• What is DMAIC

    According to Six Sigma Global Institute, SSGI, DMAIC tools have become an indispensable part of the Lean Six Sigma Process because they provide us with a proven blueprint for improving process efficiency and then monitoring that process to assure the results are consistent over time. By following the guidelines of DMAIC, SSGI has found that…

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  • The Importance of Lean Six Sigma in Hiring

    According to Barry Shore, co-founder of the Six Sigma Global Institute, SSGI, finding the right person for the job is arguably the most important step that can be taken by an organization. “Hiring the wrong person”, he says, even for the right process, can lead to disappointing results. While many companies have a formal recruiting…

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  • The 2 Most Important Lean Six Sigma Tools

    One question we are often asked here at SSGI, Six Sigma Global Institute is which tools are most important in a Lean Six Sigma Analysis. Actually, the list of lean six sigma tools is almost endless. It includes: SIPOC Diagrams Fishbone diagrams Run charts Control charts Communications plans Response plans Measurement plans Multi-Vari charts X-Y…

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  • Benefits of Kanban

    In this post, Dr. Barry Shore of the University of New Hampshire and Six Sigma Global Institute (SSGI), discusses the concept and benefits of Kanban. Kanban is a simple concept that can be very beneficial in process control. Kanban is a chart with columns representing the stages in a process and down each column in…

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  • Most Important Step in DMAIC

    The DMAIC framework focuses on five stages: Define Measure Analyze Improve Control However, there is one stage which, if neglected, can sabotage the entire project. Regardless of how much money and time is allocated to the project, this one stage can lead to project failure. Here is an example. An online retail company had been…

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