6 Sigma and DMAIC – The Control Phase

The Control Phase   The last stage in the DMAIC process is Control. The Control activity helps ensure your project improvements are kept on track by following the key performance measures. In a controlled system, there are goals setup to understand current position...

6 Sigma and DMAIC – The Improve Phase

6 Sigma and DMAIC – The Improve Phase is made easy by the great work done in the previous phases especially analyze. Once you have an idea of the relationship between cause and effect this phase becomes pretty much about identifying what the appropriate countermeasure...

6 Sigma and DMAIC – The Analyze Phase

6 Sigma and DMAIC – The Analyze Phase –  the analysis approach you pursue really relates to the problem you are trying to solve and  data types  available, from my experience its more operational performance issues and causes for rejects etc that i get involved...

6 Sigma & DMAIC – The Measure Phase

In this article the Measure Phase of the DMAIC process will be explored and tools used shown after first refreshing on what 6 Sigma is about. 6 Sigma Explained A defect is any incident or event which fails to meet the customers expectations. Standard deviation is the...

6 Sigma & DMAIC – The Define Phase

The Define Phase 6 Sigma was first used at Motorola as a client of the Juran Institute, which had been founded in 1979. The 6 Sigma concept can be traced back to Juran’s 1964 book Managerial Breakthrough. He referred to ‘breakthrough improvement’ and contrasted it...

6 Sigma and DMAIC

6 Sigma and DMAIC   Six Sigma builds upon many of the successful elements of previous quality improvement methodologies provided by people like Frederick Taylor, William Edward Deming, Walter Shewhart and  Dr. Joseph Moses Juran . Compared to other quality management...