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Case Study: Applying Resource Modeling to IT Problem

Case Study: Applying Resource Modeling to IT Problem

Using resource models to manage the utilization of human resources can lead to higher service levels, lower costs and other benefits. This case study within the field of information technology shows the mechanics of building such a model.

Planting the Seeds – The Concept Tree

Planting the Seeds – The Concept Tree

I suggested that we try a concept tree. This was not a tool that I had ever introduced in a meeting; frankly, it was something that I did not think my audience would buy.

Xerox Cuts Formal Lean Six Sigma Program

Xerox Cuts Formal Lean Six Sigma Program

As announced in the Democrat & Chronicle today, Xerox is cutting its formal Lean Six Sigma program ("Xerox cutting back on Lean Six Sigma program, jobs").

Keep It Super Simple: Five Steps of KISS

Keep It Super Simple: Five Steps of KISS

Complex topics can be fully understood by everyone when practitioners adhere to the principle of "keep it super simple," or KISS.

Case Study: Using DFSS and DOE to Increase Product Reliability

Case Study: Using DFSS and DOE to Increase Product Reliability

A medical devices company launched a substrate development effort using DFSS and DOE to predict the stress caused by the laser welding process and ensure product reliability.

Strategies for Better Facilitation and Team Problem Solving

Strategies for Better Facilitation and Team Problem Solving

How many times has it felt like there are great team dynamics in the conference room but when it comes time to execute change, no one acts? Learn strategies for greater team engagement as well as common pitfalls to avoid.

How to Win Support for Continuous Improvement Programs and Projects

How to Win Support for Continuous Improvement Programs and Projects

Gaining support to implement and sustain a continuous improvement program is an oft-voiced concern of Lean Six Sigma practitioners. Learn three keys for successfully gaining buy-in.

Congratulations iSixSigma Movers and Shakers!

Congratulations iSixSigma Movers and Shakers!

Have you been paying attention to your iSixSigma User Profile rankings? We've had a couple of community members jump levels in the past month.

DMAIC Case Study: Accuracy of System-generated Service Routes

DMAIC Case Study: Accuracy of System-generated Service Routes

In this case study, a leading environmental services company used DMAIC to improve the accuracy of system-generated transportation routes for efficiently reaching its geographically dispersed customers.

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