Month: January 2022

Maximizing Throughput Efficiency Using the DMAIC Method

Part 2 of 2: Improve and Control DMAIC and Throughput Efficiency In Part 1, we shared common shortfalls in achieving Throughput Efficiency by ¬†Green and Black Belt project teams in the Define, Measure and Analyze steps of the DMAIC methodology. Here, we conclude our discussion with the Improve and Control steps. Improve: Selecting effective and… Read more »

Maximizing Throughput Efficiency Using the DMAIC Method

Part 1 of 2: Define, Measure and Analyze DMAIC and Throughput Efficiency After one facilitates and reviews hundreds of Lean Six Sigma projects, certain commonalities become evident. Just like the surgeon that specializes in the same procedure, repetition and inherent variability afford opportunities to see things not apparent to the infrequent operator. This rule applies… Read more »