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TRIZ in Six Sigma at DoD

08/06/2010 |

Ellen Domb

I’m in the beautiful suburban environment (all the trees are in flower!)  of Washington DC this week for the 2010 DoD Performance Symposium, which is the USA’s Department of Defense Six Sigma meeting.  People from all services present their … Read More

Innovation/six Sigma

01/01/2010 |

Business Week has a new article about the “debate” between innovation and six sigma: that you have to use thRead More

What is Six Sigma by Prof.dr.salem Abdulrahma

01/01/2010 |

What is Six SigmaPRESENTED BY Prof.Dr.Salem Al AbdulRahman2001- Jeddah (KSA)First, what it is not. It is not a secret society, a slogan or a clichÂŽ. Six Sigma is a highly disciplined process thatRead More

Six Sigma and TRIZ

01/01/2010 |

I'm on my way to San Antonio, TX USA for a Six Sigma Conference, doing a tutorial on TRIZ for Six Sigma Black Belts.   Anyone with examples of TRIZ applications in Six Sigma? &Read More

Why Six Sigma Master Black Belts (mbb) Look for TRIZ

01/01/2010 |

After teaching TRIZ at the University of Kassel, Germany since 1996 and introducing it in all my Six Sigma training programmes since 4 years, finally I start to get inquiries from Six Sigma Leaders liRead More

Six Sigma

01/01/2010 |

One part of our company is using Six Sigma. That's a quality improver but it's also an innovation tool? Do you have to approach your projects in a different way?Read More

TRIZ and Six Sigma

01/01/2010 |

Katie Barry (editor of The TRIZ Journal and Real Innovation) and I are in Miami this week for the ISixSigma Live! awards and summit.Ê If anybody has questions about the interaction of TRIZ with Six SiRead More

6 Sigma or Innovation

01/01/2010 | discussion forum has a thread going on the relationship b/w innovation and 6 sigma. More

Dfss/six Sigma

01/01/2010 |

Is DFSS the way to incorporate innovation and six sigma? Or are there lots of ways to combine them? Is DFSS just the most OFFICIAL?Read More

Six Sigma in Project Management

01/01/2010 |

I am completing a study examining the resistances of various stakeholders with the implementation and maintenance of a Quality programme such as six sigma within the context of project management! MyRead More

TRIZ and Six Sigma: Ellen Domb on Quality Conversations

29/09/2009 |

Katie Barry

Tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept 30), Ellen Domb, founding editor of The TRIZ Journal, will be on Steve Wilson’s show Quality Conversations, hosted by BlogTalkRadio.

Steve has interviewed a plethora of quality professionals in the past. Guest apperances include Tom Kubiak, … Read More

Dow Pairs Six Sigma with Innovation

07/04/2008 |

When innovation is the lifeblood of a company, it cannot rely solely on the fickleness of inspiration. "Dow not only has to run better than competitors, but also has to respond to changes in the marketplace by having new products to fill the demand space."Read More

Six Sigma Drives Innovation

18/09/2007 |

Katie Barry

Real Innovation’s sister site,, features a regular cartoon strip – the Cox-Box. Although his comics mainly focus on the trials and tribulations of Six Sigma, his newest strip tackles the question for how Six Sigma drives Innovation.

Click … Read More

Lean Six Sigma Forum 2007 in Malaysia

29/08/2007 |

Katie Barry

This year’s Lean Six Sigma Forum takes place November 27-28 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This forum will focus on how Lean and Six Sigma interact and reinforce one another to help better manage business processes. Fourteen world-class businesses will … Read More

Innovation From a Six Sigma View

31/07/2007 |

Katie Barry

Over at the iSixSigma Blogosphere, blogger Robin Barnwell recently wrote about innovation.

Robin states that “innovation is a very personal endeavour rather than a group endeavour. What I have seen a number of times is innovation happening like a … Read More

Creating the Impetus for Design for Lean Six Sigma

25/06/2007 |

Michael S. Slocum

Design for Lean Six Sigma (DfLSS) is a phase-gated integration of world-class methodologies that are utilized in a synergistic fashion to convert the voice of the customer (VOC) and/or the voice of society (VOS) into a commercialized product … Read More

Strategy, Discipline and Six Sigma Drive Innovation Effectiveness

25/06/2007 |

Michael Cyger

Those that rate their efforts most effective say they rely on a clear strategy and systematic methodologies, according to a new survey of 1,000 business professionals released in the July/August 2007 issue of iSixSigma Magazine.

The result I expected … Read More

Innovation and Six Sigma

04/06/2007 |

Katie Barry

Or should it be innovation OR Six Sigma? Innovation with a hint of Six Sigma? Innovation and Six Sigma separate but equal? It’s a topic covered on this site (see below) and, this week, in Business Week’s quarterly “Inside … Read More

Dilbert on Six Sigma and Innovation

26/11/2006 |

Michael Cyger

Dilbert and his pointy haired boss tackled two topics that are near and dear to my heart: Six Sigma and innovation. In one fell swooop, he reduced both topics to buzz words and hype. While I’m sure there are … Read More

1 PAGE-CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING FOR SIX SIGMA: How to Use the Template of Six Sigma-Brainstorming Pool for Facilitating and Enhancing Six Sigma Projects

14/10/2006 |

By Dr. Rod King (

1. Trends in the Evolution of Six Sigma Six Sigma is undoubtedly the most popular methodology for systematic problem solving in business. The Six Sigma methodology was developed at Motorola in the 1980s. Six Sigma … Read More