What is ‘Quick Wins’ in Six Sigma?

Quick Wins are the actions/projects that require minimum efforts and would offer a reasonable benefit in a Six Sigma Project. Six Sigma Framework Six sigma is an investigative problem-solving methodology. It provides a proven framework and sets of tools and techniques to help us solve problems.We call this framework the DMAIC method, depicting five steps of problem-solving. They are Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control. Six sigma also prescribes tools and techniques for application in each phase.It also helps us...

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Six Sigma Pizza – Pie 27

Six Sigma Pizza - Pie 27

So far... We have started analysing the causes of the inferior performance of Ben's Pizza outlet in our story. We translated the business pain - customers don't like the pizzas' into multiple Six Sigma projects. 'Temperature of pizza at the time of service' is one such project. In the earlier chapter, we covered the use of FMEA for listing out all potential causes. We will see the application of Fishbone analysis in this chapter. Now Ben, Anand, and I had...

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Statistical Data Analysis

ONLINE CERTIFICATION TRAINING Learn from the Experts! Minitab Batch: July 31 & Aug 1 - 6 pm to 9.30 pm Excel Batch: Aug 1 & 2 - 9.30 am 1.00 pm Basics of Data Analysis This program covers the basics of Data Analysis. Don't worry about your current proficiency. Green Belt Tools It will help you perform all the statistical analysis required for a Six Sigma Green Belt Project. Minitab / Excel Choose between Minitab or MS Excel -  Two...

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Six Sigma Pizza – Pie 9

Six Sigma Pizza - Pie 9

So far... In the journey of understanding the modus operandi of Six Sigma in business, we are discussing an imaginary company, the Homeparty Pizzas, run by my imaginary friend Ben. We discussed the problems of business - top line & bottom line problems, prioritisation of problem areas using Kano Model, application of #Pareto charts for problem analysis and scoping of projects using Project Charter. We discussed the components of project charter viz., objectives, business case and problem statement. Now.. We...

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Six Sigma Pizza – Pie 10

Six Sigma Pizza - Pie 10

So far... In the story of my imaginary friend Ben and his pizza outlet, we started applying Six Sigma methodology aimed at solving his problem of dwindling customer base and eroding margins. In our problem-solving journey, we understood little about making delicious pizzas but discussed the Define Phase, in depth. We covered the project selection - different routes of top line and bottom line problems, prioritising the customer requirements with affinity analysis and Kano model in case of top line...

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Lean BPR

CSense : Lean BPR - Go Beyond VSM

Lean BPR Workshop Lean BPR Workshop is designed to cater the needs of Leaders, Managers and Decision Makers of Service Sector companies. This creative methodology enables participants to think beyond current constraints and encourages innovation and disruption among the organisation. What is BPR? Business Process Reengineering is the radical redesign of core processes to achieve dramatic improvements in productivity and associated cost of the process. Lean BPR is the methodology, CSense adapts to compensate shortcomings of the traditional approach of...

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