It has been a few weeks since I last wrote on this blog. At work , we were busy with an implementation of mobile technology in our maintenance department. That brought me back to the various stages of Lean and the actual improve stage. Whether you are using Six Sigma Lean and the DMAIC or… Read More Lean in Public Housing: Improvement Phase
The Seattle Housing Authority is a leader in innovation, program design and operations. One of the fundamental priorities of the agency is to be extremely good stewards of public funds. Because of that the agency has always put an emphasis on ensuring all of its services, processes and workflow are as efficient as possible. The Seattle Housing Authority is an original… Read More Seattle Housing Authority Leading the Way in Lean Process Improvement
We are hard wired as humans to solve problems. Sometimes we are methodical and devise strategies and other times we just do it because it is simple and needs to be done. As I have worked in government for several years sometimes I find the need for a more methodical way of attacking an issue… Read More Lean in Public Housing: How Do You Solve a Problem?
I am back in the USA and working in the public housing industry. With that comes my return to using six sigma lean methodology to help me with my projects and work. I loved six sigma lean from my first introduction to it because it gave me a way to work through issues/projects. Everything I… Read More How to Start a Process Improvement Initiative at a Public Housing Authority