Elizabeth C. Marsh


  • Elizabeth C. Marsh replied to the topic DFSS in the forum General 19 years, 1 month ago

    As you seem to be struggling with pin pointing the associated benefits I would take a step back and ask “Do we need to deploy DfSS?”  In my experience, I work for an R&D and technology sales business, there is rarely a strong need for a large scale deployment of DfSS.  More often the more appropriate course of action is to strengthen existing p…[Read more]

  • I would advise against expecting BB’s to train and mentor GB’s as this dilutes their focus on project delivery.  Use MBB’s for training and mentoring (BB’s and GB’s) and let the BB’s be the power house for delivering savings.  Rought rules of thumb on BB project expectations are:
    4 to 5 projects a year
    Approximately US$1 Million validated s…[Read more]

  • Briefly how it works in my organisation:  If people do not complete a single project post training they do not achieve certification.  This impacts on the trainee as future promotions are dependant on a six sigma qualification.  It also impacts online management via a performance metric of GB yield (% trained who become certified).  After cer…[Read more]