Welcome Message from Lindsay Lapatinsky, Chair, Lean Enterprise Division
31517f1709103cfff3ecf1aeb6d80e8d-huge-liWelcome aboard to the new myASQ Community site for the Lean Enterprise Division (LED)!  This will be an interactive site is focused on advancing LEAN knowledge. Here we will be providing discussion forums, webinars, and an opportunity to build your network! If you have any questions, feel free to create your own discussion or jump into some of the ones that are already started.
Please introduce yourself in the introduction discussion board and get to know some of your fellow LED members! (Discussion board Link).  Our LED hosted webinar are monthly.  You can find more information in our events portion of our community!
Again, welcome to the myASQ LED Community. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to reach out.


I was honored to be introduced in the myASQ Member Spotlight feature for January and to share my thoughts, experience and passion for ASQ and the quality profession.  Please join in promoting myASQ and share your quality journey with our members here on myASQ.  Thanks Trish Borzon for this opportunity. Read more about my Quality Journey here more
Posted by David Harry on Lean Enterprise Division Jan 7, 2021 10:54 PM CST
Date:  Wednesday, January 13th 2021 Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST About the Presentation:   Predictive quality solutions aim to detect, identify, predict and prevent product quality issues before they occur by utilizing AI-based machine learning algorithms that automatically analyze and monitor quality and process parameters. The actionable ... more
Posted by David Harry on Lean Enterprise Division Jan 7, 2021 4:28 PM CST
You can find the latest December 2020 edition of our LED e-Zine in the file  Folder  at  2020 Volume 4 Issue 5 e-Zine In this edition of the e-Zine, Anders Karlsson and Anton Hiropoulos discuss mindful standards as a new approach to thinking about the human consciousness in our daily work. In another interesting article, Andrea Alvarado Trejos ... more
Posted by David Harry on Lean Enterprise Division Dec 9, 2020 12:18 PM CST

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Gregory Stewart
I am back in ASQ after being away for a time.  What does ASQ Division membership mean in this new paradigm where ASQ ...
Gregory Stewart Dec '20
Many of the policies have changed over the last 3 years.  As a member, more of ASQ's offerings have been shifted to be ...
Daniel Zrymiak
Thank you for convening an insightful and informative Annual Meeting for LED. I asked about who was serving as the ...
Daniel Zrymiak Nov '20
Hello David Harry ‍ 

You will be pleased to know that I routed the discussion to myASQ.  That will enable ...
Hi Daniel,

Thanks so much for your engagement in today's meeting. 

As I stated in the Annual Meeting, the Treasurer ...
Hi Lindsay Lapatinsky ‍ 

Your description of the roles qualifies as "other fiscal officer", and for ASQ, who is to ...
Hank Czarnecki
Hank Czarnecki Sep '20
Daniel Zrymiak
I am a member of the Lean Enterprise Division, and would like to contribute.   If our technical community is in need ...
Daniel Zrymiak Sep '20
Thanks Dan, I will forward to Ellen Ermer ‍ .  FYI, Ellen is friends with you on myASQ.
Appreciate the post.
If ...
HI David Harry ‍ 

Thank you for your kind support and timely follow up.

Hi Dan,
It will be great to have you contribute to the Division.  You are so knowledgeable and always giving.  ...
Thank you, the LED presentation is completed and now available online.

Frank Murdock
Just saw a very cool webinar hosted by the ASQ East North Central Region (thanks Therese!) on how to remotely engage ...
Frank Murdock May '20
Thank you for posting. I just watched the webinar and have asked our IT department about whiteboard sharing tools ...
Lissette Contreras
Hi All! Looking for feedback from anyone who has developed and implemented a successful Lean Coach Development ...
Hi Lissette Contreras ‍ 

I have not direct experience but I suggest initially to separate Coaching & Lean ...
Hi Lissette,

If you still need further information on this topic please email me to ptorresbeck@gmail.com.  The ...
David Harry
This is a discussion of our ASQ LED eZine Publications.  We welcome your comments and ideas for eZine content. We ...
David Harry Feb '20
You can find the latest February 2020 Special Edition edition of our LED e-Zine in the file Folder at  2020 Volume 4 ...
William Hoddy
Hello.  I am on the planning committee for the next CAT Dealership Continuous Improvement conference which is ...
William Hoddy Jan '20
Hank Czarnecki
If you had to recommend LEAN books, what would you suggest for a Beginning, Moderate and Advanced Practitioner?? ...
Hank Czarnecki Nov '19
Here are my initial thoughts:
Beginning Practitioner
"What is Lean Six Sigma" by Mike George, Dave Rowlands & Bill ...
The Lean Enterprise Division E-Zine is a great place to start, of course! 

Thanks Dave for the book ...
My two favorite Lean  books are:
1- The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest ...
Who am I? Jose Luis Ruiz G. LSSBB.

What do I do? I work for a LINCRECE consultancy, to Pharmaceutical sector, Food and ...
My favorite LEAN book of the last few years was Art Smalley's Four Types of Problems (came out in 2018), I wrote a ...
This is a little off topic but 8 years ago I was reading U.S.Grant’s Memoirs and found the following example of ...
Lindsay Lapatinsky
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Do you have questions that you're just itching to ask someone? Are you new to the division and/or ASQ & confused ...
Thanks Lindsay!

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The Lean Enterprise Division (LED) is a global network of professionals helping individuals and organizations apply proven and leading edge Lean principles and practices to achieve dramatic results for personal and organizational success.

Our vision is to create a world where everyone, everywhere works together to apply Lean principles and methods to achieve their personal and organizational goals.