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Total Quality Management (TQM)

TQM is an integrative management philosophy for the continuous improvement of product and process quality: Total – Quality Management involves everyone and all tasks and activities of a company. Quality – Degree

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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

Throughout a Six Sigma project, it is evident that there is a large amount of reliance upon statistical analysis.  In the very early stages, we stated that its use of

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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 Studies are used to determine whether a process is capable of consistently achieving the specifications. This design process has three stages: System design, which uses scientific and engineering

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Robot Automation

https://www.msicertified.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/20170102_105700_887.mp4 We talk a lot about automation here at MSI and how it may replace more jobs in the future.  Being in an academic setting, we don’t always see it

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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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