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    Lean Means Sustainability – Step 5 – Control

    Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

    Control – step 5 of the Six Sigma DMAIC process – ensures that improvements are sustained.

    Lean Means Sustainability – Step 4 – Improve

    Monday, June 21st, 2010

    In ear­lier posts I wrote about “Define”, “Mea­sure” and “Analyze” as part of Lean Six Sigma’s DMAIC cycle. The example I used in these previous posts showed that our office is not energy efficient, and we also analyzed where and why. Remember, the most important results of the Analysis phase are well determined problem causes. […]

    Lean Means Sustainability – Step 3 – Analyze

    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

    In earlier posts I wrote about “Define” and “Measure” as part of Six Sigma’s DMAIC cycle. Step 3 is “Analyze”, the “A” in DMAIC. The intend of this step is to understand what causes the problem defined in step 1 – “Define”. Let’s assume we characterized our problem that we spend too much energy in […]

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