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Raising the Bar with MindPro Lean Six Sigma Training

Dr. Harry first revolutionized business with Six Sigma. Now he has revolutionized Six Sigma with MindPro.   In the past, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training was generally offered in a classroom environment, where individuals would need to be taken … Continue reading

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Six Sigma Scholarship for Veterans Pays Off

Authored By: A.T. Houston The Marines have a saying, Semper Fidelis, which means always faithful. Former Marine and the co-founder of Six Sigma, Dr. Mikel Harry continues to sponsor a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt scholarship program to help veterans … Continue reading

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Beware the Moving Average

Authored by: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction and Overview Making data-centric decisions using a simple Time Series Chart can sometimes be a little tricky.  This is especially true when a large amount of data are involved.  Given this situation, its … Continue reading

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The Language of Business and Executive Mindset

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. The Language of Business The language used by business executives is illustrated by way of the following statement: “Expand SKU’s per existing customer while driving revenue growth at a 10% CAGR (minimum) through 2015; … Continue reading

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Six Sigma Stories: The Case of Rebecca Garcia

Authored By: Rebecca Garcia Lean and Six Sigma methodologies have brought tremendous improvements to my life at work and at home. People who understand these concepts can use what they learn to help clarify issues, diagnose root causes, and pinpoint … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Defect Opportunity

Authored by: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Setting the Stage Since the practice of Six Sigma was first originated at Motorola (early 1980’s), the idea of a “defect opportunity” has been discussed and debated by many practitioners.  As Six Sigma began … Continue reading

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The DMAIC System of Problem Solving

Introduction In essence, Six Sigma is driven by a progressive divide-and-conquer strategy. Where problem solving is concerned, this means starting with the immediate symptoms of an undesirable situation and then progressively isolating, optimizing and controlling the root causes.  When this … Continue reading

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