We are so happy to be bringing new stories to you on our Peak Blog! As you know, we love data! Here is some cool data on our new blog: Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,100 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would […]
It’s more than just a clean desk. As many Black Belts will tell you, it’s not just about cleaning up and clearing away, it’s about peace of mind, ease of […]
A Kanban board is a visual management tool that can help an individual, team or organization continuously improve a system or process through the concepts of Kaizen (continuous improvement) and Kanban. […]
Continuous improvement is hard but worth it. Just ask the Office of The Medical Examiner (OME). For years, like most agencies of the City & County of Denver, the OME […]
We are excited to announce the graduation of our 44th Black Belt class – Mt. Elbert Peak! With 19 participants, (17 City and County of Denver employees, 2 outside participants) we completed […]
We’re excited to announce that Denver will be participating in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “What Works Cities” initiative, a $42 million program providing support to up to 100 cities in the areas […]
I recently had a conversation with a colleague interested in applying for a promotion. “I don’t think I have what it takes,” she said, “I don’t have an MBA.” I […]
Takt time is a tool, not Big Brother. It’s applicable to a variety of situations and can be modified if necessary.