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Tag Archives: operational tools

Box Plots-Data in Pictures

published on August 13, 2013

As we cover Six Sigma Statistics, I want to make sure that I go over the illustrative part of the statistics. We know Six Sigma is technical but the key to making it stick, is to make it simple and …

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Graphing for Six Sigma

published on August 5, 2013

In Six Sigma we are always collecting data, generally we are collecting data to address a current problem in our operations or services. The wonderful thing about Six Sigma is that we are also able to collect passive data. The …

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6Sigma Tools: Standard Symbols

published on July 30, 2012

6Sigma Tools: Process Mapping-Standard Symbols As I said last week, process mapping is one of my favorite 6Sigma tools and the best thing about it is that anyone can do it. Now as with all things 6Sigma it can be …

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Six Sigma Tools: Gemba Walk

published on May 14, 2012

In any lean project there are a ton of buzzwords, but the one thing that is a universal truth in all lean initiative is that for any tool used to be successful it must be understood. In today’s blog we …

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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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