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Lean Six Sigma in the legal industry
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 17, 2012
Lean Six Sigma originated in the manufacturing industry, but the process improvement methodology has since been successfully adapted across a wide range of organizations in a number of industries. Read More
Study: Demand for Lean outpacing Six Sigma
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 15, 2012
The tentative economic recovery is bolstering the already rising demand for continuous improvement talent well-versed in Lean Six Sigma. Read More
Process improvement on a small business scale
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 14, 2012
Entrepreneurs that captain small businesses may regard Lean Six Sigma as a process improvement tool that's only useful for their larger competitors. Read More
Keeping up with virtualized IT infrastructure innovations
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 14, 2012
Companies are struggling to keep pace with the performance management requirements of virtualized IT infrastructures, according to eG Innovations' latest annual study of more than 150 IT operations professionals in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Read More
County employees to receive Lean Six Sigma training
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 13, 2012
Baldwin County, Alabama, is set to adopt a lean government initiative that should be underway by the end of the month, the Press-Register reports. Read More
Integrating BPM with DMAIC
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 10, 2012
Many businesses have been hit hard by the recession, but a positive aspect of the economic downturn was that it encouraged companies to take a look at their processes in order to identify areas of waste and inefficiency. Read More
Process improvement from an HR focus
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 9, 2012
Focusing human resources (HR) on process improvement can benefit companies in several ways, process innovation expert Brad Power writes for the Harvard Business Review. Read More
Politics, power struggles mitigate BPM success
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 8, 2012
A recent report by Gartner Research revealed that one-third of business process management (BPM) projects will fade out over the next few years because of executive power struggles, lack of collaboration and resistance to change. Read More
Healthcare alliance cuts costs, boosts hospital performance
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 7, 2012
Nearly 300 hospitals across 40 states are working together to enact process improvement in their facilities, thanks to a collaborative put together by Premier healthcare alliance. Read More
Minnesota city plans process improvement effort
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published February 7, 2012
During a recent State of the City address, the mayor and city manager of Albert Lea, Minnesota, laid out the 2012 budget and discussed goals to save money while reducing waste throughout the year. Read More
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