## Latest from iSixSigma

Concepts Hypothesis Testing Statistical Analysis

### Navigating Data Analysis: The Importance of Testing for Normality

September 19, 2024

Testing for normality is often the first step in analyzing your data. Many statistical tools

Normality

### Dealing with Non-normal Data: Strategies and Tools

September 19, 2024

What is non-normal data? Normally distributed data is a commonly misunderstood concept in Six Sigma.

Concepts

### Pooled Standard Deviation: How Do You Calculate It?

September 19, 2024

When you have the average production of three machines, it is easy to calculate the

Concepts Methodology

### Process Time vs. Cycle Time: What’s the Difference?

September 19, 2024

Process time vs. cycle time is a discussion that comes up often for newcomers to

Industries Manufacturing Methodology

### Takt Time vs. Cycle Time: Whatâ€™s the Difference?

September 19, 2024

Takt Time vs. Cycle Time: when do you choose what to use? Regardless of how

Concepts

### Understanding the Formula and Benefits of Cycle Time

September 19, 2024

The customer just called again, wondering if the item they ordered will be on time.

Concepts

### The Benefits of a Force Field Analysis: Get to the Root Cause of Your Issue

September 19, 2024

Some changes in your organization go smoother than others. Sometimes there is resistance to the

Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)/Gage R&R

### Making Sense of Attribute Gage R&R Calculations: Testing for Variations and Repeatability

September 19, 2024

What is Gage R&R? Like it or not, any process is going to have variances

Methodology

### Flow Time vs. Cycle Time: What’s the Difference?

September 19, 2024

There never seems to be enough time on a project, especially when considering flow time

Concepts

### The Role of X-Bar in Statistics: Understand the Role It Plays in Your Analysis

September 19, 2024

There are three measures of central tendency for data. One is the mean or x-bar,

Games Training Materials & Aids

### Lean Lego Game: Get Your Team Understanding Lean Principles While Having Fun

September 18, 2024

After revolutionizing the automobile industry, Lean principles are in use across several industries. However, many

Basics Sigma Level

### Sigma Performance Levels From One to Six Sigma: Get the Most Out of Your Processes

September 18, 2024

When learning about Six Sigma, it may help to consider these charts. These detail how

## Lean Six Sigma Case Studies

Case Studies

### Case Study: Using Six Sigma in a Non-Six Sigma Culture

February 11, 2024

Anyone who has worked in manufacturing has probably experienced some level of finger-pointing when shipments

Case Studies Government/Non-Profit Military

### U.S.A.F. Uses Continuous Process Improvement on the B-2 Bomber: Part 2

January 16, 2024

In this case study, the 509th Maintenance Group of the U.S. Air Force used an

Case Studies Government/Non-Profit Military

### U.S.A.F. Uses Continuous Process Improvement on the B-2 Bomber: Part 1

January 9, 2024

In this case study, the 509th Maintenance Group of the U.S. Air Force used an

Case Studies

### Project Examples from an LSS Deployment for Cultural Transformation

December 27, 2023

My company benchmarked against other manufacturing businesses before starting its cultural transformation change. They formed

Case Studies Total Quality Management (TQM)

### Case Study: Increase Revenue by Decreasing Prices

September 10, 2023

A division of a diversified organization develops and manufactures samples of new drugs for clinical

Affinity Diagram/KJ Analysis Case Studies Consumer Food Products Hospitality Implementation Industries SIPOC/COPIS Value Stream Mapping

### The Cost of Customer Misalignment (& How to Fix It)

June 21, 2022

This consumer products company has a large portfolio of products. Working with key customers, the

## Get Lean Six Sigma Certified

Certification & Training Certification Articles Concepts Methodology Training

### Black Belt vs. Master Black Belt in Six Sigma: Whatâ€™s the Difference?

June 30, 2023

What is a Black Belt (BB)? A Six Sigma Black Belt (BB) is a trained

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma Certification Levels

August 29, 2022

Dr. Mikel Harry is often credited with adapting the martial art concept of belt rankings

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma Champion Training and Certification

August 29, 2022

The rock band, Queen, celebrated Champions with these lyrics; â€œWe are the championsâ€¦. my friendsâ€¦.And

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt training and certification

August 26, 2022

Does the term Master Black Belt sound pretty impressive? It should, because it is the

Certification Articles Training Uncategorized

### Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification

August 26, 2022

Will having a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt allow you to break bricks and beat

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification

August 26, 2022

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is where your more advanced training and certification begins. If

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training and Certification

August 22, 2022

You are ready to start your Lean Six Sigma journey but where do you start?

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification

August 22, 2022

Organizations have been deploying and implementing Lean Six Sigma for decades. Yet, there are still

Certification Articles Training

### Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training and certification

August 22, 2022

After completing your training and certification for White Belt, your next step might be to

## Latest Concept Articles

Concepts Hypothesis Testing Statistical Analysis

### Navigating Data Analysis: The Importance of Testing for Normality

September 19, 2024

Testing for normality is often the first step in analyzing your data. Many statistical tools

Concepts

### Pooled Standard Deviation: How Do You Calculate It?

September 19, 2024

When you have the average production of three machines, it is easy to calculate the