Continuous Improvement for your organisationBlog List

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People First - Creating a Better User Experience from Start to Finish, Susan Ali, Jacquelyn O'Brien, & Susan Greer, 20 March 2024

Automation of Training Evaluations, Susan Ali and Susan Greer, 20 February 2024

Customer Journey Mapping & Research, Susan Ali, 24 January 2024

Creating capacity for growth, Graham Ross, 22 December 2023

Wellbeing, Susan Greer, 15 November 2023

Go and See: How to Get to the Root of Problems and help improve processes in your organisation , Graham Ross, 30 October 2023

Dare to Innovate, Dare to Fail, Jacquelyn O'Brien, 29 September 2023

The Secret to Effective Standard Work: Agree the best known way., Graham Ross, 29 August 2023

Problem Solving: A Structured Approach, Graham Ross, 28 July 2023

When things don't work, Susan Ali, 14 June 2023

Partnership and Collaboration in Action, Graham Ross and Stephanie Gerken, 22 May 2023

People who need people – once more with feeling!, Susan Greer, 03 April 2023

Hybrid Daily Stand Ups, Susan Ali, 08 March 2023

On Your Marks, Get Set, Improve, Jacquelyn O'Brien, 22 February 2023

Overcoming Roadblocks to Achieving Your Goals, Graham Ross, 27 January 2023

A Simple Way to Map a Process, Graham Ross, 17 December 2022

A Time for Reflection – and then action, John Hogg, 29 November 2022

Are we adding Value?, Graham Ross, 28 October 2022

Time Management, Graeme Gilkes, 29 September 2022

The Pomodoro Technique, Graham Ross, 30 August 2022

Continuous service development – a library case study, Emma Graham and Susan Ali, 22 July 2022

Not all problems are equal, Graham Ross, 28 June 2022

The Core Ingredients for Transformational Change: Culture, Empowerment and Leadership, John Hogg, 24 May 2022

What makes a good Continuous Improvement Project Proposal?, Graham Ross, 22 April 2022

Know Your Audience - That’s My Audience, Graeme Gilkes, 18 March 2022

What is a SIPOC?, Graham Ross, 25 February 2022

The Power of Storytelling, John Hogg, 31 January 2022

Planning for Improvements, Susan Ali, 8 December 2021

My First Conference, Susan Greer, 17 November 2021

Planting Trees You'll Never See, John Hogg, 10 November 2021

How to carry out an After-Action Review (AAR), Graham Ross, 21 September 2021

A Conference of Learn-It-Alls, John Hogg, 17 August 2021

Building momentum, learning from others and continually improving, John Hogg, 09 July 2021

Discover Key Issue Identification, Graham Ross, 28 June 2021

Four weeks to go!, John Hogg, 04 June 2021

The Lean in Higher Education International Conference 2021, John Hogg, 11 May 2021

One year at home, Graeme Gilkes & Susan Greer, 15 April 2021

Successfully implementing a new platform during lockdown, Nicola Hyne, 04 March 2021

Three Cheers for the Continuous Improvement Directorate, Jackie Ryan & Emma Graham, 03 February 2021

Supportive Strathclyde, Susan Ali, 14 January 2021

Award winning Team? Can you still improve?, Graeme Gilkes & Gordon Hodge, 12 December 2020

Collaborate, Innovate, Celebrate: Next Stop Glasgow!, John Hogg, 26 November 2020

Reflections on working from home, Susan Greer, 28 October 2020

Creating a Robust Approach to Gathering Feedback, Graeme Gilkes, 22 September 2020

Feedback, Graeme Gilkes, 28 August 2020

New beginnings (in lockdown!), Lillie McEnteer, 28 July 2020

Staying Connected through remote Daily Stand Ups, Graeme Gilkes & Susan Greer, 22 May 2020

The Importance of Wellbeing, John Hogg, 17 April 2020

People who need people, Susan Greer, 08 April 2020

Don't sit near the fridge, Graeme Gilkes, 02 April 2020

Working from home, Susan Ali, 26 March 2020

The show must go on, Graham Ross, 19 March 2020

Seven Benefits of a Daily Stand Up, Graham Ross, 28 February 2020

Fishing and Facilitating, Susan Greer, 14 February 2020

A Few Key Elements to Facilitate the Successful Implementation of Daily Stand Up Meetings, John Hogg,  30 January 2020

5S Revisited, Susan Ali & Susan Greer, 13 December 2019

Lean HE Conference 2019 – my conference diary, John Hogg, 19 November 2019

Supporting completion of Lean Projects, Graeme Gilkes, 10 October 2019

How to run a lean project in nine easy stages - part 2, Graham Ross, 06 September 2019

How to run a lean project in nine easy stages - part 1, Graham Ross, 21 August 2019

Lean Leadership in Sport: inspiring improvements within a team, Graeme Gilkes, 26 July 2019

What does productivity mean to you?, Continuous Improvement, 18 June 2019

Prioritisation, Clarity and Impact, John Hogg, 31 May 2019

Implementing Change: a few reflections, John Hogg, 12 April 2019

The Power of a Conference: collaboration & networking – 4 months on, John Hogg, 21 March 2019

Workplace Organisation - Sustain if you want to maintain that gain, Graham Ross, 13 February 2019

Workplace Organisation - Standardise to save those eyes, Graham Ross, 06 February 2019

Workplace Organisation - Shine makes things Fine, Graham Ross, 16 January 2019

Workplace Organisation - Set in Order if You Are a Hoarder, Graham Ross, 04 January 2019

Workplace Organisation - Sort it Out, Graham Ross, 15 December 2018

 Workplace Organisation - Introduction to the 5S fun., Graham Ross, 05 December 2018

 The Power of a Conference: collaboration & networking, John Hogg, 07 November 2018

 Systematic Thinking – The Unglamorous Stage Critical to Sustaining Successful Change, Graeme Gilkes, 27 September 2018

 Benefits and Baseline Data, Susan Ali, 07 June 2018

 Katacon 2018 – A Reflection Part 2 – The Kata Dojo, Kata Improvement and Kata Coaching, Graham Ross, 04 May 2018

 Katacon 2018 – A Reflection Part 1– The Basic Kata Idea, Graham Ross, 26 April 2018

 Continuous Improvement at Strathclyde - A Fresh Pair of Eyes, Hayley MacDonald, 12 April 2018

 The Benefits of Rapid Problem Solving, Graeme Gilkes, 09 March 2018

 Measuring Benefits: Retrospective Challenges, Susan Ali, 09 February 2018

 Measuring Benefits Retrospectively, Susan Ali, 13 December 2017

 The positive impact of Daily Stand Ups, Susan Greer, 10 November 2017

 Do you have what it takes to become a Lean Leader?, John Hogg, 11 October 2017

 Say it, Do it, and Improve it! - Impressive Learning Impact, Svein Are Tjeldnes & Julia Sempler, 29 September 2017

 Daily Stand Ups - Making Changes, Susan Greer, 15 September 2017

 The Evolution of Daily Stand Ups - My Experience, Susan Greer, 15 August 2017

 Cultural Change can be triggered when faced with the facts, Continuous Improvement, 26 July 2017

 Is that really a benefit of change?, Continuous Improvement, 29 June 2017

 What is a Quaich and could it help you improve processes?, Svein Are Tjeldnes, 10 May 2017

 How to get organised in your office, Graham Ross, 23 November 2016

 Demonstrating the need for change and gaining stakeholder support, Continuous Improvement, 17 August 2016

 Lean Management Journal Operational Excellence Conference 2016, John Hogg, 19 May 2016

 How you can engage people to evidence their project benefits, Continuous Improvement, 25 April 2016

 Are we all MAD?, John Hogg, 16 April 2016

 Lean for Leaders Programme, John Hogg, 9 March 2016

 WPM Education Annual User Conference, John Hogg, 15 February 2016

 Cross-cutting themes of the ITF projects, Continuous Improvement, 27 January 2016

 The Five Day Rapid Improvement Event, Graham Ross, 18 December 2015

 Evidencing the benefits of a project from the start, Continuous Improvement, 11 December 2015