As we build businesses, we strive to make them successful in what they do and efficient in the way they carry that out.
Six Sigma is framework with dual American and Japanese origins which helps companies achieve both of these aims.
We want to take company processes and make them better, smoother, faster, easier – it’s what Process Street does. But having a complex process optimized to the highest degree, as Six Sigma advocates, is tough.
That’s why we’re going to look at Design for Six Sigma.
This will take the Six Sigma lessons and apply them to creating new processes or products. Importantly, it will help us set up these processes or products in a way which makes them ready from the start for further Six Sigma-inspired analysis.
According to Quality-One:
…[U]tilizing Design for Six Sigma methodologies, companies have reduced their time to market by 25 to 40 percent while providing a high quality product that meets the customer’s requirements.
In this article, we’ll look at:
- What is Six Sigma?
- What is Design for Six Sigma?
- What is DMADV?
- What is the difference between DMAIC and DFSS
We’ll run through the best practices of creating new products and processes in a way that they can be improved and optimized from the very beginning.
Don’t waste your time with poor processes. Start right and continue properly.
Read on to see how it works!