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Ways To Listen Loud and Clear With Your Customers

There is an unsaid understanding that we (ourselves) are the world’s best most loyal customers unless we are given a reason otherwise. So it is with that mindset that you think about this infographic as you view it.  In recent events, many small and large businesses have been put to the test. The COVID epidemic […]

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Evolution of Six Sigma: INFOGRAPHIC

When you view this timeline of the evolution of Six Sigma, you might call it the original process to create Six Sigma. This is what it took to arrive at the Six Sigma methodology and all its components. With each stop making an important contribution, if any of the contributions were skipped, the end result […]

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Lean Manufacturing

Learn to Incorporate the 5 Principles of Lean Manufacturing

With everything that is currently happening, going back to basics seems to be the trend. Whether you have a small, medium or large business, the principles of Lean manufacturing are an essential part of success. Some say it’s common sense, others call it genius either way it is essential and should be used by everyone […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: 5S Organizational Tool

Now that many of us are working from home, the Six Sigma 5S organizational tool will have a new incarnation as a must-have home office tool. Learning how to work remotely is just as important as being able to work in a company or corporate setting, so naturally the tools should be the same.  The […]

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Infographic: The DMAIC Roadmap

Have you ever had a process problem and can’t figure out what the root cause is, or for that matter, any problem on anything and you can’t figure out the root cause? With the DMAIC template and a few well chosen Six Sigma tools, you can be well on your way to perfection! Check out this […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Exploring DMAIC vs DMADV

Both DMAIC and DMADV Six Sigma methodologies are very popular, but each have a different reason for usage. If you already have a product or service and the day-to-day process that is correlated needs fixing, then DMAIC (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control) is your choice.  The DMADV methodology (Define-Measure-Analyze-Design-Verify) is used when you are designing an entirely new product […]

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7 Wastes of Lean

Infographic: Understanding the 7 Wastes of Lean

Every time you eliminate waste in the day-to-day process to manufacture your product, it increases your profit. It is that simple! The 7 wastes of Lean, listed below, are the main culprits. Transport: Moving products or materials from one location to another adds cost, doesn’t add value, and wastes time. Inventory: Unnecessary inventory of raw […]

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Six Sigma Implementation

INFOGRAPHIC: Important Benefits of Six Sigma Implementation

It’s not a secret that with the economy being the way it is, businesses can fold at a moment’s notice. The solution to this issue is to work smarter; working smarter means implementing Six Sigma. Six Sigma sets your priorities and makes sure you are working effectively and efficiently by eliminating waste. This will ultimately […]

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