Articles, white papers, interviews & case studies on business improvement & operational excellence: Six Sigma, Lean, Toyota Production System, continuous improvement, Kaizen & more.
Inventory accuracy in 60 days - part 2
The second and final part of the white paper offering an improvement program to resolve inefficiencies businesses experience with inventory...
Posted: 05 Feb 2009
Linking the Design Process with Design for Six Sigma
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the actual connection between DFSS and the different stages of a product design process, as well as outlining where the tools & methods can be utilized to increase product quality and customer satisfaction
Posted: 10 May 2007
Applying Design For Six Sigma
This is a presentation used for management workshops. It’s goal is to highlight the potential benefits of methods like CTQ flow down, Robust Design and MonteCarlo Simulation, by demonstrating how to identify, assess and mitigate variation throughout the product development process.
Posted: 08 May 2007
Design for Six Sigma month on onesixsigma.com
During May onesixsigma.com will be spotlighting Design for Six Sigma, publishing articles, white papers and case studies as well as hosting a specialist User Group Meeting devoted to the topic.
Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Monte Carlo Simulation in Chemical Process Design - webinar
Being an IT-based company, you would expect a web-based seminar held by Crystal Ball to run smoothly, and that was indeed the case with the "webinar" they hosted today (22nd February), titled "Monte Carlo Simulation in Chemical Process Design".
Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Crystal Ball And Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
The most common weaknesses we have seen in DFSS implementations are in the area of mathematical prediction. In this paper I will show how modeling and simulation can be used to overcome these weaknesses and reap the full benefits of DFSS.
Posted: 01 Oct 2006