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Question: When is Six Sigma not Six Sigma? Answer: When it s the Six Sigma Metric!!©
Six Sigma Quality is a popular approach to process improvement, particularly among technology driven companies such as Allied Signal, General Electric, Kodak and Texas Instruments. Its objective is to reduce output variability through process improvement, and/or to increase customer specification limits through design for producibility. I don't like the Six Sigma metric. As you'll see, it fails to pass many of the empirical tests for
: Although originally introduced by Motorola in 1986 as a quality performance measurement, 6s has evolved into a statistically oriented approach to process improvement. It is deployed throughout an organization using an army of champions and experts called black belts, a title borrowed from their martial arts counterparts. They command a rank-and-file made up of teams focusing on the improvement of the organization s processes. Just search the Internet for six sigma and you ll come up with several
: Aras provides a product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution suite in an enterprise open source format.
How Mobile Technology Is Changing Talent Management
With the fast pace of businesses today, employees need to stay connected and continue to be productive from wherever they are. Organizations are thus looking for ways to leverage mobile technology to maintain a competitive edge. TEC analyst Sherry Fox outlines how mobile technology is changing the way companies manage their talent in the areas of recruiting, learning, and performance management, and what to expect for 2012.
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Customer Relationship Management and the Next Generation Network
Next generation networks may eventually allow us to interact with the world in a way compatible with how we live. This would have the greatest impact on our ability to add value to the people we do business with.
: , Lucent , Cisco, Motorola , and others, have come together and put forth a set of improvements tabbed advances to IMS (A-IMS). The main objective of A-IMS is to fill in the blanks left by the original IMS specs (such as support for non-SIP services, and security), and to throw in a few new things to help the network operators manage resources. The other issue that to me poses a potentially bigger obstacle to the promise of convergence has absolutely nothing to do with technology. In order for people to
Product Note: Aras Innovator
Aras Innovator, a PLM solution, is the only enterprise open source solution available within the PLM market. Read this product note to learn what this solution has to offer. Aras Innovator is the only enterprise open source solution available on the PLM market. This product note analyzes the strengths and challenges that the solution has and makes recommendations to both the vendor and potential users.
: of Aras customers include Motorola, XEROX, Freudenberg, Desma, Hayes-Lemmerz, Lear, Basic Research, Lockheed Martin, L-3 Communications, Rolls-Royce, and the U.S. Army. Switching to the no-software-license model was a bold move and it took the company a year and a half to fully plan the entire strategy to adapt to this way of operating as a business, commented Marc Lind, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing at Aras. Without the revenue from selling software licenses, Aras now relies on three revenue
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How 3Com, Became 1Com
3Com is getting out of it’s no-growth modem and high-end networking businesses. It’s already spun off the high-growth Palm unit. What will be left?
: some high-end equipment to Motorola (NYSE:MOT) and kill off its family of CoreBuilder high-end switching products, turning to former competitor Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) for that type of technology, as previously reported. 3Com also plans to shed its slow-growing analog modem business. The company will create a joint venture with networking firm Accton Technology and manufacturing company NatSteel Electronics, which will build and sell analog modems that use the U.S. Robotics name. 3Com will own a
Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity – Part 1 » The TEC Blog
marquee customers include Kraft, Motorola, Owens Corning, Syngenta , and Vodafone . Many of Emptoris’ customers have received coveted awards by industry magazines and associations, such as those from the Baseline Magazine, InfoWorld, Franz Edelman , the Chartered Institute for Purchasing Supply (CIPS) , and Aberdeen Group for best practices and return on investment (ROI) -proven use of technology. Further information on Emptoris’ customers is available here . New CEO’s Modus Operandi After some
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The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain
Adds a new dimension to your business with The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain. Easy to get: click here! “Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers across the US struggle to cope with the inadequacies of the current globalized supply chain model. Learn five reasons why current supply chain models are flawed and how you can use a new architecture to balance supply chain risk, globalized sourcing, and economics.
: clients include Dell, Sun, Motorola and a significant number of technology companies. We address the following major problems: Increased inventory turns using postponement and final configuration as enablers Custom supply chain programs for unique needs Freight cost reduction using appropriate transportation chains for different component streams Eliminating rework Reassert control of your Supply Chain Control your IP when using offshore sources Extron s Last Mile business model addresses the above
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Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance » The TEC Blog
Stu Reed’s work at Motorola, where, seven years ago this week, that company announced its $60 million initiative around control towers . Most of the buzz around control towers has, it seems to me, been around ‘they are coming’. Supply chains are, undeniably, getting more complex. Enterprises are, irrefutably, seeking greater visibility over their increasingly far-flung operations. The supply chain industry is, generally, however, still trying to come to terms with whether, when, and how the supply
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SAP Weaves Microsoft .NET And IBM WebSphere Into Its ESA TapestryPart Two: Market Impact
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: customers, including Dow , Motorola , and Nokia , might give some vindication to Oracle s long-touted notion of a single database with a single data model underlying all business applications, creating a so-called single version of the truth for all enterprise data (see Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit ). Competitive Strategy While SAP has not been known for speed, its holistic and meticulous approach to new product delivery this time again may give customers some breathing space between
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