How to mistake proof your process or services? Poke Yoke

Poke Yoke, is a concept of making sure there are no mistakes in process/services. Poke Yoke, is often known as “mistake proof”. Let me start here with very simple example: In kitchen, there are two tab for water. One is for hot and other is for cold. If nothing is mark or mention on them, Read more about How to mistake proof your process or services? Poke Yoke[…]

Difference between Lean and Six Sigma

Difference between Lean and Six Sigma

Six Sigma Benefit  Eliminate Variability & Improve Quality •Data Collection/Measure Analysis •DMAIC Project Flowchart •Tie Project to Business Metrics Lean Benefit  Identify & Eliminate Process Waste •Improve Process Flow and Efficiency •Develop low cost, simple, agile processes Comparison of Six Sigma and Lean Improvement Six Sigma : Reduce variation / Lean : Reduce Waste Justification Six Sigma Read more about Difference between Lean and Six Sigma[…]

Case Study: Aluminum on a hot rolling mill ( Multi-Vari Study )

Case Study: Aluminum on a hot rolling mill ( Multi-Vari Study )

Welcome to Six Lean Sigma Blog, today we are going to discuss a very interesting case study about Hot Rolling Mill. Rolling mill, are machines, which roll aluminum utilizing combination of force and temperature. In this classic example, i will describe scope of Six Sigma ( Mult- Vari Study). First of all what is Multi-Vari Read more about Case Study: Aluminum on a hot rolling mill ( Multi-Vari Study )[…]

Case study Lean Six Sigma: Digital Six Sigma initiative at Motorola

Case study Lean Six Sigma: Digital Six Sigma initiative at Motorola

I will start this case study with a quote by Kofi Annan ”  Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” Same saying is applicable to this case study of Digital Six Sigma. Setting up digital website and quality content is one of the way, where Read more about Case study Lean Six Sigma: Digital Six Sigma initiative at Motorola[…]

Introduction to Case Study on WebPage

Introduction to Case Study on WebPage

Case Study is a particular instance of something used or analyzed in order to illustrate a thesis or principle. We will also list, summary from case studies which will guide you “How Lean Six Sigma is implemented in real World”. Stay tuned for exclusively case study page at: Case Study & Jobs Also, we had added, Read more about Introduction to Case Study on WebPage[…]

What is Kaizen?

What is Kaizen?

Kaizen, is a topic under Lean. It is usually referred to as incremental improvement but on a continuous basis and involving everyone. Kaizen is Japanese for continuous improvement . Kai means Change Zen means Good or For the Better The Kaizen strategy involves: Kaizen management. Management maintains and improves operating standards. Process versus results: Improvement Read more about What is Kaizen?[…]

What is Lean?

What is Lean?

Lean can be defined as elimination of waste. In manufacturing term, it can be list as below: Eliminate waste in the process. Process can be anything. Full based production system. One piece flow. Value stream mapping. Set up time reduction. Flexible Work cells. Waste can be: Overproduction Waiting Unnecessary transport Over processing Excessive inventory Unnecessary Read more about What is Lean?[…]

Why Six Sigma works? 8 Point

Why Six Sigma works? 8 Point

Very simple, 8 point answer: Bottom line results. Senior management is involved. A disciplined approach is used (DMAIC)*. Short project completion time. Clearly defined measures of success. Infrastructure of trained individuals (black belts, green belts). Customers and processes are the focus. A sound statistical approach is used. By the way, Six Sigma activity is featured Read more about Why Six Sigma works? 8 Point[…]

Fundamentals of Six Sigma

Fundamentals of Six Sigma

AIM Develop conceptual understanding of important aspects of six sigma Develop basic skills in statistical data analysis Develop basic skills in problem definition and analysis by using six sigma tools Covers the body of knowledge for certified six sigma black belt Master the basic skills and knowledge base for green belts Field of Knowledge Six Read more about Fundamentals of Six Sigma[…]

Why 6 Sigma quality is needed? Learn from example.

Why 6 Sigma quality is needed? Learn from example.

Suppose say you have a process and it is measured as 3.8-Sigma. Below are example from industry, how does it look like:  EMAIL INDUSTRY: 20,000 lost articles of mail per hour HEALTH INDUSTRY: Unsafe drinking water for almost 15 minutes each day MEDICAL INDUSTRY: 5,000 incorrect surgical operations per week AIRLINE INDUSTRY: Two short or Read more about Why 6 Sigma quality is needed? Learn from example.[…]