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What can Lean Six Sigma do for the federal government?
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 29, 2012
The process improvement methodology of Lean Six Sigma originated in the manufacturing industry as a way to keep quality standards high and costs low. Read More
Process improvement in information technology
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 28, 2012
Companies that introduce IT systems typically do so to streamline tasks and expedite results. Read More
Physician leadership training becoming more commonplace
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 27, 2012
In a bid to boost healthcare process improvement, more institutions are offering in-house physician leadership training, according to American Medical News. Read More
Massachusetts company receives continuous improvement grant
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 24, 2012
Massachusetts-based flip chip and advanced packaging application provider NEXX Systems was recently awarded a $42,765 Workforce Training Fund grant from the state to put toward leadership training, process improvement and continuous improvement. Read More
Avoiding BPM stumbling blocks
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 24, 2012
When properly executed, business process management efforts can enact significant process improvement across their organizations. Read More
Lean Six Sigma and the push for healthcare automation
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 23, 2012
The push to automate the healthcare industry kicked off in 2009, with $30 billion earmarked for the task of converting patient records to a digital format. Read More
Army boosts efficiency by switching to cloud-based email
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 23, 2012
The United States Army recently moved its email system to the cloud as part of a process improvement effort to save costs and improve efficiency, Federal News Radio reports. Read More
Business process management and technology investment
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 22, 2012
In this day and age, business process management (BPM) goes hand-in-hand with technology investment. Read More
Lean Six Sigma a potential solution for California city
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 22, 2012
The idea of applying Lean Six Sigma to the national deficit has been widely publicized in the run-up to the 2012 presidential elections, but lean government can also be effectively used on a much smaller scale. Read More
Keeping performance statistics is a vital part of process improvement
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 21, 2012
Tracking performance can help companies identify areas of inefficiency and subsequently enact process improvement, writes Eric P. Bloom, president of IT leadership development company Manager Mechanics, for the Dedham Transcript. Read More
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