Improvement Results

The State of Washington’s Results page hosts a variety of reports and information on Lean efforts in their state.  Take a look and see if you find anything which may be on your list of projects to work on.  The groundwork may already be out there for a solution to your project.

Lean Webinar

Webinar on Kaizen event considerations. Had some highlights about reverse Lean considerations with Kaizen work. Slide deck will be shared.

Innovation Before Automation

The State of Ohio’s LeanOhio initiative describes the benefits of process improvement prior to the implementation of new technology in this publication:


“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.  The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.”

– Bill Gates

Lean Websites

Several useful Lean websites are listed below.

Poka Yoke examples:

Gemba Academy Pod Casts

Lean Terminology:

Thank you.