Lean Six Sigma

Our articles that examine and consider lean methodology and lean six sigma. What it means, how it is used, and the impact of training and certification.

Understanding The Value Of the Lean Process In A Business' Success

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Any entrepreneur or manager wishes to lead the organization in the most efficient and profitable way possible. A main way to do this is to reduce waste during the production process. There are various theories and concepts which claim to help in achieving this goal. One of these is the lean process. Let us outline what this term actually defines.

Explaining The Seven Types Of Lean Waste

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The principles of Lean waste explain that every activity, in every business, started by people can generate more or less waste. It exists in all domains and it can be seen in various ways. Many forms of waste are obvious, but others are not easy to see without especially looking for them. It may be hard to identify it sometimes. In Japanese, waste is categorized into three different words; Muda (unproductive), Mura (inconsistent) and Muri (unreasonable).

Advantages Of Lean Six Sigma: Manufacturing

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Lean Six Sigma is a business management system that helps curb unnecessary expenses. It requires the use of certain tools which are designed to lessen any kind of inefficiency in materials and data that is part of a manufacturing process from the initial to the final stages.

Reduce Business Costs by Finding Lean Six Sigma Waste

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Managing good customer relationships is the key to success in any business. Anything that tries to disrupt this relationship should be eliminated immediately. Lean six sigma wastes are things that businesses use that consume resources and yet produce no value. Lean methods have proven to be very beneficial to businesses since they were introduced. The methodology aims at eliminating wastes resulting in reduction of costs.

Lean Six Sigma for Distribution Logistics

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In some ways, it’s a dream come true for a logistics company focusing on distribution to experience a rapid increase in order volumes.  However applying this is to the balance sheet for a company can prove a logistical nightmare.  Trying to manage the distribution of the added volume can be very stressful for everyone involved.

Lean Processes: Identifying Muda

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Within the Lean Philosophy, muda is the Japanese term for waste.  It is in your best interest to find your muda and eliminate it!

What is a Lean Six Sigma Online Course?

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A Lean Six Sigma online course will differ slightly from other Six Sigma instruction because of its emphasis on speed. This is what is meant by adding “lean” to Six Sigma.

Lean Six Sigma Tools Used In The Define Measure Phases

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Lean Six Sigma tools are used in the define phase and the measure phase of the lean six sigma process. In the define phase, business implications are estimated and customer requirements evaluated. The define phase is also concerned with identifying all stakeholders who are involved in a business. The measure phase provides data on outputs and inputs. In measure phase, the current state of a particular process is quantified, gaps to be filled are identified, and the capability of the process is analyzed.

Lean Six Sigma Training Explained

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Also called the “Lean Method” or “Lean Speed”,  Lean Six Sigma is a process of utilizing a specific series of tools.  These tools were created to reduce any type of inefficiency correlated with the impediment of materials and data incorporated within a process from its establishment to its final result.

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.

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