In the fast-paced world of automotive manufacturing, increasing productivity is an ongoing challenge. At Piston Automotive, one such challenge is increasing jobs completed per hour while minimizing barcode scan failures.

The martial art of Karate is a lifelong process. One that guides practitioners to overcome challenges, achieve goals, continually improve, and to do so with humility and courtesy within a supportive environment. Sound familiar? It should, because these are some of the same ambitions of the Lean Six Sigma process. With simple terminology and belt colors, you can understand each

DMAIC is the problem-solving approach that drives Lean Six Sigma. It’s a five-phase method—Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control—for improving existing process problems with unknown causes. DMAIC is based on the Scientific Method and it’s pronounced “duh-may-ik.” Originally published on August 24th, 2017, this article was updated and republished on January 11th, 2024. To build your understanding of the method,

From a quickly evolving power landscape to greater regulatory requirements, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and other electricity providers across the country are being pushed to do far more with far less.
Bolstered by their success (doubled their goal of a 20% reduction in lead time and completed the project in under 6 months), the team continued to identify and implement further improvements—the culture of problem-solving was palpable!
With municipal budgets under increasing pressure and few elected leaders willing to risk a tax increase, local governments must still ensure their citizens enjoy the highest possible level of service.
Read on to learn how’s training enabled a leading food processing equipment manufacturer to reduce its annual warranty costs by $240,000.
Over the past year, the IT department for the Town of Oro Valley, a growing community of 47,000 people located a few miles north of Tucson, Arizona, received internal customer complaints that new employees have not been set up with accurate systems access and hardware by their first day of employment.
Today’s public schools are expected to provide their students with a high-quality education, despite having fewer and fewer resources at their disposal. Successfully meeting this challenge means every school district must strive to reduce waste, streamline processes, and build a culture of problem solvers.
By using Lean Six Sigma, Kern County discovered that it required an average of 1.2 hours to resolve IT Help Desk requests with multiple handoffs between teams.

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