Register for August’s Third Thursday Webinar – Featuring Dave Rogers and Lori Buff from MSTS!

Don’t miss this month’s Third Thursday Webinar! SWAE’s own Dave Rogers and Lori Buff from Mission Support and Test Services will be presenting on ‘Comparative Data and User Experience Programs’. The webinar will take place on Thursday August 18th, at 8:00am PDT and AZ time, 9:00am MDT.   Register now at the link below: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/151078813512830988 …

Register Now for July’s Third Thursday Webinar

Register now for July’s Third Thursday Webinar (July 21, 2022):  Innovation During the COVID Delta Surge 2021, featuring David Shaw, CEO/Administrator of Nor-Lea Hospital District, recipient of New Mexico’s “Zia” award – its highest Performance Excellence award. Click below to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regi…/6599345074512064524

Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Update

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program recently released a statement to the public announcing that they will not be running an award process in 2022. Embracing the performance excellence that is fundamental to continuous improvement and innovation, the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program, in close collaboration with leaders from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the …

Additional SWAE 2022 Examiner Training Dates – June 21-24

Interested in serving as a SWAE Examiner in 2022, but didn’t get a chance to register for the May 23-26 online training sessions?  You can now register for online training sessions to be conducted June 21-24. Register for SWAE 2022 Examiner Training Sessions – June 21-24

Register now for the May Third Thursday Webinar!

Register now for May’s Third Thursday Webinar,  Pursuit of Excellence: Stories of an “Inside-Out” Journey of Continuous Improvement, featuring Dr. Brian Miller and Dr. Kristen Justus of the MAAPE Excellence Award recipient Pine-Richland School District. Click below to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regi…/6599345074512064524

Register for Examiner Training – Deadline May 2nd

SWAE is pleased to be partnering once again with our neighboring regional performance excellence program, the California Council for Excellence (CCE), to deliver a fully virtual 2022 Examiner Training. You don’t want to miss out on this exceptional opportunity for professional growth! Register for SWAE 2022 Examiner Training After you click the link above to …

What is the Baldrige Excellence Framework, and what are its benefits?

If you’re not familiar with the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its benefits, this latest feature in the Business Excellence 101 blog series from NIST’s official Baldrige blog answers some of the basic ‘what’ and ‘why’ questions you might have. Business Excellence 101: Improve Financial and Operational Performance with the Baldrige Framework

What’s the ROI from Performance Excellence?

If you haven’t started, or are in the early stages of a performance excellence journey, and you’re wondering whether it’s worth the investment of time, effort, and resources – this post published on March 15th on the NIST website is well worth a read. Consistent Use of Baldrige Leads to Multi-Year Winners, 255% Revenue Growth …

Announcing Some New Additions!

Please join us in welcoming our new Board of Director members David Provencher (RE Darling) and David Rogers (Mission Support and Test Services), and our newest Board of Overseer members Princess Cooper-Brown (Raytheon) and Rachel Flores (RE Darling). We are very excited to have you on board!