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Memorial Day: We Honor All Who Contributed Enormously

In the spirit of Memorial Day weekend, we at 6sigma.us would like to deviate from our regular format and take time to honor those have passed on. Because of their efforts, our world is that much better. In the United States, Memorial Day is a holiday to honor all of those who died while serving […]

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Benefits of TPS

Benefits of Toyota Production System (TPS)

Toyota production system (TPS) is like a super charged Lean Six Sigma program. All the proven and intelligent methodologies of conventional TPS Six Sigma have been charged with immensely motivated team associates. TPS is the outcome of such powerful Lean Six Sigma team associates sigma, which leads to high performance culture and lets employees to […]

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LSS in the US Air Force - Towards a Lean Mean Air Force

Lean Six Sigma in the US Air Force – Towards a Lean Mean Air Force

Lean Six Sigma is a concept that is used to improve business processes by combining elements of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. The former focuses on speed while the latter emphasizes quality. When both are combined they produce quality at great speeds. As a business management tool, Six Sigma focuses on trying to identify mistakes […]

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Lean Six Sigma in the US Army - Toward Efficiency

Lean Six Sigma in the US Army – Toward Efficiency

Lean manufacturing combined with Six Sigma have been combined to form Lean Six Sigma. Both are basically techniques to improve business. The concept of Lean manufacturing comes from Toyota Production System while Six Sigma owes its origins to Motorola. Both concepts when combined, can transform organizations. Elimination of waste and reduction in the time cycles […]

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Vital Role of Lean Six Sigma In The US Navy

Vital Role of Lean Six Sigma In The US Navy

The definition of Lean Six Sigma changes according to the type of industry. In a business world, Lean refers to the procedures and changing practices to bring about effectiveness, whereas the word Sigma describes variability. The name Six Sigma comes from number of standard deviations, which statisticians use for describing amount of variance for hundred […]

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Importance of LSS in US Air Force

Importance of Lean Six Sigma In The US Air Force

The US Air Force considers Lean and Six Sigma as a self-motivated, interactive force rather than what people normally perceive as two opposing initiatives. Lean and Six Sigma, which are two primary business process and development strategies, serve as beneficial tools to any place of work, if used accurately with leadership support and dedication. These […]

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Big Role for Lean Six Sigma in the Army

Big Role for Lean Six Sigma in the Army

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a performance enhancing methodology synthesized from the marriage of two related approaches, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, which were both developed by the hugely successful Toyota Corporation during the half century following the second world war. Developed specifically for use in a manufacturing environment, both methods sought to cut costs, […]

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LSS - Volcano beneath the USAF

Lean Six Sigma – The Volcano beneath the US Air Force

The low steady rumble, of a volcano about to erupt is audible below the vast territory spanned by the US Air Force. A process improvement tool known as Lean Six Sigma has already exploded across the military and naval landscape and is about to render the US Air Force it’s next Pompeii. Developed from improvement […]

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Six Sigma Remembers - Memorial Day

Memorial Day: Our Remembrance & Honor

What Are Your Plans? Memorial Day. It’s a four day weekend! Time to hang out by the water with friends, light the BBQ grill and cook some meat. Whatever you like, it typically evokes thoughts of fun in the sun, travel, friends and welcoming in summer! Before heading out on that road trip or stocking […]

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Leadership: Do You Have What It Takes?

The Qualities We Seek Leadership. What is it and how do we get it? The concept is one of the most debatable subjects in business today. As individuals, we lean toward what we like. Your personality gravitates towards like personalities and that is where you find your comfort zone. Fact is, no one find success […]

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Six Sigma and the Marines: Excellence in Partnerships

A History of Excellence Since November of 1775, the Marines have forged a reputation as the premier fighting force in the United States and the world. The Marines proudly preserve their history and constantly strive to maintain a reputation of excellence. The Marines are global leaders, developing expeditionary doctrine and innovations that set the example, and […]

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US Army and Six Sigma

Army Warriors Wearing the Six Sigma Black Belt

The modern Army is known for being the most highly efficient, war-fighting machine in the 21st century. From the quality of soldiers to the advanced technology utilized in equipment, to the most effective tactical advantages, today’s Army warriors are king of the battlefield. With all of those advantages, the Army has been well known for […]

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Go Army! Earns 10 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards

Nothing could speak higher of a nation or a process like this achievement! Ten units of the US Army earned awards for excellence in Lean Six Sigma programs. The units were recognized for excellence in streamlining business operations and saving the service millions of dollars. You may ask yourself why the Army even needs Six […]

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