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Process and Quality Excellence Pointers

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Six Sigma Pointers is hosted by Tom Pyzdek, author of The Six Sigma Handbook and noted authority on process excellence. The podcasts cover all important aspects of Six Sigma and process excellence, including lean, quality, and many other topics.

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Six Sigma Pointers is hosted by Tom Pyzdek, author of The Six Sigma Handbook and noted authority on process excellence. The podcasts cover all important aspects of Six Sigma and process excellence, including lean, quality, and many other topics.

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By JTCMQ - Dec 07 2014
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Great information! I wish he wouldn't have quit making podcasts.

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6 Ratings
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Quality info

By JTCMQ - Dec 07 2014
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Great information! I wish he wouldn't have quit making podcasts.
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Process and Quality Excellence Pointers

Updated 7 days ago

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Six Sigma Pointers is hosted by Tom Pyzdek, author of The Six Sigma Handbook and noted authority on process excellence. The podcasts cover all important aspects of Six Sigma and process excellence, including lean, quality, and many other topics.

Rank #1: episode 020-All About Six Sigma

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Mindtool's Rachel Salaman interviews Tom about a wide range of Six Sigma topics. Listen to hear what Six Sigma is, where Six Sigma should (and should not) be used, what are the benefits and pitfalls that await Six Sigma users, where Six Sigma is heading in the future, and much more!

May 24 2008

31mins

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Rank #2: episode 018-Process Capability Analysis

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How good is that process? How do you know? This episode discusses the ins and outs of measuring the process to make it possible to predict future performance.

Apr 27 2008

9mins

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Rank #3: episode 022-An overview of Black Belt training

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Tom presents the audio track of the first lesson of his online Black Belt training. His approach is unique because it presents the various tools in the context of how they are applied. If you are not yet a Six Sigma Black Belt, you will discover what is taught in Black Belt training. If you're already a Black Belt, this podcast will help you understand when and how each tool is applied.

Jul 05 2008

22mins

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Rank #4: episode 015-Quality, Integrity and Six Sigma

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Can we really use Six Sigma to improve the integrity of the organization? You bet! Listen to this episode to find out how.

Apr 02 2008

4mins

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Rank #5: episode 017-DOE for out of control processes

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Can you perform designed experiments on processes that are not in a state of statistical control? This podcast tells you where six eminent expert statisticians come down on this issue, and Tom adds his summary of the debate and his 2-cents worth.

Apr 12 2008

10mins

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Rank #6: episode 016-Variance inflation factor

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Variance inflation is a problem frequently encountered by Six Sigma Black Belts who are performing regression analysis. It can lead to serious problems with the analysis, such as regression coefficients with the wrong sign. Listen to this podcast to learn about variance inflation factors, a metric that quantifies variance inflation.

Apr 07 2008

7mins

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Rank #7: episode 021-modeling with regression

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One important Black Belt activity is to use the organization's data warehouse to explore cause and effect relationships by building models using multiple linear regression. This isn't as easy as just throwing all of the candidate Xs into a software package and crunching away. This podcast describes the technique Tom teaches in Black Belt training.

Jul 01 2008

5mins

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Rank #8: episode 019-The International Academy for Quality

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The International Academy for Quality (IAQ) is an independent, self-supported, non-profit, non-governmental organization that is administered by a collegial assembly of Academicians who have been elected by their peers from the most respected, active and experienced protagonists of quality in the world. In this podcast Tom interviews IAQ Chairman, Spencer Hutchens, Jr.

May 13 2008

10mins

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Rank #9: Episode 023-Be careful what you wish for

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We all want leadership support, right? But if you're not careful to specify precisely what you want your leaders to do for you, you may find yourself worse off than before.

Oct 12 2008

10mins

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Rank #10: Episode 024-Flavor of the Month

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Is Lean or Six Sigma a Flavor of the Month? What does this derisive label actually mean? Listen to this podcast and learn more!

Dec 15 2008

9mins

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