Deployment Lean Six Sigma Day

New Recruits!

Join us in a very warm welcome to Chris Merriman and James Dwan to the Catalyst team. Chris formally joined us as a Director into Catalyst in April. Having been an MBB at Honeywell before he joined Sun Microsystems as lead MBB back in 2002, he went on to join Unisys as their Global Quality […]

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Autumn Masterclasses

We are delighted to introduce you to our series of short ‘Friday’ courses to deepen your continuous improvement skills. These short courses have been designed to refresh and top-up your Continous Improvement Skills. The short courses we are offering include: Practical 5S – learn how to make 5S really work Value Stream Mapping – unlock […]

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Catalyst Deployment Leaders Event

All Of Us Are Smarter Than One Of Us

In July we held our 12th Deployment Leaders’ Network Day, this time hosted by Inmarsat in London. These days allow us to show our appreciation to our customers by providing them with the opportunity to share experiences, advice, latest best practice and new thinking in an informal but purposeful environment. Around fifty delegates took part […]

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Agile Project Management Course Launched

We’re increasingly hearing about ‘Agile’ it seems to be becoming a buzzword perhaps starting to go viral. But what really is it? And why should we all take an interest? Look it up in the dictionary and you’ll likely find two meanings: Firstly its common everyday use – ‘able to move quickly and easily’ with […]

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Haiku Competition Winners

John loved a good competition and in particular a poetry competition! greatest loves was poetry We are pleased to announce the winners of our Haiku Competition and here are the winning entries Rubbish processes? Waste of money, brains and time Lean Six Sigma – yah! Amanda Beard – The Phone Co-op We talk and we […]

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John Morgan

Last February our dear friend and colleague John Morgan sadly and prematurely passed away. It seems hard to believe that a year has gone by since then. With the perspective of that year we can appreciate much more clearly the legacy he left us all. John was a much better ‘Reflector’ than me, but reflecting […]

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Curious times call for curious leaders

You are on a train/in a meeting/drinking coffee and you hear the Breaking News alert on your phone. “What now?” you wonder. And you would be forgiven for including an expletive or two in your musing. Uncertain economic growth, unpredictable exchange rates, the future of the Eurozone … we live in ‘interesting’ times. In the […]

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Cinderella Meeting Prince Charming

Prince Charming

As it’s the season for pantomime, This month’s blog is set in rhyme! It might seem whimsy or a little bit twee, But it’s still Lean Six Sigma, as you’ll see! Are you ready to start? It’s not so alarming This article’s about…Prince Charming!   Have you ever thought, and did you consider, How he […]

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How Brian Saved Christmas

It was the week before Christmas, and Santa’s workshop was very busy indeed. In Santa’s HQ, footage from SantaCams across the globe was being scrutinized to confirm who’s been Naughty or Nice, spreadsheets prepared and route-planners updated. Out in the stables the reindeer were being groomed, and the sleigh serviced and shone to perfection. This […]

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