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Maryland World Class Consortia, http://mwcmc.org/. (MWCC is a non-profit organization offering performance improvement tools, educational resources, networking and implementation support.)

Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), http://www.ecos.org/content/project/detail/2292/. (ECOS is an organization that supports strategic initiatives for state environmental agencies.)

State of Iowa, Office of Lean Enterprise website, http://lean.iowa.gov. (This website provides background information on Lean concepts and tools, a series of downloadable resources for Lean events, and information about Iowa agency Lean efforts.)

State of Maine, Bend the Curve website, http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/btc/index.shtml. (This website provides information on lean tools, resources, training opportunities, and Maine's Bend the Curve (BTC) program efforts.)

State of Minnesota, Enterprise Lean website, http://www.lean.state.mn.us/. (This website provides information on Lean tools, resources, training opportunities, and Minnesota agency Lean efforts.)

Lean Enterprise Institute, www.lean.org. (LEI is a non-profit research and training organization focused on value stream mapping and Lean principles. Check out LEI’s “Lean Government” forum at http://www.lean.org/FuseTalk/Forum/.)

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, www.nist.gov/mep/. (NIST MEP centers are non-profit Lean technical assistance providers.)

Productivity Press, http://www.productivitypress.com. (Productivity Press is a private Lean publishing company.)

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