Six Sigma Resources


Six Sigma Certification – A Career Starter

A Six Sigma certification is a verification of a person’s range of abilities with respect to successfully leading and supporting Six Sigma project teams.  It entails learning the appropriate skills, passing a written test, verifying your expertise, and displaying competency

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Understanding 6 Sigma

You may have noticed the increase of discussion and publication about a topic called 6 Sigma. However, what isn’t as obvious is what 6 Sigma actually is. First created by Motorola, 6 Sigma is an intensive, highly focused, and greatly

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Six Sigma Belts – What is the Difference?

Confused about the different Six Sigma Certification Belts, and the roles of each within a business environment? Although Six Sigma training is a popular term throughout the business world, not that many people know the difference between the Six Sigma

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FMEA for Use in IT Projects

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

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How to Ace Your First Job Interview

Professionalism is an attribute that is extremely valued in an interview when an individual applies for a job. Unfortunately interviewers are bombarded daily with people who do not have a resume, are dressed inappropriately, or cannot respond properly to questions.

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The Importance of Six Sigma Training

What is Six Sigma Training and why is it important? Most organizations that try to offer high quality products and services as well as reduce waste and increase efficiency use The Six Sigma methodology. But what is Six Sigma? The

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Why Is Six Sigma So Effective?

On the surface, it may seem that the effectiveness of Six Sigma is due to its reliance on scientific tools and techniques, but that is certainly not true – because in reality, Six Sigma is more about following time-tested business

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Originally developed by Bill Smith at Motorola in 1986, the Six Sigma Training program was created using some of the most innovative quality improvement methods from the preceding six decades. The term "Six Sigma" is derived from a field of statistics known as process capability. The term 6 Sigma refers to the ability of manufacturing processes to produce a very high proportion of output within specification. Processes that operate with "six sigma quality" over the short term are assumed to produce long-term defect levels below 3.4 defects per million opportunities. Six Sigma's goal is to improve overall processes to that level of quality or better.