Is There a Need for LEAN in the Public Sector?

It’s no secret that LEAN has demonstrated great success in the private sector for many years. Within the last decade, LEAN has also proven to be effective in healthcare, education, finance, and now government. Given the March, 2014Eighth Report to … Continue reading

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PPX Learning Event: What is Lean and Does it Work to Improve Services for Canadians?

On Wednesday, April 16th Canadian Government employees can learn new ways to increase efficiency and better meet customer needs during a half day Lean Learning event offered by the Performance and Planning Exchange in partnership with Lean Advisors. Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar- Effective Mistake Proofing

Mistake-Proofing (or Poka Yoke) prevents mistakes from being made or makes the mistake obvious at a glance, so that corrective action can be taken.You will learn techniques for eliminating defects, improving quality and streamlining work with this common sense approach to create low-cost, effective design changes that reduce errors. Continue reading

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Lean Innovation in the Public Sector- Melanie Beaumont to Co-lecture

Melanie Beaumont, Senior Advisor, Lean Advisors Inc, will be presenting at the Lean Innovation in the Public Sector Conference January 23-24, 2014. Continue reading

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Healthcare Wait Times and Lean- Watch Video

Interview with Larry Cote: WHY he believes that focusing on wait times alone can cause more challenges in the healthcare system and WHAT we should be focused on instead to improve the overall patient experience..Watch Video Continue reading

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Second Chance for Manufacturing? Dont Miss It!

When management teams know that they can be competitive with Asia in quality, cost and speed of supply then they quickly must re-examine the importance of dramatically and quickly transforming their current methods and thinking – both culturally (value thinking) and processing. We must not kid ourselves, this opportunity to take advantage of repatriation or re-shoring will not last long. Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative Testimonial for Mike Boucher

“There are truly some amazing results and outcomes that no one thought was possible. And transformation of people that truly leaves one speechless. Lots of examples of staff who have worked in the system for 20+ years who only now … Continue reading

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Value Stream Mapping Keys to Success- Watch Webinar

During this webinar, Mike Boucher led us through the keys to successful value-stream improvements in administrative/service environments. Identifying the Root Cause of delays- helping companies to Reduce Costs and Boost Employee Engagement. Continue reading

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Free Webinar- Keys to Success in Value Stream Mapping

Through a unique Value Stream Mapping Process, Lean Advisors help clients identify the Root Causes of delays, errors and bottlenecks – helping them to dramatically Reduce the Cost of their administrative processes, while Boosting Employee Engagement and Improving Customer Experience. Continue reading

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Using Lean to pick more than low hanging fruit

Shops that wish to survive must embark on a journey of continuous improvement, shaving every ounce of fat they can from their production processes. Continue reading

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