“Why bother about process improvement? Let’s do it right the first time. We don’t need process improvement. We have to implement DFSS!” This is a common theme from engineering people in Six Sigma deployments. A […]
Andreas Kleinert replied to the topic Record Number of Students Apply for Black Belt Certifiaction Program in the forum Andreas Kleinert 15 years, 7 months ago
I’ve never heard about this way to calculate the shift and yes it’s bias is more relative to the process performance.
But nevertheless it’s a made-up way to distinguish between short- and long-term variation. The best way is definitely to actually observe the real difference between short- and long-term process variation. Otherwise…[Read more]
Andreas Kleinert replied to the topic Six Sigma Advocate Collins Runs for Second Term as Erie County Executive in the forum Andreas Kleinert 15 years, 7 months ago
There are currently no real alternatives to the ASQ certification in Europe, though UK and German partner organizations of ASQ work on it.
You can go through ASQ certification also in Europe, contact ASQ international.
It’s a good external reference for certification concentrating mainly on the theoretical, less on the application side of…[Read more]
Andreas Kleinert replied to the topic Doncasters Steps Up Training with Three New Certified Black Belts in the forum Andreas Kleinert 15 years, 7 months ago
Hi Roger:You say that your keying-in process has a cyle time of 7-10 days.I would recommend to make a process analysis identifying which process steps add value. Identify the percentage of steps and time of the total that adds value. You can use that as a base for improving your payable process without needing to discuss whether the specs are okay.Andy