Lean Government Exchange

Date & Time: 
06/27/2017 -
8:00am to 4:30pm


The day will feature keynote Speaker Ken Miller, author of We Don't Make Widgets and founder of The Change and Innovation Agency

Government is a bunch of hard-working people trapped in dysfunctional systems producing invisible things for people who do not want them, on behalf of others that do for reasons we can rarely articulate and hardly measure.
- Ken Miller

The day will include: 

A Panel Discussion: The impact of Lean in Government

  • Private Sector Perspective
  • Public Sector Perspective
  • Customer Perspective

Breakout sessions:

  • Lean Leadership with John Dickson from Spokane County, Washington
  • Starting the Lean Journey with Rick Brimeyer from Brimeyer, LLC

Shift and Share Presentations

  • Why and How We Use Lean?
  • Poster Session with real examples of continuous improvement projects

Attendees Will Learn:

  • The myths that keep government from radically improving.
  • How to be a Lean leader and foster a Lean culture
  • Benefits of Lean methodology to meet the continuous expectations for improving government
  • What benefits others have reached from developing a continuous improvement culture

You do not need to work in government to benefit from this event!  Anyone who strives to continuously improve their organization can benefit from attending this workshop.


Holiday Inn Des Moines - Airport
6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
Program Area
Local Government, Lean Enterprise
Lean Government Exchange

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