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2017 Mami Hara Seattle Public Utilities Keynote Slides
2017 Cass Sunstein Harvard University Keynote Slides
2017 Hosted by Brett Cooper, Panel Members: Ken Guy, Jennifer Hills, Norm Alberg, Sandra Kilroy, Megan Pedersen, Carmel Call Integris Performance Advisors, King County King County's Impressive Cultural Evolution: Stories and Insights from an Exciting Journey Slides
2017 Kimberly Ross and Dan Mussatti Oregon State Hospital Transformation and Sustainment – “Out of the Ashes” Slides
2017 Vince Stamper and Ron Zmijewski Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Robots and Kaizen: Managing Disruptive Technologies Using Lean Methods Slides
2017 Gary Vansuch Colorado Department of Transportation Transportation Lean Forum Webinar Slides
2017 Hosted by Hollie Jensen, Panel members: Marcus Glasper, Pat McCarthy, Brigadier General Jeremy Horn, Michael Meotti Results Washington, Department of Revenue, State Auditor’s Office, Washington Military Department, Washington Student Achievement Council Leader Panel: Facing and Solving Problems Cultivates Growth Slides
2017 Renée Smith Washington State Department of Enterprise Services Make Work More Human Slides
2017 Robert Brown Collective Wisdom Lean Thinking 4.0 Slides
2017 Alexis Olson, Katie Crawford, Pert Lin and Sheri Bair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Change That Sticks: Strengthening Trust Through Partnership in Designing, Implementing and Measuring Change Slides
2017 Robert Shea, Grant Thornton and Scott Harra Mass Ingenuity Using Data Analystics to Improve Outcomes: State and Federal Examples Slides
2017 Ken Guy, Eunjoo Greenhouse, Kara Cuzzetto, Tracy O'Rourke King County and Integris Performance Advisors Process Walks - Go Further by Walking Together Slides
2017 Ben Grossman-Kahn and Zachary Smith Catalyz Design Thinking and Adaptive Leadership: A Framework for Human-Centered Change Slides
2017 Shrupti Shah and Michael Greene Deloitte Nudging for Good – Applying Behavioral Insights for State Government Agencies Slides
2017 Jane Washburn Provincial Government of New Brunswick What’s Your Problem? Overcoming the Obstacles to a High Performance Culture Slides
2017 Hosted by Brett Jackson, Panel members: John Espinola, Ross Laursen, Beth Johnson, Michael Hjort, and Chad Murphy Premera Blue Cross All In: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Own Kaizen Slides
2017 Bob Plummer and Matt Wehr Honsha Increasing Performance and Problem Solving Effectivenes - Tiered Huddles Slides
2017 Arun Kumar Kerika Kanban and Scrum: What's the Difference, and Which One Should You Use? Slides
2017 Eden Teachout Department of Enterprise Services Focusing on the 'g' in gPDCA to Boost Your Problem Solving Skills

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2017 Elizabeth Alley, and Shelly Randazzo, Virginia Mason Leader, Leader, How Does Your Garden Grow? Using Daily Management to Fertilize a Culture of Problem Solvers Slides
2017 Jennifer Haury All Angles Consulting Building an Intentional Culture Slides
2017 Margaret (Meg) Winch Communication Resources Northwest A Lean Approach to Problem Solving: Facilitation Skills for Team Leaders Slides
2017 Jon Tunheim, Kelly Johnston Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney, Clarity Consulting Partners Hope Inspired Leadership Slides
2017 Marc Hébert, Jenessa Rozier, and Kyra Sikora City and County San Francisco Stories & Tools for Reflecting on & Reducing Failures

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2017 Gary Vansuch and Amber Sander Colorado Department of Transportation and Washington Department of Transportation Lean: Driving Engagement, Driving Improvement, Driving Success Slides
2017 David Mort and Chris Bevans Hawes Group Creating Giants of Others: Developing Tomorrow's Leaders from Today's New Hires Slides
2017 John Dickson Spokane County Emotional Intelligence – A Crucial Lean Leadership Skill Slides
2017 Karyn Ross Karyn Ross Consulting Keynote Slides
2017 Brian Elms Denver Peak Academy Keynote Slides
2017 Mitch Ditkoff, Tracy O'Rourke and Elisabeth Swan Idea Champions and GoLeanSixSigma.com Storytelling Isn't Just for Bedtime Anymore: The Power of Personal Storytelling at Work to Spark Insight, Inspire Change, and Innovation Slides
2017 Robert Woods State of Arizona The Arizona Management System Slides
2017 Vinay Thakorlai and Doran Newhart Seattle Children's Hospital Changing Culture by Changing Thinking Slides
2017 Fariba Fuller and Lis McNicholl Snohomish County Government and The Boeing Company Adaptive Problem Solving Slides
2017 Craig Weathers Simpler/IBM Igniting Your Team’s Continuous Improvement Engine Slides
2017 Peter Hutchinson Accenture Communicating Results – If You’re Explainin’ You Ain’t Gainin’ Slides
2017 Alexis Olson, Katie Crawford, Pert Lin and Sheri Bair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Change That Sticks: Strengthening Trust Through Partnership in Designing, Implementing, and Measuring Change Slides
2017 Ariana Wood Washington State Department of Enterprise Services Eliminating the Unproductive Meeting

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2017 Frederick Wade and Gwen Voelpel Washington State Department of Licensing and Integris Performance Advisors License to Thrive: Creating More Cohesive Teams at Department of Licensing Slides
2017 Karyn Ross Karyn Ross Consulting Q&A Session  
2017 Brian Elms Denver Peak Academy When All You Focus is on Process Improvement… Sometimes You Need Improvement Slides
2017 Takeshi Iwata Shingijutsu Global Consulting USA Inc. Hoshin Konri and Daily Management Slides
2017 Karl Kraber and Anna St. Martin Washington State Employment Securities Department Tools to Engage Everyone in Problem Solving

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2017 Gary Vansuch, Carl Greer and Scott McAllister Colorado Department of Transportation, Washington Department of Transportation and Prosci Change Management: Helping Our People Be Successful With Each and Every Change Slides
2017 Debra Hentz, Ben Thurgood and John Dickson Washington State Auditor’s Office, City of Tacoma, Spokane County Overcoming Resistance to Your Organizational Change Management Plans Slides
2017 Nathan Petty and Mary Reister Department of Labor and Industries Planning the Future of Your Enterprise Inside a Lean Performance Management System Slides
2017 Jennifer Bolton and Corbin Foster LiveStories Talk Data to Me: Data Literacy for Non-Data Scientists Slides
2017 Scott Heydon LEI How to Lead a Lean Transformation Slides
2017 Tolu Perales and Gwen Voelpel   Improve Your Teams...Improve Your Culture! Mastering The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Slides
2017 Robin Rosenberg, Jared Eyer, Katie Johnston, Allyson Griffith, Joe Meinecke Socrata, City of Tacoma and Tacoma Fire Department Tacoma's Performance Management and Open Data Initiative: The Climb Towards Data-Driven Decision-Making Slides
2017 Wendy Fraser Fraser Consulting, LLC Bridging the Great Divide: Strengthening Trust Between Management and Employees Slides
2017 Wendy Fraser Fraser Consulting, LLC Deepening the Toolbox: Advanced Trust Repair Slides