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The following events were planned, programmed and produced by iSixSigma staff.

2011 Events

  • Reap the Rewards of Investing in Your Culture

    Webinar // July 14, 2011

    Shifting the problem-solving culture of a company starts with a successful introduction to problem-solving techniques. Learn how Best Buy expands awareness of Continuous Improvement with its Introduction to Lean Six Sigma course. Also hear about how Best Buy is reaping the benefits of expanded knowledge of LSS, leadership development and talent identification.

  • U.S. Department of Defense Performance Symposium

    Lansdowne, VA // June 27 – 30, 2011

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense in partnership with the Performance Improvement Council. Join 1,000 senior Defense officials, Federal Government leaders, Service leaders, Deployment leaders and Transformation leaders from all branches and agencies to learn more about enterprise-wide initiatives.

  • Applying SPC Concepts to Better Understand Systems Delivery Performance

    Webinar // June 21, 2011

    Presented by Shannon Coursey, Manager of Process Improvement, Milliman Care Guidelines. Ms. Coursey will be sharing how utilizing a combination of SPC concepts to indentify how projects are performing. In addition, a rich set of data is captured, which is all compiled to tell a holistic “story.” These stories are utilized to prioritize improvement efforts, identify focus areas/quick hits, improve estimates, and more.

  • Critical Success Factors – Not the Usual Suspects

    Webinar // June 14, 2011

    The process improvement program deployment journey at Massachusetts General Hospital began by enhancing an entirely decentralized model based on Lean training and change management tools, and techniques to incorporate their use into preexisting methodologies, building on talent that existed throughout the organization. This journey ultimately moved to a centralized model, working in partnership with trained individuals embedded throughout the hospital.

  • MoneyGram’s Organizational Process Transformation   PURCHASE VIDEO

    Webinar // June 9, 2011 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Presented by Mandy Spiess, Program Director of Process Improvement, MoneyGram International. MoneyGram International has begun the effort of transforming its fundamental business model from a series of disparate and fragmented functional silos to more streamlined global processes focused on the customer. This presentation provides an overview of this effort including tools and strategies being implemented and obstacles faced during this challenging time.

  • Energy Forum for Process Excellence

    Houston, TX // May 16 – 19, 2011

    Join us in Houston for the third annual iSixSigma Live! Energy Forum for Process Excellence! This event is for business professionals who want to drive process excellence initiatives and process improvement projects at their organizations. This Energy Forum focuses on the processes and tools that help you maximize operational effectiveness.

  • Enterprise Project Portfolio Management at Grace-One System

    Webinar // May 3, 2011

    Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) is the practice of taking a more integrated and tops-down approach to managing all-project intensive work and resources across the enterprise. This contrasts with separate functional and supporting technology silos to manage IT, product development, process improvement and other business-driven enterprise initiatives and programs. Please join deployment leader Jeff Martin, as he describes EPPM efforts and results to-date at W.R. Grace. Specifically, Jeff will address EPPM strategic goals, target benefits, implementation challenges, and technology infrastructure.

  • Retail Forum for Process Excellence

    Minneapolis, MN // March 28 – 31, 2011

    The Retail Forum for Process Excellence will gather business leaders and operational experts who are improving their organization’s operations. The agenda for this event is based on input from a conference Advisory Panel, as well as research and project case studies from the real world of process excellence.

  • Lean Six Sigma Financial Management and Reporting at Xerox

    Webinar // March 8, 2011

    Please join Brenda Comisar, Lean Six Sigma Business Results Manager at Xerox, for a hands-on system’s demonstration of business results validation and sharing. Brenda will demonstrate how Xerox uses the Instantis EnterpriseTrack project and portfolio management system to manage finances and reporting for their global process improvement program. This Webinar will be organized into two parts. The first segment will focus on the financial input processes including data entry and workflow, financial validation and “snapshots.” The second segment will focus on financial outputs including summary and benefit reporting, communication and operational reports. Xerox first deployed EnterpriseTrack in 2003 and has used it to report on the financial impact of over 8,000 projects involving over 25,000 users of the system.

  • Launching Lean Six Sigma with a Bang

    Webinar // February 15, 2011

    Please join Brett Warland, PolyOne’s Global Director of Process Excellence, as he describes how Lean Six Sigma was the catalyst for a remarkable turnaround strategy.

  • iSixSigma Live! Summit & Awards

    Miami, FL // February 7 – 10, 2011

    This is the premier event for Lean Six Sigma practitioners around the world. This Summit and Awards will highlight only those companies and individuals who truly understand how to achieve breakthrough results, and organizations and individuals will be recognized for these accomplishments.

2010 Events

  • iSixSigma Live! Social & Networking Party in DC

    Arlington, VA // November 4, 2010

    This iSixSigma Live! event will unite and strengthen the Washington, DC area community of business process improvement leaders at all levels.

  • iSixSigma Live! Social & Networking Party in Phoenix

    Scottsdale, AZ // October 14, 2010

    This iSixSigma Live! event will unite and strengthen the Phoenix-area community of business process improvement leaders at all levels.

  • iSixSigma Live! Social & Networking Party in Seattle

    Bellevue, WA // September 30, 2010

    This iSixSigma Live! event will unite and strengthen the Seattle-area community of business process improvement leaders at all levels.

  • U.S. Department of Defense Performance Symposium

    Lansdowne, VA // June 8 – 10, 2010

    This year, the best attributes will be combined into an annual event – the 2010 DoD Performance Symposium. Join more than 500 senior Defense officials, Federal Government leaders, Service leaders, Deployment leaders and Transformation leaders from all branches and agencies to learn more about enterprise-wide initiatives and network not only within your department, but across the DoD and with other government agency colleagues.

  • Energy Forum for Process Excellence

    Houston, TX // May 24 – 27, 2010

    Join us in Houston for the second annual iSixSigma Live! Energy Forum for Process Excellence! This event is for business professionals who want to drive process excellence initiatives and process improvement projects at their organizations. This Energy Forum focuses on the processes and tools that help you maximize operational effectiveness.

  • iSixSigma Live! Summit & Awards

    South Beach, FL // February 1 – 4, 2010

    This is the premier event for Lean Six Sigma practitioners around the world. This Summit and Awards will highlight only those companies and individuals who truly understand how to achieve breakthrough results, and organizations and individuals will be recognized for these accomplishments. Space is limited to 300.

2009 Events

  • U.S. Department of Defense Performance Symposium

    Lansdowne, VA // October 14 – 16, 2009

    At the second annual DoD Breakthrough Convention, more than 500 Lean Six Sigma and performance improvement leaders from across the Department of Defense will gather at the National Conference Center for an iSixSigma-produced convention. The Deputy Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretaries, Deployment Leaders, and Transformation leaders will join to share breakthrough performance results over the course of this three-day conference.

  • iSixSigma’s Six Sigma Salary Survey

    Webinar // September 1, 2009

    Watch Michael Marx and Brad Hopper present iSixSigma answers to Salary Questions.

  • U.S. Department of Defense CPI Symposium

    Lansdowne, VA // June 1 – 3, 2009

    At the second annual DoD CPI Symposium, more than 500 Lean Six Sigma and process improvement leaders from across the Department of Defense will gather at the National Conference Center for an iSixSigma-produced symposium. The Deputy Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretaries, Deployment Leaders, and Transformation leaders will join to achieve breakthrough results over the course of this two-day conference.

  • Energy Forum for Process Excellence

    Houston, TX // May 19 – 22, 2009

    Join us in Houston for the iSixSigma Live! Energy Forum for Process Excellence! This event is for business professionals who want to drive process excellence initiatives and process improvement projects at their organizations. This Energy Forum focuses on the processes and tools that help you maximize operational effectiveness.

  • iSixSigma Live! Summit & Awards

    South Beach, FL // January 13 – 16, 2009

    This is the premier event for Lean Six Sigma practitioners around the world. This Summit and Awards will highlight only those companies and individuals who truly understand how to achieve breakthrough results, and organizations and individuals will be recognized for these accomplishments. Space is limited to 300.

2008 Events

  • U.S. Department of Defense CPI/Performance Symposium

    Washington, DC // October 22 – 23, 2008

    By invitation-only, the top 300 Lean Six Sigma and Business Transformation Leaders from across the Department of Defense will gather in Washington D.C. for an iSixSigma-produced conference. The Deputy Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretaries, Deployment Leaders, and Transformation leaders will join to achieve breakthrough results over the course of this two-day conference.

  • iSixSigma Live! Social and Networking Party in Denver

    Denver, CO // September 25, 2008

    Join us for the iSixSigma Live! Social & Networking Party in Denver on September 25, 2008. Show up ready to network, meet local Lean, Six Sigma and quality professionals and have a great time. It’s an open bar with heavy appetizers! And no cover charge thanks to our sponsor, BMGI!

  • iSixSigma Live! Social and Networking Party in Seattle

    Bellevue, WA // May 1, 2008

    This iSixSigma Live! event will unite and strengthen the Seattle-area community of business process improvement leaders at all levels.

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