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Six Sigma Pittsburgh: A Flexible and Focused Training Event

With Six Sigma methodology starting to play an integral role in organizations, training for a Six Sigma professional has never been more crucial. Improving your skills is not only about mastering knowledge related to your specific field, but it’s also about improving interpersonal relationships and communication. Quality training is crucial to the growth and development of any […]

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Six Sigma RCA Training

Six Sigma Gets To The Root Of The Problem With RCA

Organizations and leaders are great problem solvers. We see a problem and we fix it! Well, sometimes we do, but most of the time, we address the surface issues, stick a band-aid on it and pronounce it resolved. Within a short amount of time, the original problem resurfaces, causing a great deal of grief, just […]

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Six Sigma Tools: How Is The Fishing?

There is nothing so steeped in the American culture as fishing. Images of boys and their cane poles. Dads and sons spending a lazy afternoon by the river, talking about fish, nature and life. It’s a right of passage for most. For some it’s a relaxing hobby. Others, it is a focused and detailed sport, […]

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6Sigma.us Presents Comprehensive DFSS Training

Let’s Define DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) What is DFSS and how does it apply to the practice of Six Sigma? Simply put, DFSS is a tool available to the Six Sigma practitioner to develop products, services and products. Unlike DMAIC, which improves existing products or services, DFSS is specifically designed with the customer in […]

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Lean Healthcare: Spend Some Time with an Expert

Across the broad practice of Lean, Six Sigma and Quality, there are many experts. All have various levels of knowledge and experience that create a certain value in their practice. Some of the leading experts have truly exemplified themselves in the practice. Years of education, hard work and diligent devotion to mastery of their craft […]

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Upcoming Six Sigma Training: Anaheim/Los Angeles

2016 is here and training is in full swing at 6Sigma.us. We spent the last part of 2015 planning dynamic training agendas, with a global reach! With that in mind, we would like to invite you to join us in sunny Southern California for a comprehensive Six Sigma training event. During this event, we will […]

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Six Sigma Black Belt Training

Six Sigma Black Belt: Do You Have What It Takes?

Do you have what it takes? That question is so broad, an accurate answer is hard to come by. However, no matter what your industry of choice, having what it takes to be successful is crucial to career progression. Six Sigma core qualities for success encompass the basics of business and leadership, but also include […]

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JumpStart your 2016 - Six Sigma

Happy Holidays from 6Sigma.us!

It has been a great 2015 for us at 6Sigma.us. We have trained and worked with a slew of new certified Six Sigma belts, and know that great change and improvement will occur across many organizations and companies for the new year! We hope that 2015 has been a great year for you as well. If you’re […]

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Santa Implements Lean Six Sigma

After struggling the past few years at Northpole Inc., Santa turned to 6Sigma.us for help in resolving some challenging issues in his business. The past three seasons at Northpole Inc., were lackluster, to say the least. The business was plagued with production and quality issues, affecting the performance and customer expectations of the company. To try […]

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Understanding DMAIC Within Six Sigma

As we head into 2016 and into another full training schedule, we receive many inquiries about various aspects of Six Sigma before classes even get started! One question we often receive is about the DMAIC methodology. If you’re not familiar with DMAIC model, here’s a simple breakdown: D: Define the problem M: Measure process performance A: Analyze the […]

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Is It Six Sigma or Quality That You Want?

There once was a well-established hospital in a suburban community. Try, try, and try they did to reduce costs and improve quality. With each effort, they failed and the frustration grew. Executives, after exhausting all options, finally implemented a Six Sigma program. Leaders were excited for their community hospital, eagerly anticipating the potential windfall of […]

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Quality is a Mindset: Interview With Subir Chowdhury

Six Sigma professionals focus on quality to achieve their success. When that focus becomes a true ‘mindset’ then results become significant and long lasting. If you look at any sales organization, ‘mindset’ for success is required for any true sales professional. The Six Sigma professional must have that same vision and drive. We can either […]

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As Six Sigma Heals Healthcare, We Must Keep Patient Care in First Place

Six Sigma continues to inject health into the healthcare system. More than ever, hospitals are seeing the need to engage with a Six Sigma program. These programs are providing significant improvements in quality and reductions in operating costs. Of course, the best results from a healthcare perspective have been improvements in patient satisfaction. The problem […]

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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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Propelling Your Career Forward with Six Sigma

Growing and managing your corporate career takes dedication and attention to detail. If you’re looking to climb the corporate ladder, you also need to stay competitive and five steps ahead (at least!). While moving up within your department is how many people climb the corporate ladder, many professionals may decide to take their career in […]

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Six Sigma 2016: Excellence is an Art Won by Training

As we start towards a new year, preparation and training is the key to success! Waiting to seize the initiative on January 2nd is not what brings success. At 6Sigma.us, we are firmly committed to start preparing now for the upcoming year. Research shows that time and time again, successful people invest heavily in their […]

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The Basics of Business Process Management

The key to efficiency in any business or organization is its processes. By processes, we mean the steps and actions that must occur for a particular outcome to be achieved. When those processes go wrong, occur too slowly, or simply don’t work, the business or organization does not succeed. Just as processes are the heart […]

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Business Process Management 101: BPM Defined

Lean enterprise and business process improvement, business optimization, cost cutting TQM, quality, Six Sigma, business reengineering and other such-like initiatives, falls within the cadre of business process management. It forms the cradle, feeding ground and impetus for making sense of, improving and capitalizing on the intricacies, dynamic elements and events that occur in our planning, […]

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Optimizing BPM And Six Sigma or BPI

Business Process Management argues that management by common sense cannot be exemplified as management at all!! Analysis and objective study tends to bring balance to this equation, as well as our business practice and endeavor. Both BPM and Six Sigma deals with the dynamics of systematic, data-based experience and information, assisting us in our execution […]

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Business Process Management 101

Business corporations are now facing one of the most competitive eras ever. With globalization and technology, businesses need to identify various areas for improvement in order to stay relevant. Although increasing revenue and profits year on year are essential, rising costs and escalating customer demands have developed a need for corporations to improve internal processes, […]

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