The principal and founder of a performance improvement consulting firm, professes that businesses using Six Sigma are underperforming their peers in terms of stock price. Those claims prove the cliche, "There are lies, damn lies and statistics."
Many quality improvement methods talk about measuring and improving, but what specifically makes Six Sigma more valuable than the others and then, in this case, applicable to IT? Success with Six Sigma requires solid answers.
Executives who develop a working knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean, and Kaizen are much better prepared to build the right infrastructure and lead their organizations to both financial and human success.
If it didn't make sense financially, you wouldn't do it. Learn why linking Quality to financial results benefits everyone in the business.
Process improvements should be tied to financial results in order to sustain a business.
Is Six Sigma just a fad? Should we add Six Sigma to the list of growing management fads? Various people say yes, but those that truly understand and are comprehensively trained would argue otherwise. This article presents both sides of the story.
In this excerpt from the iSixSigma Discussion Forum, posters debate the differences between Lean and Six Sigma, and how the two can be used together.
In this excerpt from the iSixSigma Discussion Forum, posters compare and contrast Six Sigma and its predecessor, TQM.
Consultants are earning seven figure salaries, CEOs are claiming billions of dollars saved, conferences are popping up everywhere, and yet one can argue that Six Sigma is not much different than TQM. Is Six Sigma just the latest management buzzword or is Six Sigma a Quality Management program that really works? What makes Six Sigma work?
In this excerpt from the iSixSigma Discussion Forum, posters discuss the benefits of Six Sigma and Kazien, and how to integrate the two.