Lean Six Sigma provides an abundance of useful tools, but rarely any practical guidance for how to practically utilize them. Here, you can discover how professionals from your industry maximize the potential of Lean Six Sigma to deliver significant, lasting results.
What’s a Process Walk? A Process Walk, also known as a Gemba Walk, consists of a team of people walking a Value Stream together. The Japanese word “Gemba” translates to, “go to the real place.” This… (Read More)
It turns out that for Yellow Belts and Green Belts, taking the Certification Exam is key to understanding the material. A recent New York Times article, “How Tests Make Us Smarter” raised an essential point related… (Read More)
Are you deciding whether or not to get your Green Belt? How about which training and certification provider to select? Here’s a list of important things you should know before making the investment in time, money… (Read More)
A key objective of every project is to deliver results in an agreed upon time period with an agreed upon set of resources. Three important factors that are critical to accomplishing this are: The project is… (Read More)
The “To Be” or Future State of the process is a critical component of the Lean methodology and the Value Stream mapping exercise. It is a powerful exercise that strokes the imagination and helps break free… (Read More)
The Value Stream Map is a critical tool within the Lean methodology. It serves as the basis for documenting the “As Is” state of the process and is the platform for designing the “To Be” state… (Read More)