Faced with stiffening competition, increasingly demanding customers, high labor costs, and, in some markets, slowing growth, service businesses around the world are trying to boost their productivity. Although manufacturing businesses can raise productivity levels by monitoring and reducing waste and…
NRMC CMIO began development of a strategic plan in October 2013.
The Cox-Box: Normal Distribution
Recently I toured the Ellis Island Casino and Brewery in Las Vegas. Our guide stated that their customers loved "cold" beer. Like most of you I immediately thought of Six Sigma critical-to-quality (CTQ) trees.
The Lean Six Sigma (LSS) tool 6S has long been used by LSS practitioners as a tool for organizing work spaces from shop floors to operating rooms. This tool can also have tremendous value in organizing an area where many workers spend the majority of their work time – the electronic workspace.
This is a tale of two divergent philosophies.
The Cox-Box: Deflate Gate
Follow this simple maxim – “The best for all concerned” – and you will be the best in everything you do.
Have you been paying attention to your iSixSigma User Profile rankings? We've had a couple of community members jump levels in the past month.
LinkedIn, the largest and most popular business-oriented social networking service, announced over the weekend their top 25 "hottest skills" of 2014. It's of little surprise that "Statistical Analysis and Data Mining" was listed as the top skill of those individuals in highest demand.
There are seven things that process improvement can learn from soccer.
Benchmarking is not optional if you wish to become best in class.