As economic conditions cause organizations to find ways to be more efficient, a growing number are turning to an approach that is commonly called Lean. This strategy began in the industrial sector, and has since spread to many other areas, including government services, healthcare, education, hospitality, technology and financial sectors. Unfortunately, many of these initiatives fail to achieve sustained benefits.
On September 3rd, Algonquin College Corporate Training and Intersol Group Lean Team held a Knowledge Builder session to introduce the concept of Lean Process Improvement and the new Algonquin College Lean Management Certificate Program just launched. My colleague, Alain Rabeau, and I (Mike Boucher) had the pleasure of delivering a 1/2-day “Lean Beginnings Knowledge Builder” hosted at Algonquin College Corporate Training
IIBA CHAPTER MEETING | LEAN: IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS ANALYSTS Event date: September 15, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM Event Summary: A commonly used methodology within the discipline of business process management. Event Details: This Event will present: a structured interactive discovery discussion of business value, a review of Lean, its history, success stories, and core elements, a discussion of the
I recently had the honour of presenting at the Canadian Institute’s conference on Innovations in Healthcare Process Improvement on the rather lengthy topic of Navigating Change Management to Build Successful Relationships for Process Improvement. I started my presentation simply saying that the subtitle to this presentation could easily have been: “Making the Case for Employee and Stakeholder Engagement”. While readers