Six Sigma Blog: Statistical Six Sigma Definition

Statistical Six Sigma Definition

Six Sigma, the innovative management strategy that is taking the corporate world by storm, refers specifically to a reduction in process output variation on a long term basis.  Put more simply, it is a program which will reduce the number of defects a customer encounters when interacting with a process.  iSixSigma Reports:

What does it mean to be “Six Sigma”? Six Sigma at many organizations simply means a measure of quality that strives for near perfection. But the statistical implications of a Six Sigma program go well beyond the qualitative eradication of customer-perceptible defects. It’s a methodology that is well rooted in mathematics and statistics.


we are a 300 strong organization with aggressive plans to implement six sigma into our processes.rignt now we want to project ourselves as an organization that is in the phase of implementing six sigma into our processes. do we need to get a certification from a professional organization in order to start the processes of six sigma implementation.
please advice