Jessica Harper


  • Jessica Harper changed their profile picture 8 years, 5 months ago

  • Glass products maker Viracon Inc. recently announced that three of its employees – Bethany Stringer, Matt Jukkala and Mike Smith – have earned Six Sigma Black Belt certification and will support continuous imp […]

  • At the recent iSixSigma Live! Summit & Awards in Miami, attendees got something to sing along to. J.D. Sicilia shared a song, called “Lean, Lean, Lean” before his presentation on “Performance Management in the […]

  • Which delivery method of Six Sigma training do you prefer? How have curriculums been changing? What’s working – and what isn’t? Participate in a short iSixSigma survey on Six Sigma Training to find out. The […]

  • There’s no time like the present to study up and learn a few new strategies. I’m a big fan of continuing education and benchmarking best-in-class practices. That’s why I’m excited about the upcoming workshops at […]

  • Again and again, culture change comes up as one of the most important aspects of a successful Six Sigma deployment and reaching maturity. Yet effecting culture change is one of the most difficult parts to master. […]

  • A grant from the Tennessee Department of Labor (TDL) will soon help 132 employees at Moeller Marine Inc., of Sparta, Tenn., USA, learn Lean skills to improve the plant’s efficiency.

    Moeller Marine, which […]

  • ThumbnailLast year, we celebrated Bill Smith, widely known as the Father of Six Sigma, as the first inductee into iSixSigmaâ??s Six Sigma Hall of Fame. Weâ??re now identifying who should be the next person to join the Hall […]

  • Plastics firm A. Schulman Inc. has hired Greg Agnew as its new director of continuous improvement for the Americas. Agnew, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, will start at Schulman on Jan. 1, 2011, focusing on Lean […]

  • I don’t usually win prizes. In fact, only once has my name been drawn out of the hat. (That was in middle school, when I became the proud owner of a Sony Walkman.) But what’s up for grabs now is a much better […]

  • The Three Rivers Manufacturing Facility, owned by Detroit-based American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), has been recognized as one of the 10 best plants in North America by IndustryWeek magazine for […]

  • Thumbnail That’s the question that will be answered at one of the anticipated presentations at the Energy Forum for Process Excellence in May ( Presenting will be Steve Wells, Internal […]

  • ThumbnailWith a timely theme of â??Completing the Chain,â? the May/June 2009 issue of iSixSigma Magazine mailed last week. The cover story, â??A Stronger Chain,â? focuses on how companies are wielding Six Sigma and Lean […]

  • Hello SixSigmaGuy,

    Thanks for your post. No, iSixSigma is not promoting the notion that “Lean Six Sigma” and “Six Sigma” are the same thing, but rather that many process improvement programs today combine tools from both methodologies.

    An interesting side note: Earlier this year, we did a survey on the most and least used tools, and ask…[Read more]

  • Hi Andy,

    1. To edit your interests, log in and click on “My Profile” at the top of the page. Then click “Edit” and select “Update Your Profile.” Select the “More Info” tab and from here you can edit your “Areas of Interest.”

    2. To create a new thread from the main Discussion Forum page, pick the category that you would like to post in (e.g.,…[Read more]

  • Robert, I’m sorry for the bad user experience you have had with the forum. When you “Reply” to a post, there is a check box at the bottom and the option to “Check this box to have yourself notified about replies to this topic.” It’s automatically checked, so you have to uncheck it to not receive notifications about topics you’ve posted to. You…[Read more]

  • Thanks for letting us know about the Profile names. We’ve alerted the tech team about this high-priority issue.

    Jessica Harper
    Editor in Chief, iSixSigma 10 years, 5 months ago

  • Robert, you can edit your profile information to make this change. When you are logged in to the Discussion Forum page, here’s what to do:
    • Click on the link for “My Profile” (located toward the top of the page, beneath the “Welcome, Name” text).
    • Hover over “Edit” and select “Update Your Profile.”
    • Pick the “Contact Info” tab, change yo…[Read more]

  • Darth, I’ve been using the “Recent Discussions” button at the top of the page to get a quick view of new topics and posts. You can also follow individual threads by clicking the “Subscribe” button at the bottom of the page. Note, though, that you must be registered/logged in to follow a thread. 10 years, 5 months ago

  • We’re also working on updating links. I appreciate you letting us know, Robert, about the Charles Waxer piece.

    MIke Carnell: Please let me know which navigation isn’t working for you so I can investigate.

    Jessica Harper
    Editor in Chief, iSixSigma 10 years, 5 months ago

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