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SMART Goals

SMART Goals is based on the acronym that stands Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timebound. Following this acronym is a great way to construct clearly-defined goals that matter to an organization. Expanding on each element: Specific: "Reduce lead time in minutes" as opposed to "Improve productivity" Measurable: "Reduce lead time…

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Get Ready for UC San Diego’s Process Palooza 2020!

UC San Diego’s annual continuous improvement conference and competition, Process Palooza, will be held for its 3rd year on March 25, 2020. This high-energy, day-long conference celebrates a commitment to business excellence, operational efficiency and continuous improvement. We expect about 1,000 staff to attend this year! It’s quite unique—it’s a…

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Webinar: DMAIC: Common Challenges & How to Overcome Them

[Go-Getter Membership Exclusive Webinar] Did you hit a few DMAIC challenges on your first test-drive? Did the journey sound easier than it turned out to be? We learn best from our mistakes, but sometimes it helps to get a little roadside assistance. Join us for an hour-long reflection on what can go wrong and how…

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Obstacle Parking Lot

The Obstacle Parking Lot is a list created by Continuous Improvement practitioners to capture unresolved issues, sources of variation, and other problems that prevent a specific process from operating as well as it should. This list is used as a reference tool for coaches who are working with problem solvers…

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True North

True North is a term that originated recently with Toyota and refers to the ideal or "goal state"—where a company is headed. The idea is for the company to follow the path to its "True North"—achieving its vision and mission—like a hiker would follow a compass needle. By embracing Continuous…

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Webinar: How to Deploy Lean Six Sigma in Your Organization

[Go-Getter Membership Exclusive Webinar] Are your Lean Six Sigma efforts stale? Is your organization finally pulling the trigger on Continuous Improvement implementation? Learn how to jumpstart your Lean Six Sigma efforts and get your organization on the right foot by joining our 1-hour Leadership webinar on deploying Continuous Improvement with Lean Six Sigma! Webinar Level…

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Toyota’s 8 Steps for Practical Problem Solving

Toyota's 8 Steps for Practical Problem Solving are rooted in Walter Shewhart's (and Dr. Deming's) PDCA Cycle (Plan Do Check Act). Toyota expanded on "Plan" with Steps 1-5 whereas "Do-Check-Act" correspond with Steps 6, 7 and 8. Both systems are based on the Scientific Method and help support a culture…

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Webinar: How to Harness the Power of Visual Management - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Webinar: How to Harness the Power of Visual Management

 Want to know the best-kept secret in the Continuous Improvement world? The smallest addition of Visual Management often results in the biggest impact on a process. Visual Management changes the landscape of a workplace for the better, and it often serves as the most noticeable legacy of process improvement.…

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GoLeanSixSigma.com Announces Partnership With Facebook

GoLeanSixSigma.com is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Facebook! We are excited to offer all Facebook employees substantial discounts on all of our Training & Certification courses. The multinational social media company joins a long list of companies from a broad spectrum of industries who have trusted us in…

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