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4.1.2020 - A SMILE FOR APRIL 1st - Beyond Dark Mode: The Next Wave of Screen-Display Options

Our friends at the International Six Sigma Institute & Secret Society for Imperious Professionals of Process Improvement (ISSISSIPPI) released a new collection of screen-display options for online courses and process improvement software. “Dark Mode is so yesterday,” ISSISSIPPI President Zoltan Minksy says, “Our enhanced Modern Modes are here for today.” Take a peek at the new collection.

3.30.2020 - BLOG - Engaged Workforce Leads to Reduced Wait Times, Happier Customers

By placing an emphasis on Lean principles like Gemba Walks and Kaizen suggestions, the Arizona Department of Transportation has radically changed the way its employees operate. With new standardized procedures in place at Motor Vehicle Division offices across the state, they’re seeing noticeable improvements in several key metrics, leading to a better overall customer experience.

3.24.2020 - EngineRoom UPDATE - Messy Sketch to Polished Deliverable

On the heels of releasing Process Playground, we also improved functionality for our Value Stream Mapping and Process Flow Chart tools. See the big picture on the newly expanded work area. Add pizzazz with additional formatting options. Save time with pre-formatted objects to create data blocks. Learn more about these updates as well as other recently released features!

3.19.2020 - HOW I FIXED THIS - Governing with a Lean State of Mind

Lean thinking has changed the way we do business, but can it change the way we govern? Arizona is proof that it can. Five years after implementing the Arizona Management System (AMS) – a statewide initiative built on Lean principles – the state government has fundamentally altered the way it operates. The new system emphasizes process, visibility and efficiency, empowering employees at every level to be part of the solution.

3.18.2020 - BLOG - Jack Welch: Final Thoughts

"An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage." These words from Jack Welch sound like every organization’s mantra in this rapidly changing landscape of COVID-19. While often attributed to be the early adopter of Six Sigma, his philosophy also aligns with some of today’s Lean and Agile principles. Learn-Adjust-Repeat.

2.20.2020 - BLOG - 900 Project Charters and Counting

Maria Fry, MoreSteam Client Services, recently approved her 900th project charter since she began conducting certification reviews for MoreSteam. This trail of project charters has led to MoreSteam's certification of 140 Black Belts and nearly 194 Green Belts across nearly 500 certified projects. Maria took a few minutes to share her observations about the project trends she’s noticed.