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Applications of Lean Six Sigma Articles

Lean Tools and Principles and Their Applications

16 July, 2020

If you’ve heard some buzz about Lean tools and principles, you’re not alone. Lean tools got their start in America as early as the 1900s, when Henry Ford used Lean methodology to create the Model T assembly line. Lean methodology also has an expansive legacy outside the U.S., with companies… Read more >

Benefits of Six Sigma in Finance & Accounting

12 July, 2020

The international financial environment is more interconnected than ever, with the effects of unstable or inconsistent monetary policies being felt far beyond a single organization. In today’s globalized economy, policy and operational problems in one country’s financial organizations can have severe economic consequences across the world. As these ripple effects… Read more >

Why Six Sigma Professionals Should Earn a PMP Certification

25 May, 2020

Which Certification Has More Value: PMP or Lean Six Sigma? People who are unsure whether to pursue Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification or Lean Six Sigma (LSS) certification often ask, “which is better?” These two distinct methodologies are complementary, so framing the question in “Lean Six Sigma vs. PMP” terms… Read more >

Advance in Healthcare with Lean Six Sigma

20 May, 2020

Lean Six Sigma principles are used in a range of industries to improve process efficiency by eliminating waste and reducing defects. When applied correctly, these methodologies can lead to happier customers and increased revenue. In the healthcare industry, defects not only affect revenue and customer satisfaction—they can mean the difference… Read more >

Improve Your Supply Chain with Lean Six Sigma

14 May, 2020

Every business is unique. For most, simply adopting a single, prescribed approach is a risky move. In the case of Six Sigma, it can be especially tempting to, seeing the success of major companies that have used the method in the past, simply declare Six Sigma the law of the… Read more >

What is a Six Sigma Process Map?

10 May, 2020

As we have previously covered on this blog, the primary purpose of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodology is to eliminate waste and reduce variation in manufacturing, service and design processes, thus improving overall production quality and efficiency. However, when implementing Lean Six Sigma into an existing process, it is important… Read more >

Six Sigma Belt Level Rankings

4 May, 2020

Professionals who earn Six Sigma certification become key stakeholders in improving the quality of operations within their organizations. They strive to eliminate variation in manufacturing and business operations by implementing standard processes and establishing metrics that minimize the potential for defects. Many of today’s leading organizations synthesize Six Sigma standardization… Read more >


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