Six Sigma

IQ Six Sigma: Your IQ Problem Solving Partner

IQ Six Sigma uses problem solving techniques based on scientific methods to help define and solve problems with unknown solutions. IQ Six Sigma is an extremely powerful problem solving tool and can achieve outstanding results. Typical projects require a 1.5 sigma improvement and savings in excess of $75,000 in order to be effective. However, in most cases annual ROI (Return On Investment) is 5 to 10 times the project budget. IQ Six Sigma can help determine who the customers are and what the Voice of the Customer (VOC), Critical Customer Requirements (CCR) and Critical to Quality (CTQ) requirements are. IQ Six Sigma enables people to work as a team and use their knowledge and skills (with scientific methods) to solve problems with unknown solutions.

Define

  • Kano Analysis
  • Brainstorming
  • Affinity
  • Multivoting
  • Raking & Rating
  • Project Selection
  • Swim Lane Maps
  • SIPOC Diagrams
  • Quick Wins

Deliverables

  • True Problem Statement
  • Initial Rough Sigma
  • Project Charter
  • Tollgate Review

Measure

  • Detailed Process Maps
  • Value Stream Maps
  • Stratification Plan
  • Check Sheets
  • Graphical Data Display
  • Control Charts
  • Normal Bell Curve
  • Sigma

Deliverables

  • Measurement Plan
  • Accurate Sigma Value of Current State
  • Re-written Problem Statement
  • Tollgate Review

Analyze

  • VA Analysis
  • Predictors & Responses
  • Pareto Charts
  • Cause & Effect Diagrams
  • 5 Why's
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Correlation
  • Regression
  • Box Pilots
  • T-Tests
  • ANOVA
  • Gage R&R

Deliverables

  • Validated True Root Cause
  • Tollgate Review

Improve

  • Creative Solution
  • Generating Techniques
  • Poka Yoke
  • SMED
  • 5 'S'
  • 7 Wastes
  • Kanban
  • Work Cells
  • Future State Process
  • Maps
  • Pilot Solutions

Deliverables

  • Solutions for Root Causes
  • Tollgate Review

Control

  • Visual Documentation
  • QMS
  • Lessons Learned

Deliverables

  • Control Plan
  • Transition Plan
  • Validated Solutions
  • Validated Savings
  • Celebrate Success
  • Tollgate Review