Lean Six Sigma Certification by Brain Scan Now Available Over Web
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Columbus, Ohio (April 1, 2008) – MoreSteam.com announced today a new strategic partnership with ISSISSIPPI.org to apply advanced technology to elevate the Lean Six Sigma certification process. Using proprietary internet-based brain scan technology developed by ISSISSIPPI researchers, Lean Six Sigma professionals can now be certified using a completely objective, scientifically rigorous process – at a fraction of the cost and time required by old school methods such as real-world project evaluations, and question-based testing. This innovative web-based brain scan is completely non-invasive and takes less than a minute to complete. The certification process is now available at no cost to all qualified Lean Six Sigma practitioners at www.ississippi.org.
ISSISSIPPI CEO Zoltan Minsky summarized the approach as follows: “We operate under the old adage that “Nature hates a vacuum” – and there has certainly been a vacuum in the arena of Lean Six Sigma certification. We’ve seen certifications based on pretend projects, certifications based on fill-in-the-blank projects, certifications based on 4th grade math tests, and certifications based solely on credit card signatures. The ISSISSIPPI process will finally provide a definitive skill assessment based on real science, not conjecture.”
“Organizations are very concerned about the reliability of credentials,” states MoreSteam.com President Bill Hathaway. “We believe that this technology represents a faster, better, and cheaper path toward the goal of robust and meaningful certification. Certification can now be administered on a worldwide basis using a single standard, at virtually no cost – that’s what I call globalization.”
The International Six Sigma Institute and Secret Society for Imperious Professionals of Process Improvement (ISSISSIPPI.org) was founded in 2008 by a group of dedicated Lean Six Sigma professionals who are concerned about the current state of certification practices. ISSISSIPPI is dedicated to the application of advanced scientific methods to provide robust, reliable, inexpensive and accessible certification methods to the Lean Six Sigma marketplace.
MoreSteam.com is the leading provider of online Lean Six Sigma training and technology, serving over 100 Fortune 500 customers with a full suite of Lean Six Sigma e-Learning courses, online project tracking (TRACtion®), data analysis software (EngineRoom®), online testing (CrucibleTM), and process simulations (SigmaSim®). MoreSteam.com online training is also offered through the American Society for Quality, The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, and North Carolina State University. More information about online training from MoreSteam.com is available at: www.moresteam.com/university.