millennials

Motivating millennials with lean and six sigma

A lot is being said about Millennials, the new generation of workers. More than one-in-three American workers today is a Millennial, born between 1982 and 1994.   Now Millenials have already surpassed Generation X to become the largest single demographic of the American workforce, according to new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S.  Census Bureau data.[…]

TRIZ-process-for-innovation

Driving innovation through quality management

In a disruptive age, Innovation looks like the flavor of the moment for tech industries and entrepreneurs, is quality helping drive innovation or just blocking its way? In 2014 I was interviewing several business owners, CEO’s and entrepreneurs about quality methodologies applied in born-global companies and small business, when an interesting question came through. The[…]