5S your mess to increase productivity

Last Thursday over 25 King County employees spent their lunch hour learning about the #Lean 5S method: Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. Click here to open and print a .pdf of this lean 5S Our Lean Specialist, Kara Cuzzetto, led this training and covered the Seven Wastes plus in-depth coverage on information…

Have you been introduced to Lean?

Our King County Continuous Improvement team offers two basic ‘getting started’ classes for county employees several times a year. Introduction to Lean gives participants an overview of Lean basics such as PDCA, value vs. waste, standard work, creating steady flow, and building in quality.  It’s an interactive class that includes an exciting Lego exercises to…