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Is Six Sigma Applicable in a Military Services Setting?

There are 195 countries in the world. Of those, 15 do not have a military. So roughly 92% of the countries have some form of one. And that means logistics is important in supplying the military. That brings us to the question: is Six Sigma applicable in a military services setting? The Warrior Logistician, Matt [...]

2019-10-19T04:26:57+00:00 By |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Is Your Continuous Improvement Program Too Complex?

What are the elements of your continuous improvement program? How are they integrated? Or are they expected to be done separately without much guidance on what to do, leaving a complex approach with endless meetings? As a result, is your organization too focused on the problem-solving process rather than being more focused on obtaining solutions? [...]

Project Closure: Capturing Lessons Learned and Transferring Knowledge

What is your project closure process? Are you capturing lessons learned? How are you transferring knowledge learned in a project? Control is not a passing part of the DMAIC process. It is a critical step for Six Sigma practitioners, to be revisited on an ongoing basis. Control ensures an organization that quality metrics and improvements [...]

Common Project Management Mistakes

You don’t have to be a certified project manager to use project management skills. Leading a project is something everyone who works in process improvement will eventually do. In this video, Dana Brownlee, an experienced corporate trainer for project management and a keynote speaker, covers 5 project management mistakes she has seen over and over [...]

Simplified Value Stream Mapping

Value stream mapping doesn’t have to be difficult with complicated symbols or the use of special software. A value stream map can simply be an extension of your process map with enough information added to determine value and waste, and that includes activity cycle times and wait time before an activity starts. In this video, [...]

Six Sigma Jobs in Automotive and Transportation Related Industries

Recently we took a snapshot of Six Sigma jobs in the financial arena. Now, we are sampling automotive/transportation companies to see what Six Sigma jobs are in need. As an exercise, again we went to Indeed.com   Accordingly, we looked at job notices on Indeed for five companies.  Bridgestone Americas Continental Penske Truck Leasing Ryder Lear [...]

Six Sigma Financial Jobs in Demand

There is no doubt that many top financial institutions have embraced some form of Lean Six Sigma. As an exercise we went to Indeed.com in order to get a snapshot of what the demand for jobs might be.  Accordingly, we looked at job notices on Indeed for six top financial institutions. J.P. Morgan Goldman Sachs [...]

ISSSP’s Blast from the Past: DMAIC or DMEDI

The International Society of Six Sigma Professionals brings you a significant presentation from the past. DMAIC or DMEDI (DFSS)? That is the Question, May 2, 2006 Steven H. Jones Note: Steven is currently the Delivery Excellence Leader at Concentrix. Do you want to improve an existing process, or do you want to design a new [...]

2019-08-24T08:39:40+00:00 By |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

5W1H: Writing an Effective Problem Statement

“I KEEP six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.” From “The Elephant’s Child” in Just So Stories, 1902, Rudyard Kipling. This video from Quality Hub India, with a realistic example, presents how to use 5W1H to write an effective [...]

ISSSP Is Seeking Webinar Presenters

The International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP) is seeking experienced professionals to deliver webinars for its continuing monthly webinar offerings.  You can find out more at the following link. Webinar presenters receive a one-year free Professional membership to the ISSSP organization. Webinars use the GoToMeeting platform and are 45 minutes long, with up to [...]