March 21, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Lean at UNH is about improving processes to better serve UNH students, and to inspire and facilitate employee innovation on how best to add value while stretching UNH dollars to the benefit of the university community. Lean is fostered and curated by the UNH IT Project Management Office (PMO), who train UNH on the value of Lean, and also work with UNH departments to ensure its influence is properly leveraged.
The PMO has trained nearly 400 UNH employees on Lean. The Lean lens was applied to 20...
February 27, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Don't miss the First Quarterly Lean Network Meeting being held on March 8th at UNH. It is a great opportunity to stay engaged with what is going on with Lean.
Location: Squamscott/Cocheco - UNH Durham Campus - Holloway Commons Date and Time: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:30am-12:00pm
Open to all Lean Practitioners (UNH, USNH, GSC, KSC, PSU, NHPTV)
Quarterly Lean Network Meeting is an opportunity to Network with other Lean practitioners, see what is going on in the Lean space, and learn new...
November 29, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
How UNH IT PMO Aided the MUB to Provide a Better Service to Our Students
Change takes on many shapes and sizes. In the case of the Granite Square Station (GSS), UNH’s student mailroom located in the MUB, a sea change in its daily inventory necessitated a complete rework of a system that had been in place for decades. Email and texts have replaced letters. Online catalogs have mostly replaced printed ones. And the tide of packages from Amazon, eBay, and other online retailers created a...
March 9, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Photos from the 2016 UNH Lean Summit can be viewed here.
UNH IT Client Services won the 2016 Lean Culture Award
UNH hosted the Fourth Annual State of New Hampshire Lean Summit on Friday, March 4, 2016. This day-long event included many speakers, working examples of how various State and University departments have leveraged Lean to help improve their processes. The day included a table top Lean exercise, and a panel of experts who discussed Lean’s role in improving their businesses...
February 2, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Dagmar Vlahos is a black belt. In fact, she’s got two. Although these belts don’t involve tossing people to a matte or breaking boards with her bare hands, they’re in areas that require just as much discipline, muscle, and finesse as the martial arts: Six Sigma and Lean. Both methods help gain efficiencies in all areas of manufacturing, higher education, and any work which involves processes and people.
Dagmar has been involved with Six Sigma and Lean since 2005. Before coming to UNH, she...