The State of Iowa has been utilizing Lean methodology since 2003, resulting in increased efficiencies, improved communication and a culture change to one of continuous improvement. The department is responsible for leading the expansion of Lean efforts in Iowa state government. The Office of Lean Enterprise was created within the department to promote and facilitate continuous improvement through the use of a specific set of proven tools and methodologies collectively known as Lean.
Lean Network Directory
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The Lean Network is a group of state employees who are working to make government simpler, faster, better. They promote Lean, improve processes and partner with the state to teach Lean tools and strategies. Lean Liaisons have been selected by an agency as a contact person for Lean efforts and is responsible for growing and sustaining continuous improvement processes within their agency.
If you are looking for specific assistance from an agency, it is recommended you contact the agency's Lean Liaison so they can connect you with the correct person.