefit organization, or non-government organization (NGO)). Organizations that would like to apply should show how they have successfully impacted at least one of the 17 […]

Lean Six Sigma Boosts United Nations Peace Keeping Operations – PEX Interview with Donna Maxfield

Interview with Donna Maxfield, Chief of Staff for the United Nations Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support. She describes how the UN is using Lean Six Sigma to improve the efficiency of its peacekeeping operations. Improvements were made in speeding up reference and medical clearance checks, and aligning roles and responsibilities. Read more at: […]