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Archive for Lean Governments

King County Executive Says County Is Getting ‘Leaner’

King County Executive Dow Constantine gave his State of the County address yesterday. He spent a good deal time talking about how some county operations have gotten more efficient under his administration. Constantine credits a Japanese production process that is aimed at cutting waste. KUOW’s Deborah Wang has more.

State prisons follow businesses by going ‘lean’

Lean in every part of government

Paul Akers discusses cutting 10% out of the Federal Government!

What is lean?

Traffic “Flow”

This is a magical video on the power of Flow. Flow is one of the major tenants of understanding and becoming a lean thinker. When ever thing stop and start waste appears, conversely efficiency is gained when we work towards Flow. Enjoy and the next time you enter a round about cheer and thank a Lean thinker! Thanks Michelle. for sending me this video.
Part 1: Roads FiT for People

Part 2: Roads FiT for People

Newt Gingrich

Please watch this Video. Newt Gingrich is wrong on one point. We should not teach lean to every member of congress, we should DEMAND that they are Lean experts in order to be a part of congress. We don’t have the time to teach them Lean.

Attorney General Rob McKenna on Lean in Government

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna speaks on lean in government.

Ford’s Camacari Facility

Don’t Miss This Video

Checkout this video to learn the state of America in 4 minutes.

Restoring America Rally in Washington, D.C.

On Saturday, August 28 I had the privilege of attending the “Restoring America Rally” that took place in Washington, D.C. I was amazed at the shear volume and passion of the people present. This video shows the magnitude of those present.