A Lean Six Sigma program like all change in an organization is a dynamic process and needs to be systematically and objectively reviewed for opportunities to improve. Continuous process improvement is […]
As the Lean and Six Sigma evolution makes its way throughout the financial services industry and organizations make decisions on how to best spend training dollars, an interesting trend is emerging. Many companies […]
Being at the focal point in the cultural migration of executing change using Lean Six Sigma, deployment leaders/deployment Champions have many obstacles and opportunities to deal with. Strange as it might seem, […]
The Lean Six Sigma deployment climate has evolved from one of training internal resources as experts on implementing process improvement projects to a progressive and forward-thinking collective effort […]
While it is essential for a company to create familiarity with Lean and Six Sigma disciplines by training employees, it is even more important to integrate Lean Six Sigma into the company change culture. Lean Six […]
During recent decades, a number of different methodologies have evolved to help organizations improve quality, speed and efficiency, and better serve their customers. Manufacturing businesses have concentrated […]
Many of the attendees at a recent Lean Six Sigma conference were investigating how to start a Lean and Six Sigma program in their organization. Most were very excited about Lean and Six Sigma and how it could help […]
Change agents involved in an effort to introduce Lean Six Sigma into an organization go through a honeymoon stage where there is consensus on the following:
There is a need to become a quality-focused […]
If the company is in the early stages of the process, it makes sense to utilize a pull approach for the introduction of Lean Six Sigma and pilot a project in the area of true need.????
I’m not sure I agree with the statement above.
I’ve seen many organizations have a powerful (and empowered) individual or team create assessments of the organization and work with them to find impactful and business aligned projects. This pushing approach as outlined above can work quite well.
All practitioners of Six Sigma – even those new to the methodology – are aware of the basic DMAIC roadmap. The starting point for every Six Sigma program is to explain the acronym and to teach the common […]
Undertaking a process reengineering initiative without a business intelligence team introduces a significant risk to the project’s success. Business intelligence refers to technologies and practices for the c […]
This is Bryan Carey, EVP and Lean Six Sigma director, of DeLeeuw Associate. I am in DeLeeuw’s Charlotte office, and can be eamiled at BCarey @ DeLeeuwinc.com. DeLeeuw Associates announcement at becoming a member of the CSI family is a very exciting one. The strength of CSI in the Data Warehousing and Information Management consulting arena…[Read more]