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The Problem Statement: Is it important in Lean Six Sigma? A difficult explanation is an all-around said (with few words) depiction of an issue or the statement of the problem to be handled or a condition to be improved. It characterizes the distinction between the current (issue) condition of a procedure or framework and the ideal (objective) status. Concentrating on reality, the inquiry explanation will be organized to answer the Five W’s and One H’s.…

What is KANBAN? Kanban is a visual way to manage tasks and workflows, which utilizes a kanban board. The Kanban boards are depicted with cards and columns. The cards represent tasks, and the columns organize those tasks by their progress or current stage in development. Kanban—is a Japanese word for “billboard” Just as the billboard is visually perceived by the onlookers, the Kanban board is perceived by the team performing the manufacturing task. The task…

Live Lean ! Eat Lean ! Do the Lean way! This is the mantra of the next generation. Six Sigma is a discipline and highly quantitative approach to improving product or process quality. The original goal implied in Six Sigma definition is the reduction of defects to no more than 3.4 per million opportunities. Six Sigma has become epitome of quality performance. Six Sigma is known as the set of techniques and tools for process…

Are you ready to eat the charcoal pasta? Intstagramable DISHES?? 2020 – Its time to mark the beginning of a new decade (2020 – 2029) in the Gregorian calendar. Everyone around the world wait for the 1st day of a new year to frame up their new resolutions and plans for life and new beginning. On the contrary, this time, the year itself had its own resolutions for the human races. 2020 marked it beginning with COVID-19…

What is QFD?  Quality function deployment (QFD) is a LEAN technique that is useful for Six Sigma Black Belt practitioners. It is a valuable quality tool that helps in designing products or processes based on customer requirements. QFD can determine and organize customer needs and translate them into technical product design. Once the customer expectations are determined, the tool can link the ‘voice of the customers’ to the internal processes. It is not just a quality tool,…

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a LEAN tool that identifies waste, reduces process cycle times, and implements process improvement. The tool uses a flowchart to document every step in the lean journey. “VSM is an essential tool for any company wanting to plan, achieve and improve workplace efficiency. It allows users to create a sound implementation plan that will optimize their available resources and make sure that time and materials are used efficiently.”-Sanjay Nag, Lean Practitioner.…