Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of June 3rd – 9th.
What India startups can learn from Dabbawalas (June 6, 2013)
Mumbai Dabbawala Association shows what India startups can learn from Lean Six Sigma. The association ensures on-time delivery of home-cooked food to offices and residences in India.
A Technique to Bridge the Gap Between Marketing and IT (June 6, 2013)
ING’s IT department is moving from a traditional development methodology to small and fast system changes–also known as “Agile Scrum”. “We’ve moved from a project orientation to continuous delivery, applying Lean Six Sigma.”
Bacon mania lifts Coshocton producer (June 5, 2013)
Kraft’s Coshocton, Ohio facility makes a majority of its bacon product. In the past few years, they’ve employed a Lean Six Sigma program to eliminate waste and improve yield. The plant improved line efficiency by 8 percent and reduced packaging waste by 15%.
Six Sigma: 8 Types of ‘Waste’ in Customer Service (June 5, 2013)
Online community Business 2 Community uses Go Lean Six Sigma’s popular 8 Wastes infographic to discuss the eight forms of “muda”, which is Japanese for waste, and how they relate to the customer service chain.