@RISK Six Sigma calculator models the performance of a process with uncertain elements

Developed using the Six Sigma features of @RISK, software for risk analysis using Monte Carlo simulation Palisade’s Six Sigma Calculator allows you to create a function that models the performance of a process with uncertain elements. It allows you to include uncertainty around design factors through the use of probability distributions. It was built by […]

Profitability Projections in a Manufacturing Environment of High Uncertainty

The other night, I had the opportunity to watch a free webcast titled “Use of @RISK for Probabilistic Decision Analysis of a Manufacturing Forecast in an Environment of High Uncertainty”. This presentation was extremely timely, since many companies are struggling to survive in these challenging economic times. Dr. Jose Briones did an excellent job discussing […]

The State of Six Sigma and Process Improvement

Two weeks ago, I attended IQPC’s (International Quality & Productivity Center) Lean Six Sigma and Process Improvement Summit in Orlando, Florida. During the past 4 years, I have watched the conference, the attendees, and their projects evolve. The IQPC did an excellent job keeping the quality of the conference at an A+ level despite wrangling […]

Free Webcast This Thursday: “Lean Six Sigma: History, Trends and Predictions”

On Thursday, January 7, 2010, Ed Biernat will present a free live webcast entitled. "Lean Six Sigma: History, Trends, and Predictions." Lean and Six Sigma have been buzzwords for more than a decade. Some companies have thoroughly embraced the concepts and toolsets, others have dabbled, and the rest sit on the sidelines wondering, to borrow a […]