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Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Do you ever walk into a store and know at a glance where to find what you need? Do you notice that seemingly long lines can often move really quickly? Do you find yourself wondering why things don't go horribly wrong more often? Lean Six Sigma is at work! Mistake-proofing,…

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Bill Smith: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Bill Smith: Grand-Daddy of Quality

Who put the “Six” in Six Sigma? Who’s the man behind the first Malcolm Baldrige Award and how did he get so good at betting on race horses? This year would have marked Bill Smith’s 88th birthday. Mr. Smith is credited with coining the term “Six Sigma” and developing the…

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New: Single Modules To Quickly Skill-Up!

New: Single Modules to Quickly Skill-Up!

Good things come in small packages - that's why we created Single Modules for you! When you don't have the time or the need for the entire Green Belt Training, these "one-topic" training modules provide simple, compact alternatives that average about 1 hour. Skill-up and register for a few today!…

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Henry Ford: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Henry Ford: Grand-Daddy of Quality

Did you know that the secret behind “any color as long as it’s black” was that Henry Ford figured out black paint dried faster? Did you know that Kingsford Charcoal originated from when Ford burned the pallets transporting his raw materials? Did you know he identified 2 of the eventual…

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Bahama Bistro Bitstrip: Six Sigma In The Sky

Bahama Bistro Bitstrip: Six Sigma in the Sky

Customer: "I'm not sure I understand Six Sigma as a goal." Cashier: "I know... Consider it as close to perfection as you can get!" Customer: "So, what's Six Sigma for the airline industry?" Cashier: "Since their top priority is safety, think of Six Sigma as equal number of take-offs and…

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Vilfredo Pareto: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Vilfredo Pareto: Grand-Daddy of Quality

What’s the secret Quality connection between Italy and Japan? The Pareto Chart! Signore Pareto provided the visual for his 80/20 rule and Dr. Ishikawa included it in his 7 Basic Quality Tools. Voila! (that’s French) An international pairing was born to help pave the problem solving path. Vilfredo Pareto was…

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Monthly Free Yellow Belt Contest

Monthly Free Yellow Belt Contest

Every month, you’ll have a chance to win your Yellow Belt Certification ($99 value) for free! How? Enter each month’s contest by following the simple instructions on this post. Come back monthly to enter the contest or view who has won. Good luck, Go-Getters! July 2017 Contest – Closed Share our…

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Kaoru Ishikawa: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Kaoru Ishikawa: Grand-Daddy of Quality

Fishbone + Ishikawa = Fishikawa! We know him best for this essential root cause tool, but did you know Dr. Ishikawa developed the first Kaizens, aka Rapid Improvement Events? And where would we be without his 7 Basic Quality Tools? Check out this Fishbone Webinar created in his honor and…

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