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20th vs 21 Century Quality

Too many quality professionals are clinging to the way things have always been done. There’s some sort of taboo about doing things quickly and easily. What are the differences between 2oth and 21st Century Quality? Watch and find out:

Register for the upcoming FREE QI Macros Live Webinar, happening Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. MDT.

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What:  FREE QI Macros – Lean Six Sigma SPC Software for Excel Webinar.

When:  Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. MDT

Where:  Join online from wherever you are.

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Posted by Jay Arthur in Data Mining, Improvement Insights, QI Macros, Six Sigma, Statistics.

Don’t Implement Six Sigma

20th Century Quality needed big Six Sigma implementations because you had to learn things that aren’t necessary any more. Take a 21st Century, Agile approach to Six Sigma to start getting results immediately.

Register for the upcoming FREE QI Macros Live Webinar, happening Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. MDT.

Learn more about it in the video below, and register at THIS link.

What:  FREE QI Macros – Lean Six Sigma SPC Software for Excel Webinar.

When:  Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. MDT

Where:  Join online from wherever you are.

How:  Register for the webinar HERE.

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, QI Macros, Six Sigma.

Who Sets Your Specification Limits?

A QI Macros customer called to ask how he could figure out the specification limits to give him a Cp/Cpk of 1.33. What’s wrong with this question? The answer is obvious isn’t it?

Register for the upcoming FREE QI Macros Live Webinar, happening Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. MDT.

Learn more about it in the video below, and register at THIS link.

What:  FREE QI Macros – Lean Six Sigma SPC Software for Excel Webinar.

When:  Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. MDT

Where:  Join online from wherever you are.

How:  Register for the webinar HERE.

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, QI Macros, Six Sigma.

Lean Six Sigma Meets the Blah Blahmeter

Is the foggy complexity of Lean Six Sigma preventing widespread adoption? I think it is:

Learn more about Dan Roam’s Blah Blahmeter here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6kmObnh2jo

 

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Jay Arthur Blog, Lean, Six Sigma.

Solutions Masquerading as Root Causes

Does Your Root Cause Analysis Fail The Last Why Because It Presupposes A Solution?

 

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Six Sigma.

Every Day Should Be World Quality Day

Let’s create a Hassle Free America and a Hassle Free World



 

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Lean, QI Macros, Six Sigma.

Great Training Robbery

Consultants, trainers and professors are wasting students’ time on things they don’t need to know to solve problems they don’t have to impress people they don’t like.

 

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Jay Arthur Blog, Lean, Six Sigma.

The One Thing

In the movie City Slickers, Jack Palance gives Billy Crystal some advice that applies to Lean Six Sigma. Do you know what it is?

 

 

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Lean, Six Sigma.

Have Your Processes Turned Into Frankenprocesses?

Here’s how to deal with the creature you’ve created.

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Lean, QI Macros, Six Sigma.

Quality 4.0

Software automation is connecting everything in the supply chain. Smart devices are collecting information constantly and feeding to artificial intelligence engines to maximize profits and minimize costs. What does this mean for quality professionals?



Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Jay Arthur Blog, Six Sigma.