FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
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Thoughts on Hiring Outside Continuous Improvement Consultants

Thoughts on Hiring Outside Continuous Improvement Consultants

The “expert” I want to talk about today is the "instant" consultant; those people and firms that self-proclaim themselves to be continuous improvement experts through publication, education or association.

Resource Page: 5S

Resource Page: 5S

Standardized work is a basic tenet of process improvement, and 5S can be the foundation on which to achieve that goal. iSixSigma has gathered its best resources on the topic here.

Resource Page: Takt Time

Resource Page: Takt Time

Takt time helps a company match production with customer demand. iSixSigma has gathered its best resources on the topic here.

Resource Page: Change Management

Resource Page: Change Management

A successful change management strategy can be the most important aspect of a Lean Six Sigma initiative. iSixSigma has gathered its best resources on the topic here.

Research: 11th Annual iSixSigma Global Salary Survey Highlights

Research: 11th Annual iSixSigma Global Salary Survey Highlights

How has Six Sigma compensation changed over the last year? Find out in the 11th Annual iSixSigma Global Salary Survey.

A Comparison of Measurement System Analysis Metrics: Part 2 of 2

A Comparison of Measurement System Analysis Metrics: Part 2 of 2

The precision of a measurement system is commonly assessed using a gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) study. Part 1 of this article discussed metrics used in measurement system analysis. Here, Part 2 compares commonly used GR&R metrics with probabilities of misclassification.

A Comparison of Measurement System Analysis Metrics: Part 1 of 2

A Comparison of Measurement System Analysis Metrics: Part 1 of 2

The precision of a measurement system is commonly assessed using a gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) study. In Part 1, this article describes available GR&R metrics. Next week, Part 2 covers their applicability to two broad cases of comparative study.

Research: Six Sigma Certification

Research: Six Sigma Certification

In this research study, iSixSigma looks at Six Sigma certification – who is being certified, what was required in order to be certified, why people choose to be certified and much more.

Manage Control Limits When Implementing Statistical Process Control

Manage Control Limits When Implementing Statistical Process Control

Learn how best to introduce statistical process control in an existing production environment where not all processes are in control and fully capable.

Case Study: Increasing Machinery Throughput Without More Machines

Case Study: Increasing Machinery Throughput Without More Machines

Too often manufacturing operations are quick to look at a technological solution or other capital investment to solve a problem, when an investment in human capital can make quick gains for less money.

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