BPG Process Improvement Blog


Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Cynthia Iwasaki
Cynthia Iwasaki’s voice beams with excitement as she talks about applying Lean Six Sigma at ITC Manufacturing, a steel decking manufacturer in Columbus, Ohio, where she is leading quality improvements, including a focus on reducing scrap tonnage (a metric for efficiency). To reduce scrap, processes are being audited and updated […]

Success Story: Cynthia Iwasaki, ITC Manufacturing





Roger Corman, Lean Six Sigma Visionary
We recently received this email from one of our White Belt students about the use of Lean Six Sigma in filmmaking. It’s always nice to hear how Lean Six Sigma is applicable in various fields. We want to thank Bill for providing these insights that we could not have expressed […]

Lean Six Sigma in Filmmaking?


Stress at work is not Necessary
Stress At Work Do you dread going to work everyday? Do your co-workers seem upset and unhappy at work? Do you run a workplace that is always beyond its means? Do you find yourself using the same excuses day after day,” we’re under-staffed,” “we’re experiencing more calls than usual,” “Several […]

Stress at Work: Is Stress Running Your Workplace?


What is Peak Performance?
The Peak Performance Formula – A 7 Step Action Plan  By Paul Gormas – President, Breakthrough Performance Group, LLC Peak Performance – First of all, what do we mean by “Peak Performance?”  We have all heard of “high performance” and many associates, teams and organizations strive for high performance. The […]

7 Action Steps to Improving Your Bottom Line