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Lean Six Sigma Training Rollout Kit: Everything You Need To Successfully Launch Process Improvement Training

By GoLeanSixSigma.com   |   September 15, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Have you decided to bring continuous improvement training into your organization? For over 25 years, we’ve helped organizations from every industry achieve their goals using Lean Six Sigma. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the components of our Lean Six Sigma Rollout Kit. We’ll share our expertise with you and provide the strategy, timeline and tools to help you plan your own successful continuous improvement effort. The best way to bring Lean Six Sigma… (Read More)

How To Successfully Rollout Lean Six Sigma Training Yourself

By Elisabeth Swan   |   September 7, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Process Improvement training is powerful and important. It’s one of the best ways to for organizations to work toward delighting customers, and it’s a fast track to bringing the vision, mission and strategic goals to fruition. There’s no doubt about the value, but, since there are many ways to train people in process improvement, it brings up a lot of questions like: “What’s the right way?” “What should I be thinking about when planning to… (Read More)

How To Use A SIPOC To Ensure Projects Are Scoped To Your Intended Customers

By Craig Tickel   |   September 1, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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The Lean Six Sigma toolset makes use of a variety of process maps. Each of these diagrams aids in understanding the flow and making it clear how the process works. Although detailed mapping is key to good process improvement, I would venture that properly constructing a high-level map first, can be even more instrumental. Meet the SIPOC Most models include the SIPOC diagram in the Define Phase of DMAIC projects. SIPOC stands for: Suppliers Inputs… (Read More)

The 3 Stages Of Project Selection Maturity And How They Help You Achieve Project Success

By Tracy O'Rourke   |   August 25, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
3 Stages Of Project Selection Maturity

When organizations launch process improvement programs, there is often a progression individuals work through as they brainstorm project ideas. This progression is what I observe as “project selection maturity” and it’s helpful to understand how it works. Project selection maturity naturally improves with experience. As individuals practice selecting projects, their ability to discern and pick projects with the best prospects for overall success increases. Although not every individual goes through each phase, there are three… (Read More)

An Interview With Tracy O’Rourke On Service Chain Management And Business Development

By Tracy O'Rourke   |   August 24, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
An Interview With Tracy O'Rouke On Service Chain Managment

Mirka Strano is a dynamic professional with extensive health insurance industry knowledge. In this interview, Mirka shares the insights of Tracy O’Rourke, Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com on Lean Six Sigma applied to International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI), Service Chain Management and Business Development. 1. IPMI (International Private Medical Insurance) is often characterized by a long “service chain” which includes, for example, brokers/intermediaries, the insurers, third party administrators for processing insurance claims or managing the hospital… (Read More)

How To Apply 5S: The Frightening Fridge At Work

By John Karlin   |   August 11, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Workplace refrigerators around the world are a necessary evil. Employees need facilities for their meals, but no one seems to clean up after themselves when they’re done and no is one assigned to maintain the shared space so it’s no surprise they’re such a universal source of irritation. After one Registered Nurse (RN), from an Intensive Care Unit, was brutally attacked by imitation bacon bits upon opening a fridge door, I decided to take action…. (Read More)

10+ Things Everyone Needs To Know Before Getting a Green Belt

10+ Things Everyone Needs To Know Before Getting A Green Belt

Are you deciding whether or not to get your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt? How about which training and certification provider to select? Here’s a list of important things you should know before making the investment in time, money and your future. The Top 10 Things You Need To Know Green Belt Training & Certification helps build problem-solving muscles – and problems are one thing organizations will never run out of! Green Belt Certification is… (Read More)

How To Win the Confidence Game

By Bill Eureka   |   July 21, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Facts and data are the hallmark of good problem solving – but all too often we don’t have enough data or the right kind of data to make good decisions. In Lean Six Sigma we frequently call upon statistical methods, where we know that having an adequate sample size is important. Simplifying Statistical Jargon Statistics come with their own rules, vocabulary and seemingly an entire new alphabet. We’ll break down and put into plain terms… (Read More)

How To Apply 5S: Makeup Storage

By Jurija Metovic   |   July 14, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Organizing makeup is art. At least, that’s the way I see it when I walk into brightly lit, seemingly sterile Sephoras across the US and also into the beauty section of the Ala Moana Shopping Center’s new Nordstrom. My makeup drawers and bags? Not so artsy, or sterile. Staying on top of cosmetic clutter will help save you time in the morning and whenever you’re preparing to go out somewhere nice. Keeping up with makeup… (Read More)

10 Most Popular Lean Six Sigma Presentations For Beginners

10 Most Popular Lean Six Sigma Presentations For Beginners - GoLeanSixSigma.com

When applied properly, Lean Six Sigma can help anyone solve problems and improve processes. It’s used by organizations large and and small in every industry. Here are our 10 most popular Lean Six Sigma presentations for beginners. For more simple, easy to understand, high quality presentations, please visit us on Slideshare. DMAIC – The 5 Phases of Lean Six Sigma The Basics of Lean Six Sigma SIPOC – A High Level View Of A Process… (Read More)

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