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Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

Measurement Systems Analysis is designed to improve the process when the apparent variation is caused by variations in the measuring system.  Measurement systems are subject to variation and error. The

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Six Sigma Statistics

Six Sigma is a data-driven approach to process improvement that aims to minimize defects and variations, ultimately leading to enhanced product quality and efficiency. At the heart of Six Sigma

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Can you Six Sigma certify yourself?

The idea of self-certification comes up occasionally so I thought we’d discuss the idea of self-certification, and if it’s a real option. What we’re really taking about when we talk

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DFSS Deployment Strategy

Design for Six Sigma uses a product development process which is similar to a map of the expectations of what will happen with a product throughout its life cycle. The

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Kaizen Events

Kaizen Events are relatively simple in format and can be used to make significant improvements when continually applied within your organization.  Each of the major components has subcomponents and parts.

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Lean Analysis Tools

Critical Path Analysis Within every workflow or production path, there are core elements that are essential to its success. These elements are critical.  When you look at the current state

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What is Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) uses the Six Sigma methodology to develop new products, services, or processes.Six Sigma and Lean typically focus on improvement of existing products, services, or processes.

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Process Capability

Process Capability This article will explore process capability and how to calculate Cp and Cpk, two essential metrics used in Six Sigma methodologies. What is Process Capability? Process capability is

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What is Kaizen?

Kaizen is a Japanese word which means Change for the Good. In short, it is a term used today for Continuous Improvement. The meaning was initially used as a Japanese

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