I have found the summit to be among the best I've attended in my 30+ years. The speakers are professional; the presentations are informative and no sales attempts as I've seen in other settings.
The Summit and Industry Awards was outstanding. It was my pleasure both to participate and attend. I compliment both Brian and you and, of course, Vijay, on what can only be classified as a first class event. The pleasure in meeting you was mine and I look forward to future interaction.
Thank you for such a great Conference. Over the years, I have attended 25+ conferences and I have never participated in one better. We appreciate you and your team's hard work!
A tremendously informative and useful event. Unlike most summits that focus on presentations, this event informed, stimulated and provided insights that participants could use when they returned to their organization
Great event. Very informative and eye opening to current issues
This summit is an excellent opportunity to interact with leaders across the spectrum of industries involved with Lean and Six Sigma and to re-energize our own deployments with new ideas and renewed passion for operational excellence
The opportunity to network, hear practical implementation examples, see vendor updates and take away new ideas is just outstanding. Thank you!
You guys run the best business improvement conferences with exceptional business leaders sharing best practices
Another great year! You have great people with Claire and Flora and others. I always enjoy your events
The 4th Annual Global Lean Six Sigma & Business Improvement Summit and Industry Awards was outstanding. It was my pleasure both to participate and attend. I compliment both Claire and you and, of course, Vijay, on what can only be classified as a first class event. The pleasure in meeting you was mine and I look forward to future interaction with your organization.
It was very nice to finally meet you at the conference in Orlando. I really enjoyed everything. Congratulations on such wonderful work.
Thanks for organizing another successful conference. There were quite a few opportunities for dialogue among experienced practitioners (MBB forum, Consultant panel, Deployment Leader benchmarking forum, etc). Well done.
I was very impressed with the representation at the conference and at the awards ceremony. Always striving for excellence!
It was a great conference with some outstanding presentations. I look forward to next year.
As in prior years, the Annual Global Lean Six Sigma & Business Improvement Summit and Industry Awards Program did an excellent assembling a diverse group of business professionals that all share the same passion for Continuous Improvement. This was clearly evident during the presentations they gave during the track sessions as well as their active participation in the plenary sessions.
I was impressed at the diversity of industries that were represented at the conference. From technology to steel, to pharmaceuticals, there were a wide variety of companies who are really interested in learning best practices and sharing them with others.
The range of companies and industries that were represented resulted in superb exchange of ideas
As a new deployment leader, I attended three conferences last year, and yours was by far the best! I found the sessions to be varied and informative, and they were supplemented by opportunities to mingle with other participants and industry specialists. I look forward to making your an annual event!
Interesting perspectives provide an excellent basis for determining how we can benefit from Six Sigma. Great location and venue!
Excellent insights…excellent thoughts. The speakers shared inspirational stories and helpful lessons learned
This was a great opportunity to see first hand how other companies approach building quality into the design process. I have taken away numerous new ideas that I will incorporate into our model
Leadership, Energetic, Engaging, Wonderful Presentations
The conference on Lean Six Sigma showed how to integrate these proven methodologies in Manufacturing and Service companies as well as how to enable both Lean and Six Sigma by removing complexity from your business.
The speakers were all excellent
The summit was outstanding -- great networking and process improvement sharing!
The WCBF Global Six Sigma Summit and Awards Conference was our most successful marketing event for 2007. This was largely the result of the personal interest WCBF staff took in finding ways to optimize our visibility and facilitate contact with key prospects.
Very good! Excellent topics, pertinent to todays circumstances
Excellent Balance of superb speakers, best vendors and relevant, practical topics. Must attend this event.
A Summit very well organized where the aim of the program is the content and the real research of best Practices. It was a hard job as an Awards Judge due to the real top level of competitors and their great results.
Thank you for such a great Conference. Over the years, I have attended 25+ Six Sigma Conferences and I have never participated in one better. We appreciate you and your team's hard work!
I have found the congresss to be among the best I've attended in my 30+ years. The speakers are professional; the presentations are informative and no sales attempts as I've seen in other settings.
These congresss are simply the best, and there really are no others even close. I have attended almost every year. The speakers are top shelf, there is great opportunity to make new contacts, and the event organization is wonderful.
You provide the most in-depth conferences that I have ever been to.
Pre-summit workshops were very practical, tool-based, and I will certainly leverage. The summit had powerful key note speakers, experienced practitioners sharing their learnings and best practices. The awards ceremony event and dinner was very well done - pace was good, dinner was lovely, atmosphere was celebratory. Evening drinks events where we could spend more time networking. I was not able to stay for the post-summit workshops although I heard good things from 2 who did stay behind. As a speaker I also found the experience to be very rewarding. Your team was very organized from requesting the bio, updating the website, keeping me apprised via emails, etc. Thank you for the experience. I hope you will continue to reach out to us for other events.
Overall the summit was excellent, and I especially enjoyed, and had some good new learnings from a couple of the keynote speakers (Al Switzler and Norman Bodek) Good mix of topics on the panel breakout discussions.
The congress was exceptional--it also was great to hear Jim Collins.
Thank you for all the hard work you did to make it a success.
I always enjoy networking with professionals leading in problem solving. This year's congress was a good sharing of lessons learned and fresh practical ideas.
I would like to compliment you again on pulling off quite the event! It was well planned, organized and very informative. I spoke to several experts in the Six Sigma field who were very pleased with the entire event.
I have been attending WCBF conferences for 8 years, particularly those on Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare. These conferences are simply the best LSS conferences in healthcare, and there really are no others even close. I have attended almost every year. The speakers are top shelf, there is great opportunity to make new contacts, and the event organization is wonderful. Recently, I was asked by WCBF to chair the conference, so I was able to see deeper behind the scenes, and I know what great work is being done to produce these conferences. Given this exceptional product, I would highly recommend Vijay as the leader of this organization.
Over the last 10 years I have attended and spoken at many WCBF conferences around Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare. I have found the conferences to be among the best I've attended in my 30+ years in Healthcare. The speakers are professional, the presentations are informative and not sales attempts as I've seen in other settings and the staff of WCBF has always been very receptive in solving any problems that were experienced. I recommend these conferences without hesitation to my colleagues in Healthcare.
Diverse, excellent agenda of topics delivered by actual practitioners of Lean Sigma. Good representation of multiple healthcare organization models.
Your conference is a winner and I like being a part of it.
It was an honor for Avis Budget Group to win Best Organizational Achievement in Lean Enterprise Improvement from the WCBF in the first year of our Lean Six Sigma deployment. The award process was thorough and it gave Avis Budget Group a tremendous platform to demonstrate the success our young Performance Excellence deployment has achieved. The $40 million of verifiable hard-dollar savings ABG’s Performance Excellence team was able to achieve in its first year was a key deliverable of the company’s annual strategic plan.
It has been an honor to accept the award for Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Healthcare this year. The WCBF award has allowed SSFHS to increase the credibility of its Lean Six Sigma Program within its own system and in the communities it serves. The award shows our customers and competitors that we are committed to excel and progressing steadily as we improve the quality of care for our patients.
I was very pleased to accept the award of Best Project Achievement in Business Enabling Processes on Delphi’s behalf. It was especially gratifying to receive external validation from a diverse and global audience that included contingents from some of our key customers and competitors.
We are extremely excited to have received this recognition from WCBF for Best Emerging Business Improvement. I believe this terrific award recognizes that customers can depend on our ability to live our mission statement every day with on time delivery, lowest industry turn times, customer service of exceptional value, service and products of the highest quality. Also, I'd like to compliment WCBF for their excellent recognition program.
Capital One has received multiple awards through our participation in the WCBF Global Six Sigma Award Program, including most recently the 2008 Platinum Award for Process Excellence Project and the Best Project Achievement in Innovation or Product Development. This prestigious external recognition is a great confirmation of the exceptional business results delivered by our associates.
It was an exceptional moment when we first learned BMO Financial Group was the recipient of three WCBF Global Six Sigma and Business Improvement Awards. Theses awards are truly attributable to all the hard work and dedication of our employees across North America. Lean Six Sigma has enabled BMO Product Operations to significantly improve our customer service and organizational cost management in today's challenging economic environment. We are determined to intensify our commitment to Lean Six Sigma business improvements as we continue to deliver great customer experiences.