Six Sigma – Deployment

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From a practical viewpoint, it is very essential to generate a master deployment plan as a road map throughout the Six Sigma implementation cycle. The master plan can be developed and divided into four phases: measure, analyze, improve, and control phases. The detailed steps for each phase are described as follows: Define Phase Measure Phase Analyze Phase Improve Phase Control …

Six Sigma – Metrics

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In modern day scenario, it is very important to track down the simple metrics, manipulate and improve numbers. The concept of Six Sigma and other methodologies not only measures site activity but also strive to understand the factors affecting the metrics. Six Sigma is referred as a business-driven, multi-faceted approach, which focuses primarily on process improvement, reduced costs, and increased …

Six Sigma – History

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The History of Six Sigma can be traced back to the time of Carl Frederick Gauss (1777-1855). He is said to have introduced the concept of the normal curve. Perhaps as a standard of measurement in product variation, Walter Shewhart in 1920’s showed that a process needed correction whenever it reached a point where three sigma were produced from the …

Six Sigma

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This section of the site is intended to be used a reference guide for the Six Sigma methodology. The material is organized into sections; each containing various aspects of the methodology. The information is indexed and searchable, hence it can be used as a tool during the various phases of any project by any team member to assist in Six …