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 »

Lean Six Sigma Training Produces a Strong ROI

At a time when business marketplaces are plunging or, at the very least, in a state of severe flux, company leaders are continuously examining the Return on Investment (ROI) of every expense. The accurate calculation of ROI involves numerous factors, including investment or costs, the return over time, all of which are adjusted by various… Read more »

What is a Histogram and Why is it Important?

Have you ever wondered what else a line graph could tell you besides a trend? You can see some of the data points are higher than others, and there are also extremes in the data, but what else could you observe? A Histogram aggregates all the data points from the Line Graph and interprets it… Read more »

How many versions of Six Sigma are there?  

That’s an easy question that has a controversial answer. There is really only one “Six Sigma” with the differences being attributed to the scope of its deployment. Whether your organization is involved in Lean, Transactional, Six Sigma for Service, or Agile, these terms like the name Six Sigma itself, were coined to refresh the concept… Read more »

Do You Know the Types of Data?

Data comes in many forms. And because there can be so much of it, it’s crucial to be able to separate the signal from the noise quickly. Efficient problem solvers consider the types of data at each step of the process improvement journey. Whether defining, stratifying, or verifying, the kind of data you are dealing… Read more »

What is Project Management? (Part 3 of 3)

Organizations in all sectors are implementing Lean and Six Sigma to improve performance. By reducing forms of waste, wait time, and inventories, the goals are to improve service while reducing the costs of doing business. But many of these efforts are failing or, at least, underachieving. In most cases, it’s not because of the quality… Read more »

What is Process Improvement? (Part 2 of 3)

Henry Ford once said, “Most people would rather work around problems than try to solve them.” Perhaps that’s why we often find ourselves addressing the same complaints, obstacles, and challenges hoping to never deal with them again. Well, hoping isn’t enough. Today, we must continuously improve and innovate not only to succeed, but to survive.… Read more »

What is Process Management? (Part 1 of 3)

What is Process Management? (Part 1 of 3) Have you ever wondered why so many organizations have improvement approaches like Lean, Six Sigma, Agile, or PDCA underway, but never seem to make significant changes in operating performance and outcomes for customers? Or why they are always reacting to problems? Most of the time it’s because… Read more »


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maria Mogollon, President & CEO Phone: 321-636-2212 (o) / 321-258-2447 (c) Email: ets RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS IACET ACCREDITATION Florida Education and Training Firm Achieves International Standard of Excellence Cocoa, Florida, January 16, 2019 – Electronic Training Solutions, Inc. (ets) recently became accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an IACET… Read more »