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Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools -

Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools

Traditionally, everyone in the process improvement world references the Seven Basic Quality Tools which were promoted by Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa back in the 1950s. Dr. Ishikawa was influenced by Dr. Deming, another quality great, and these are still a very good set of quality tools. But times have changed and…

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The 3 Stages of Project Selection Maturity and How They Help You Achieve Project Success

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…

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Lean Six Sigma Project Types -

5 Lean Six Sigma Project Types

It's important to know what kind of Lean Six Sigma project you're considering. These are 5 classic project types to help you decide. If you're looking to conduct a Green Belt or a Black Belt project, then you should be working on a Process Improvement Project. Quick Win Implementation of a…

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Webinar: How to Select the Right Improvement Project -

Webinar: How to Select the Right Improvement Project

Watch our 1-hour Introductory Webinar below and you'll learn how to select the right improvement project which will help you set yourself up for success. We covered best practices, challenges you may face and a walk-through of how to use a Project Selection Tool. Webinar Level Introductory Agenda Clarifying Organizational Strategy…

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6 Ways Waste Catalyzes Creativity -

6 Ways Waste Catalyzes Creativity

If no one is born a scientist, then where do good ideas come from? The metaphorical light-bulb goes off, but how? When? Sometimes it’s just about being in the right place at the right time. Other times, good ideas come from thinking about something for a really, really long time.…

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