Six Sigma Solutions

2008

3.4 per Million: Putting It All Together

by Snee, Ronald D.; Gardner, Edgar C.

For companies that have been asking themselves how to achieve even more improvement, the answer lies in developing a comprehensive process management system that integrates three critical components....


3.4 per Million: After the Low-Hanging Fruit

by Mader, Douglas P.

There are four major approaches for organization-wide improvement efforts that fall under the label “lean Six Sigma,” as evidenced by current practices at many industrial organizations, service organizations and consulting firms....


3.4 per Million: Data Dependability

by Kubiak, T.M.

As quality or Six Sigma professionals, we have been taught to address the issue of data accuracy and integrity from the statistical viewpoint....


3.4 per Million: Test Drives and Data Splits

by Conklin, Joseph D.

Prediction models are one of a Six Sigma practitioner’s best friends for improving processes. The more complicated and persistent the quality problem, the more useful prediction models can be....


3.4 Per Million: Forget Silver Bullets and Instant Pudding

by Carnell, Mike

 There are no silver bullets or instant pudding waiting to be discovered. There never has been and never will be. This does not mean that there is not some level of benefit to be gained by an organization embracing Six Sigma, the new and improved...



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