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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Finding the Average Wait Time: Little’s Law

Queuing Theory is the study and analysis of waiting lines and uses mathematics to predict queue lengths and waiting times. This is important in the design and operation of many businesses such as theme parks, airports, call centers, and many others. However, you don’t need a degree in operations research to determine average wait times [...]

Webinar: Importance of Managing Change in Six Sigma Efforts

ISSSP, the non-profit International Society of Six Sigma Professionals, providing a forum and resources for Lean, Six Sigma, and Operational Excellence practitioners, is proud to announce its June webinar. We are honored to have Lepora Fluornoy, Managing Director of Nextgen People, be our speaker on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The topic: The Importance of Managing [...]

Simulation – A Valuable Tool

Discrete Event Simulation can be defined as a mathematical or logical model of a system that portrays that system’s state changes at given points in simulated time. What are some of the benefits of simulation? What If Scenarios Test of potential solutions/what if scenarios without impacting the actual system Waste Identification Determination of process bottlenecks [...]