Six Sigma in an R&D context

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Six Sigma in an R&D context
Is it possible to use Six Sigma to improve the quality of R&D processes? Or do R&D activities naturally defy systematic improvement efforts?

Six Sigma in Development
Maarten Peters
The DMAIC-process as the basis of Six Sigma offers a structural problem-solving methodology.
The Defi...

Six Sigma in an R&D Development: Design For Six Sigma
Six Sigma methodology can be used in R&D. However, the DMAIC format may be difficult to use, unless there is a specific process in place for research ...

Six Sigma
It is indeed possible to improve results of R&D function via the deployment of DFSS (Design For Six Sigma) methodology and tools....

Six Sigma in R&D
James Gunn
Six Sigma is about reducing variance in a process, which doesn't sound like a good thing in R&D. And while you may repeat certain design tasks for pro...

Six Sigma in a R&D Context
Leopoldo Araujo
Well, it depends on your approach...
If you are targeting "to improve the quality of R&D processes" I will assume you already have some ta...

Design for Six Sigma in R&D Context
The approach should be DFSS (Design for Six Sigma). This will provide a detailed process flow and tools to be used in each phase of development...

The Relation between Six Sigma and R&D
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, SIG Leader
@James Gunn: R&D aims at finding causes of variance. Six Sigma aims at reducing variance. So in a way Six Sigma start...

Ger de Waard, Management Consultant, Netherlands, SIG Leader
TRIZ is a problem solving toolkit: the principal TRIZ tools directs you to find all the ways of solving a problem, to find new concepts and the routes...


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Jagdish B Acharya

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