iSixSigma's 7th Annual Global Salary Survey, published in the March/April 2010 issue of iSixSigma Magazine, offered data on average compensation for Six Sigma professionals from around the world for the year 2009. The report analyzed salary and bonuses for a variety of regions, including Asia and Pacific Nations.
To get the biggest bang for its buck and have an effective process improvement implementation, a company needs to be clear on where it is starting from on the quality management maturity scale, and thus where effort should be expended.
The Lean Six Sigma team at Ball Corporation began an initiative to develop visual signs on plant floors that would depict the health of the company and point to improvement opportunities. Here are the 10 steps they followed to build the ultimate visual dashboard.
Computacenter AG & Co. oHG, an information technology (IT) services firm that first began its Six Sigma deployment 14 years ago, has made its second consecutive appearance on iSixSigmas Best Places to Work list. Computacenter was ranked at No. 10 for this years list, the same position it was given in the 2010 list.
In only two years, Jabil has launched a Lean Six Sigma program that spans the companys 60 plants in 29 countries. The companys goal: To create a workforce of problem solvers.
What will be the hot topics and areas of interest for operational excellence in 2013? We asked Lean Six Sigma leaders for their predictions.
In January iSixSigma asked Lean Six Sigma (LSS) leaders about their predictions for the hot topics and areas of interest for operational excellence in 2013. Ten months later we checked in to see how close their predictions hit the mark.
What will be the hot topics and areas of interest for operational excellence in 2014? We asked Lean Six Sigma (LSS) leaders for their predictions. Thank you for big picture predictions, personal proclamations and strategies to consider in the year ahead.
In the 10 years that iSixSigma has produced its Global Salary Survey, the world has undergone sweeping changes including natural disasters, the collapse of economies and the release of the iPhone. Throughout all of these developments, Six Sigma has remained a source of inspiration and progress for thousands of companies.
How has Six Sigma compensation changed over the last year? Find out in the 11th Annual iSixSigma Global Salary Survey.
According to this years Annual iSixSigma Global Salary Survey, most Six Sigma professionals saw an increase in average salary over previous years.
In our most recent research study, we look at Black Belt project pay-offs, where companies are targeting their Lean Six Sigma efforts and the validity of financial results.
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.
Research conducted in 2011 explores the connections between innovation and Six Sigma within small businesses (those with fewer than 500 employees or less than $50 million in annual revenue) as well as trends in project completion, leadership support and culture change.
Salaries for continuous process improvement professionals in Europe mostly remained steady in 2010, despite the lingering effects of the worldwide economic crisis. However, those European Six Sigma professionals who had relied on income from large annual bonuses felt the pinch last year as the number of bonuses, as well as the monetary value of the bonuses, took a significant dive.
The City of Tyler, Texas, launched a Lean Six Sigma program in 2008. Six years later, they have completed more than 100 projects and saved more than $6 million.
It is important for Six Sigma practitioners to understand the purpose and use of benchmarking. Thus they can help their companies use the information to identify gaps in the organizations processes in order to achieve a competitive advantage.