Today must be the day for metaphors; Raj Gohil, Process Fitness Master Consultant for BP, Lubricants Americas, taught us what it takes to make a Six Sigma project successful by telling intriguing stories that he learned from his father and grandfather. He even threw in a Confucius quote. Each story had its own business analogy and the way he told them made for a lively presentation.

Top 10 Must Dos for a Successful Six Sigma Project

1. Genuine focus on customers
2. Global vs. local optimization
3. Measurement and process variation
4. Risk and failure analysis
5. Accomplishing more with less
6. Data, data, and data
7. “What if…?” analysis
8. Mistake proofing
9. Performance and controls
10. Soft vs. hard skills

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