28
Apr

ARIZONA Government Uses Lean to Improve Outcomes

The State of Arizona is pursuing a Lean Transformation across state agencies to improve services and make them more efficient. Governor Doug Ducey recently had an interview with Forbes that will...

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10
Apr

Creating Better Flow at King County Wastewater

How a growing county attacked a growing problem

In 2015, King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division was celebrating its 50th year. While celebrating five decades of cleaning up Puget Sound and...

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14
Jun

Cascading Enterprise Alignment: Taking Lean Six Sigma to the Next Level

King County’s Finance and Business Operations Division was hitting major milestones on its Lean journey by mid-2016. In the three years, the division had:

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09
Jun

Strategic Performance Management: What Do You Do When You’ve Almost Achieved Your Vision?

It’s March 2016. The management team of King County’s Finance and Business Operations Division (FBOD) meets to do a “quick refresh” of the division’s clarity map. The purpose is to confirm...

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