Share news about Lean-related activities in your agency

There are plenty of positive stories about state employees using Lean and Six Sigma to make state government in Ohio simpler, faster, better, and less costly. These are stories that deserve to be told — so if you have a Lean-related success story, why not share it?

You can use the following quick-fill form. It’s a simple way for you to tell about a Lean event or activity that took place at your agency. We’lll share the information through the LeanOhio website, in handout materials, and in reports that compile summary results.


Contact Information:
Your Name:    *Email:    Phone:
Agency:    Office or Section:

Type of Lean event:

On the following list, check the boxes that describe the Lean activity you're telling about in this online form:

 Strategic Planning

 Value Stream Mapping

 Process Mapping

 Four Voices (customer, business, employee, process)

 SIPOC (suppliers , inputs, process, outputs, customers)

 Kaizen Event


 Information Analysis (e.g., brainstorming, fishbone diagram, root-cause analysis)

 Results Management (e.g., run charts, control charts, pareto charts, dashboards)

 Other -- if the Lean-related activity isn't on the above list, describe it here:

Name of the Lean activity/event:    
Date(s) the event was held:

GOALS: Why was this Lean activity conducted? List the top 1-3 goals directly below.

IMPROVEMENTS: What key improvements were developed through this Lean activity? List the top 1-3 changes.

PROJECTED RESULTS: What measurable results are expected once the improvements are fully implemented?
(Whenever possible, show a before and after/projected number for each of the key measures.)

SUMMARY: In 1-2 simple sentences, tell how the results of this Lean activity will benefit people in a practical way.

OTHER: Use the space below to provide any additional information.

ATTACHMENT: If you have a summary document relating to this Lean activity, such as a brief PDF that describes the action plans and projected results, attach it here.

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