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Still have Questions about the Show Me Excellence activities?
Take a look at our FAQs!

There are many ways to get involved in OpEx within your department. We recommend reaching out to your department’s OpEx Leaders to get involved in projects your agency may already be working on or discuss ideas you may have for process improvements.

The Six Sigma philosophy uses belts to represent an individual’s demonstrated skills with OpEx techniques. These scale in ability and responsibility from  White, to  Yellow, followed by Green and culminating in a Black Belt certification. The State of Missouri currently offers White and Yellow belt training and certification with advanced certification experiences currently in design. To pursue additional Six Sigma certifications, reach out to your department’s OpEx Leaders to discuss what options may be available to you.

The Show Me Excellence Summit is open to all team members and other individuals interested in learning more about OpEx and hearing from industry experts.

No, attending the annual summit is free a there is no cost to your organization.

There are a few ways to reach our Community.

  • Reach out to your Department’s OpEx Leader, their contact information can be found on the Who We Are Page.
  • Click on the Submit Suggestions link that can be found towards the bottom of each page.

To stay informed about the events and activities that occur across the state, head over to the  Events page and click the Subscribe to Events button.

For more information about and submit a pitch to the Show me Challenge, visit the  Show Me Challenge website.

To get help setting up data collection and analysis for your organization the State of Missouri has two key resources: the Share MO program and the Tableau Community. These two efforts are great resources for increasing your data collection, analysis, presentation, data literacy skills and help your organization make better, data driven decisions. To find out more about the Share MO program contact: Bobby McKee,, to find out more about what Tableau and the State’s Tableau Experts can offer, visit

Yes, there are many other training opportunities available to state team members. Your department may have it’s own, so be sure to reach out to your agency’s OpEx Leaders to find out more. On the state level, there are also three primary opportunities. Mo Learning, The Missouri Way and the Smarter, Not Harder series. Mo Learning is a great resource available to all team members to research and explore topics at their own pace. Smarter, Not Harder is a curated selection of trainings that changes each quarter to match various themes outlined by the statewide learning community.

To find more information that would be relevant to you, your organization or your fellow Missouri citizens, visit the  Missouri Better Government website.