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Career Opportunities for a SCRUM Master

This article provides us an elaborate coverage on the career opportunities which a SCRUM Master can enjoy in the contemporary scenario. A SCRUM Master can essentially expect career opportunities in 4 directions broadly:   Leading Multiple & Challenging Teams:   A SCRUM Master works with multiple teams on challenging projects concurrently under strict deadlines as well as resource limitations. The main responsibility is to ensure placing the right person for the right kind of responsibility

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Guidelines for Becoming Six Sigma Certified

Six Sigma certification has a global relevance and a professional on becoming Six Sigma certified will attract several opportunities across the world. Such professionals will get opportunities for working with the world’s renowned organizations having a place in the Fortune 500 companies list. This is because most of the organizations in the current scenario recognize the importance of Six Sigma and follow the quality techniques and methodologies as per Six Sigma for driving excellence in

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The different levels of Six Sigma Belt Certifications

Abstract: This article provides a broad overview or an understanding about Six Sigma and its relevance in the present scenario. A description is also provided on the various belt roles or different attainable levels of expertise in Six Sigma certification process.   Six Sigma provides a competitive edge or a cost advantage to the organizations in a highly competitive business scenario, by achieving continuous improvement in quality standards and enhancing operational efficiencies. The main objective

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Discriminant Analysis

What is discriminant analysis Discriminant analysis is a multivariate tool that allows you to classify observations of independent variables into dependent variable categories. The purpose of discriminant analysis is to classify the dependent variable between two or more categories for a set of independent variables. Then based on these predefined observations for which the categories are already known, a model – or a set of linear functions of independent variables – is built for predicting the

BS Quality standards
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Understanding BS Quality Standards

What are the BS Quality Standards The British Standards Institution, BSI, is the institution whose principal activity is the production of standards and standard-related services. The first national standards body was established in 1901 in London. BSI and ISO In 1964, BSI was instrumental in the formation of the International Organization for Standardization, or ISO. It currently has over 80,000 clients in 172 countries, with the majority of its revenue coming from management system assessments

Six Sigma stakeholder analysis
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Six Sigma Projects and Stakeholders

Six sigma Projects and Stakeholders Six Sigma recognizes that stakeholders are a source of opportunity and competitive advantage. It stresses the importance of identifying stakeholders, improving the quality of relationships, and fostering opportunities to maximize value. Six Sigma practitioners use relationship-building strategies, as well as practical tools, for developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders. As well, Six Sigma is forward thinking, meaning stakeholders’ reasoning is geared toward future objectives. Projects based approach Six Sigma is

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Goals and Features of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Total productive maintenance, also known as TPM, is a proactive equipment maintenance program that has always been a part of Lean manufacturing. It started being applied in Six Sigma slowly but steadily, and now is widely used as Six Sigma control phase tool. A total or comprehensive approach to maintenance can be used to sustain improvements and control the improved Six Sigma process by removing deficiencies from machines to minimize or eliminate defects and downtime.

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What is The Mann-Whitney test

The Mann-Whitney test is a nonparametric test you can use when you want to know if two populations are similar – it tells you if they have the same median. You might sometimes find this test referred to by one of its two aliases: the Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon test, or the Wilcoxon rank sum test. This test can be used when you want to determine whether the central value is equal between two populations, or when your

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Project Management Basics for six sigma

Managing projects in Six Sigma starts with understanding what project management is all about. Project management is an application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet project requirements. Project management really began to emerge as a profession more than 50 years ago. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), there are five phases of project management: initiating planning executing monitoring and controlling closing Six Sigma projects can vary dramatically

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The Value of Six Sigma to the Organization

Six Sigma – how do you add value There are many areas of an organization that may benefit from a Six Sigma implementation, such as customer satisfaction, strategic planning, organizational culture, profitability, and market share. Customer satisfaction It’s important that you focus on the voice of the customer to drive change and improvement in the organization. To do this, you can use Six Sigma tools to analyze the data to get an understanding of what

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Purpose and Goals of Six Sigma

The Purpose and goals of Six Sigma The basic foundation of Six Sigma is the defects per million opportunities (DPMO) metric. DPMO is a scientific measure and a way to look at the number of mistakes or defective results you would get from a product or service. This metric sits inside the organizational system within which 6-Sigma operates. The next part of the Six Sigma organizational system is the improvement methodology, within which the DPMO