Six Sigma and Total Information Quality Management

Six Sigma entails strict enforcement of its principles. A rigid implementation can yield very positive results for a company, and this is the reason behind the popularity of the concept. There is a subtle difference between a Six Sigma approach to information quality and Total Information Quality Management (TIQM).

The DM Review Magazine has published an article on this aspect in its October issue. The article examines the meaning of Six Sigma, the reasons for the popularity of Six Sigma and TIQM, the Six Sigma process implementation and TIQM’s six processes, Six Sigma’s DMAIC phases and steps, and TIQM’s processes and steps. The DM Review Magazine reports:

The bottom line is that TIQM is a quality management system that focuses on business effectiveness and customer satisfaction, whether performed as a Six Sigma project or not.