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Category Archives: Continuous Improvement

6Sigma Tools: Process Mapping

published on July 23, 2012

Process mapping is an excellent tool that doesn’t have to be monopolized by 6Sigma professionals. The best thing about a process map is the ability to illustrate the problem. Often times in an organization we understand that there is an …

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6Sigma Tools: Pareto Analysis

published on June 11, 2012

The Pareto principle, most commonly known as the 80-20 rule, is known by business owners as the simple fact that 80% of your problems are caused by 20% of the people. Really the theory was about wealth and power distribution, but the …

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Six Sigma Tools: Design for Six Sigma

published on February 27, 2012

6Sigma Tools: Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) 6Sigma can be so many things to your organization, but the most important thing to remember is that is has to relevant to your organization.  This requirement is what makes Design for Six …

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DMAIC – Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control

published on January 30, 2012

DMAIC is a staple of Six Sigma methodology and like all things Six Sigma, the better your understanding of the tool the greater its abilities. So just what is DMAIC? Basically it’s a problem solving tool, what is great about …

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Utilizing the Hoshin Planning Six Sigma Tool

published on January 17, 2012

Hoshin Planning is a strategic planning tool used to create strategic goals and a concrete strategy to implement them. The beauty of this method is that it treats everyone as an expert in their respective areas and everyone has the …

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