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Case Study: Streamlining Finance in a Defense Contractor

This case study is intended to illustrate the application of Six Sigma methodology within a finance department. The case study relates directly to the...
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5 Ways To Know Your Customer Better Through VOC

VOC(Voice of the Customer) is an organized practice to figure out the customer needs and fabricate it as an integral part of the system.
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Quality Tool: The Simple Efficiency of the 5S Tool

“That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your...
Root Cause Analysis And Its Implementation

Root Cause Analysis And Its Implementation

Root Cause Analysis is a systematic method to investigate, identify and resolve the occurrence of a non-favorable incident.
Mistake Proofing Poka-Yoke Achieving Perfection

Mistake Proofing: Poka-Yoke

In Lean Six Sigma, poka-yoke is another helpful tool, which is used for continuous improvement.The term poka-yoke is derived from Japanese.
3 Important Roles Of A Yellow Belt

3 Important Roles Of A Yellow Belt

When Six Sigma is implemented in an organization, Yellow belt is expected to demonstrate their knowledge with effectiveness.
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Quality Improvement: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Are your intentions what you are stating? Do you want to achieve quality improvement over the long term, or are you seeking some quick...

Election 2016 Demonstrates the Need for Accuracy

What happened in Election 2016? Many people woke up to an election result that was shocking at the least. This is not an endorsement...
Kaizen-Taking One Step at a Time

Kaizen: Taking One Step at a Time

The concept of kaizen was introduced to bring small and consistent improvements every day, which eventually culminates to a bigger and substantial goal.

5 Problems That Delay Six Sigma Projects And How to Solve Them

Six Sigma projects are meant to improve critical processes in an organization. If done right, this can yield positive results. This can be any...

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