Design to Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a concept grounded in total quality and continuous improvement. The six sigma approach focuses on quality assurance in the design and development process, measuring for continuous improvement of product performance, and empowering the workforce to understand their systems and processes and fix them when appropriate.

Six Sigma is a measure of quality that drives an organization to achieve near perfection through a management-by-fact and data-driven process that defines a defect as any product performance measurement that is outside customer specifications. A defect in Six Sigma terms is six standard deviations between the mean and nearest specification limit.

Designing to Six Sigma means designing the product so that components, subsystems, total system, and interfaces all perform exactly to specifications directly linked to customer requirements. Designers and developers—and partners—work from the product breakdown structure up to total system performance to ensure that each component is tested to specifications.

Six Sigma is also a way of thinking and approaching the development of a new product. The effort is driven by a sense of integrity and professionalism. Work is aimed at doing it right the first time and striving for perfection in product development. The tone of an organization that walks the talk of Six Sigma is professional, collaborative, and disciplined.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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