Tag: Six-Sigma

The Eight Wastes

What is Waste? Waste is anything within a process that is not absolutely required to complete the process. Actions within a process can be split into multiple categories, Value Added and Non-Value Added actions. Within Non-Value added actions, there will exist necessary and unnecessary waste. Necessary Waste: E.G. work that must be done to meet

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Organizing Factors as In Scope or Out of Scope

An important strategy to consider when undertaking a new project is to clearly identify and communicate the definition of your project. This usually starts by writing a problem statement, why it matters, and the goal or intended outcome. A key issue to consider as your project progresses is “Scope Creep”. Scope Creep is when outside

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