Does Six Sigma hold back innovation?

According to Mary Brenner, Management professor at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), a total commitment to processes such as Six Sigma and quality management hinders the urge to innovate and explore new programs. According to the paper titled “TQM, ISO 9000, Six Sigma: Do Process Management Programmes Discourage Innovation?” it is important to apply...

Steps for Implementing Six Sigma

There are several steps for the implementation of Six Sigma in an organization. These steps include: • Understanding the commitment of top leadership • Access to current information on customer requirements • A process management system to measure current performance and identify where you need to make improvements • Employing Black Belts and Green Belts...

TechMatrix Releases WeldWorks Software Suite

TechMatrix has released its WeldWorks Software Suite, which has been designed to work with their RSX Series automated weld platform. The software suite enables manufacturers to achieve Six Sigma quality initiativesand control their resistance spot weld process. It will automatically monitor every weld’s key process parameters. The software suite will also track this information against individual parts. TechMatrix is...

MINITAB Statistical Software with Six Sigma

Australia has rich mineral resources of bauxite, iron, zinc etc. It always needs finely tuned processes and techniques in order to convert these resources into a profitable mining business. Six Sigma technique of quality measurement is very popular in Australia that is used to oversee mines. The latest product that is doing round is the MINITAB Statistical software....