October 2019

MoreNews about Operational Excellence

MoreSteam Enterprise Process Improvement
Fresh Eyes Fuel Gains at Habitat for Humanity
 

By collaborating with student teams from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio has successfully tackled problems that were throttling product throughput and stifling revenue growth at its ReStores. The collaborative effort has contributed to an impressive three-year stretch during which Columbus ReStores' revenue grew from $1.8 million to $2.3 million. Learn more about the process improvements put in place to achieve these results.

Read the article "Fresh Eyes Fuel Gains for Habitat for Humanity."

 
Testing for the perfect hard-boiled egg

Experiment to Find the Best Hard-Boiled Egg

This ultimate DOE involved 96 volunteers and more than 700 eggs in the largest double-blind egg-boiling-and-peeling experiment ever. See how Chef J. Kenji Lopez-Alt uses the scientific method to answer a long-standing question.

Read the NY Times article, "How to Boil the Perfect Egg."

 

HAVE YOU READ IT YET?

 
The Boys in the Boat

Lessons from the Boat

The story of the young men who rowed for the USA in the 1936 Olympics offers a number of analogies that apply to Lean leadership, coaching, teamwork, and strategy execution. Has your team found its "swing" yet?

Read The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

 

MORESTEAM NEWS & EVENTS

 
Webinar

WEBCAST: Optimizing Patient Flow: Oct. 24

Register for this hour-long session with Nicole Batulis, Director of Operational Excellence at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. See examples of applying DOE and modeling to transactional processes. 

Read more about this upcoming webcast.

 
Languages for eLearning

Language Options for Global Training

Process improvement initiatives span the globe and language should not be a training barrier. Check out MoreSteam's selection of courses in an array of languages. Includes tool templates.

Learn more about our eLearning language options.

 

LOOK FOR MORESTEAM AT THESE EVENTS

 

Northeast Lean Conference - Hartford, CT (Oct. 23-24)

Iowa Lean Consortium - Des Moines, IA (Oct. 30-31)

AME 2019 International Conference - Chicago, IL (Nov. 4-7)

ASQ Section 1304 Quality Conference 2019 - St. Louis, MO (Nov. 14)

ASQ Quality 4.0 Summit - Dallas, TX (Nov. 18-19)

 

PARTNER EVENTS

 
Central Wisconsin Business Excellence

Central Wisconsin Lean Six Sigma Symposium

Join Chris Spranger and regional business leaders on Oct. 24, 7:30 AM - Noon in Stevens Point, WI. Complimentary event. Registration closes Oct. 17.

Register for the CWBEX Symposium.

 
Central Coast Lean

Project Simulation Workshop at Cal Poly

Complete a unique DMAIC project on Nov. 13th with Eric Olsen, Director of Central Coast Lean, Orfalea College of Business, Cal Poly.

´╗┐View details for LSS Project Simulation workshop.

 

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