Portland Volunteers using Lean and Six Sigma to Improve Community

Written by Brion Hurley, Community Consulting Lead for Lean Portland For decades, the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma have spread successfully throughout many industries, from manufacturing, hospitality, banking, utilities, aerospace, automotive, entrepreneurship, and even entertainment. In addition, sustainability and social responsibility are also becoming popular approaches within organizations. Volunteering and fundraising are common ways [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Can “Lean and Green” program within US EPA gain traction in Trump Administration?

In a recent US federal budget proposal, the Trump Administration revealed a 30% reduction in the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the largest percentage cut of any single department. This is not a big surprise, as they have questioned the effectiveness of the organization throughout the presidential campaign. The Trump Administration wants to get [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments