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Lean Six Sigma Process Analysis - GoLeanSixSigma.com

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Lean Six Sigma Process Analysis - GoLeanSixSigma.com

  1. 1. Process Analysis Understand How To Identify Rework Loops, Redundancies, and Bottlenecks
  2. 2. Look for Opportunities in the Process • With a detailed map of the process, potential clues for possible causes of your issue can be seen. • Some key pointers: • Rework loops • Redundancies • Bottlenecks • Handoffs
  3. 3. • Add cost and can give clues to understanding root cause • Look for places where large amounts of work move back in the process to be fixed • Many of these steps become an accepted part of the process Rework Loops
  4. 4. • Many people are surprised when they map out a process to find that some things happen twice in the same process • Look for limitations causing multiple entry of the same data, multiple handling of the same materials Redundancies
  5. 5. • Places where your process is limited in the volume it can handle • Often the result of specialization, task imbalance, or other restraints on capacity • Will limit the ability of the process to get more done • Constrain your process Bottlenecks
  6. 6. • Can add time to a process • Processes with multiple decisions and inspections can cause big delays • Inspections are frequently added over time due to failure, sometimes the inspections continue to add cost long after the problem has been solved Inspections & Decisions
  7. 7. • Generally create opportunities for something to be mishandled • Create the opportunity for missed communication around requirements that can lead to additional inefficiency Handoffs
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