Sigma - the lower case Greek letter is used to represent standard deviation , a measure of variation. The term "six sigma" comes from the notion that if you have six standard deviations between the mean of a process and the nearest specification limit, you will make practically no items that exceed the specifications. What is Sigma?
Which Business Function Needs It? 6 Sigma Methods Design PURCH . Marketing MFG . MAINT . QA ADMIN . SERVICE As long as there is a process that produces an output, whether it is a manufactured product, data, an invoice, etc…, we can apply the Six Sigma Breakthrough Strategy. For these processes to perform to a customer standard they require correct inputs!!!
EDUCATION Champions Team Members Quality Fundamentals/ Kaizen Now Green Belts Black Belts Master Black Belt Mentor, trainer, and coach of Black Belts and others in the organization. Leader of teams implementing the six sigma methodology on projects. Delivers successful focused projects using the six sigma methodology and tools. Participates on and supports the project teams, typically in the context of his or her existing responsibilities. Deployment Champions Responsible for supporting the Deployment Strategy within Line of Business/Customer Segment or Golden Thread