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6 Sigma Tools: FMEA Types

published on August 27, 2012

I have already written about FMEA (failure Modes Effects Analysis) here, but the general nature of this blog gives me the ability to revisit topics as questions are asked. Today I want to shine a general focus on the different types …

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6Sigma Tools: Fishbone Diagram (Ishikawa Diagram)

published on July 16, 2012

We talk a lot about tools and techniques in this blog, but one I want to highlight is the Fishbone Diagram. This tool is effective because you don’t have to be a 6Sigma expert to understand its usefulness. What is …

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6Sigma Tools: 5S

published on July 9, 2012

6Sigma is all about identifying and eliminating waste and one of the tools we use as we embark on this task is 5S. 5S is a Japanese method that deals with understanding where the waste comes from and how to …

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6Sigma Tools: Determing the Value of a Project

published on June 25, 2012

6Sigma is only as good as the practitioner and one of the greatest assets that practitioner brings to your project is the ability to determine the value of the project. There are 3 components to determining the value of your …

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Balanced Scorecards

published on January 17, 2012

Michael Koploy of Software Advice recently wrote an article on supplier performance management and I thought you would be interested. In the article,  he discusses how to best manage supplier performance with scorecards.  In an interview with Sherry Gordon, President at Value Chain Group …

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