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Tag Archives: business tools

Six Sigma Tools: First Time Yield

published on April 9, 2012

First Time Yield (FTY) is a traditional metric that tells you how many defects your process produces for before any improvement is done. Generally this measurement is used in the manufacturing or production field, but it can make the switch …

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Basic Metrics Help Make Your Process Better, Faster, and Cheaper

published on March 26, 2012

Six Sigma is often thought of as a statistic heavy method and to some degree that is true. But the truth about statistics is if you don’t understand what they are trying to tell you, then they are just numbers …

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Six Sigma Strategies, part 4

published on October 31, 2011

If you are just joining, you can catch up with the earlier parts of this post: part 3, part 2, and part 1. We have covered the basics for creating a Six Sigma infrastructure and if you have already run …

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Six Sigma Strategies, Part 1

published on October 11, 2011

I have covered some specific Six Sigma topics in previous blog posts, but now I want to put up a general guideline for using Six Sigma principles and tools.  This post is the first in a series that tells you …

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