Six Sigma in IT (Information Technology)

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FMEA for Use in IT Projects

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Six Sigma has become a popular way to implement and roll out new IT initiatives and products, as companies have discovered that releasing products with defects is costly and destructive to their reputation.  There are several tools available through Six Sigma that are geared perfectly towards IT projects.

Using Lean Six Sigma for IT Projects

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When considering the implementation of a Six Sigma program for your IT Department, the most popular approach is using Lean Six Sigma. The ability to quickly eliminate waste appeals to businesses from a financial perspective and this streamlined approach makes it a more attractive option for those working in IT.

Using Six Sigma to Manage Automated IT Processes

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IT is often an area initially overlooked by managers in a company when implementing Six Sigma. This is a costly mistake, as Six Sigma has proven to be highly effective in managing automated IT processes across most, if not all, domains of the business.

Six Sigma Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Explained For the Business Executive

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Six Sigma Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a method used by professionals trained and certified in the six sigma process who are looking to help a corporation improve its overall functionality and productivity. The goal of a Six Sigma professional is to work with company executives to improve quality in areas that may be struggling. The problems could stem from such areas as customer service, job satisfaction on the part of employees, production rates, or utilizing modern technology.

How Data Warehousing Can Benefit from Six Sigma

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The Six Sigma Process is all about statistics and data.  That makes it a perfect fit for the data warehousing industry in more ways than one!

Six Sigma Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

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Many businesses nowadays are realizing the importance of having a well set up system which enables proper flow of information across all areas in the firm. This aspect has a lot of benefits, including improved efficiency, more transparency, less flaws and defects, improved quality, and ultimately better results. This will have a direct effect on profits, which are bound to increase. One such tool which is used to achieve this is the Six Sigma Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Let us discuss what it is all about, while outlining its importance.

Solving Common KPO Issues Using Six Sigma

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Issues often arise in KPO as they do in every industry, especially those with a focus on service and rooted deeply in optimal customer-service. Software development is a common business practice for KPO, and this can make for a very slow and reactionary environment filled with waste and errors.

Ensuring KPO Satisfaction Using Six Sigma

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Knowledge Process Outsourcing, better known as KPO, relies heavily on a quality product. The foundation of most KPO is customer satisfaction, and that always needs to being with quality. This emphasis on optimal quality in both service and deliverables means that having zero-defect software is key.

Applying Six Sigma to Software Design

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Those applying Six Sigma to software design must proceed with caution.  Changing the process in which it is designed can affect the fundamental design and completely destroy a product of this type altogether.

Six Sigma and its use in Software Development

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Six Sigma and its use in Software Development is often referred to as Software Six Sigma. This is a strategy used to improve, accelerate and sustain the process of making programs.