This series shares some of the most common Lean Six Sigma tools, which are used to collect, analyze, and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data so as to better understand the status of a broad range of processes.Read More»
This tool is used to define the framework (or charter) for a quality planning or quality improvement project. It is designed to avoid project scope creep by keeping the project focused on the defined objectives and deliverables. It also helps to identify project team members from the list of stakeholders and to expose project interdependencies. Click here to download.
by William D. Mawby
This book focuses on the essential, but somewhat neglected, topic of the selection of Six Sigma projects. There is little material available on the process of making Six Sigma projects an integral part of the bottom line of a company, and often this is a weak point in many fledgling improvement programs. The methods presented here will not deal specifically with project management or with team development methods, but will concentrate solely on the proper selection of the projects.Read More»
by Rama Shankar
Once you’ve defined the problem, use this simple charter document to confirm agreement between the problem-solving team and management. Click here for Charter template and webcast.
Also, check out the companion webcast by the author.
This prioritization matrix enables the assessment of projects, threats, activities, investment opportunities, sports teams, and more (just about everything) based on standard criteria and weighted values. It is ideal in a facilitated group environment, but also effective when used by an individual. To download this tool, click here.