Beyond Manufacturing: Practical Applications for Lean Six Sigma

November 18, 2014

Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology adopted by many manufacturing organizations to improve their bottom line and customer experience. While Lean Six Sigma has more than proven its worth as a management technique to achieve maximum efficiency, it has many applications beyond manufacturing. The program can help streamline everything from city government processes […]

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Kansas City Braces for the Big Reveal of Two New Science City Exhibits

November 13, 2014

Are you ready Kansas City? The big reveal you’ve been waiting for is almost here. After 10 months of detailed and innovative design and construction, two new exhibits, inspired and designed by Kansas City kids, will open at Science City on Dec. 10. In 2013, students at Leawood Elementary School (LES) and Olathe North High […]

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The Importance of Optimum Filter Performance in Water Treatment Processes

November 12, 2014

The filtration process is often one of the most misunderstood and overlooked processes in a water treatment plant, despite its critical role. Filtration is the final barrier in the water treatment process, removing contaminants and making the water safe for consumption. Filters play a crucial role in protecting consumers against viral and bacterial contamination, so […]

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How Lean Six Sigma Reduces Costs & Increases Efficiency

October 16, 2014

Lean Six Sigma is a management strategy that leaped into the forefront of business thinking when legendary executive Jack Welch applied it at General Electric in 1995 — and now more companies are adopting its principles to increase efficiency and reduce costs. At its core, Lean Six Sigma exists to improve the performance of business […]

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Webinar: Master Planning Today for Payback Tomorrow

September 19, 2014

Utility master plans are one of the most critical tools for campus infrastructure systems. Without a master plan in place, campus systems are flying blind, reacting to increased demands on the utility systems as they come. Each rushed decision impacts the next and creates cascading effects. The good news: With a little upfront planning today, […]

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NOvA Project Studies: The Mysteries of the Universe

September 18, 2014

Scientists and engineers from around the world are involved in a groundbreaking project designed to unravel some of the mysteries of our universe. It’s called NOvA, and it’s a collaboration among about 170 scientists from 34 institutions around the globe. They are creating an experiment to detect and analyze one of the most abundant, yet […]

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