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Six Sigma

n
trademark a business management strategy that uses statistical methods to identify defects and improve performance
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The 6-Sigma statistical analysis results corroborate the outcome of the CFD analysis and the flow test results on a non-functional battery pack.
4 shows applications for both 4-Sigma and 6-Sigma quality processes.
Should you think of trying to raise your '6-sigma score', you need to keep in mind that the two variables over which you have some control--your mean and your SD--are not the easiest to change, especially if you have established them correctly.
Busca-se identificar a condicao do controle do processo, dentro de uma metodologia de analise baseada no 6-Sigma. A partir dessa analise verifica-se a possibilidade de colocar o sistema em producao de larga escala.
Future product plans for the site include the X-Type sports wagon, F-Type roadster, R-Coupe and the Jaguar 6-Sigma.
When it comes to evaluating different electrical systems, Gary Bayer, Caterpillar project engineer, indicates that his 6-Sigma team set a goal early on to create a main power relay that would be priced competitively enough to vie with relay applications that use multiple cube relays and still be able to replace conventional main power relays on new and existing Caterpillar equipment.
We also have adopted a quality improvement and waste elimination methodology called Consumer Driven 6-Sigma, which has saved us more than $2 billion worldwide over the last few years.
There may indeed be aspects of medical practice that can be known with near-absolute certainty and practiced with 6-Sigma perfection, but we believe that these are likely to be "slices" of clinical medicine only--bundles of interventions applied in conditions of relatively linear clarity and in the absence of profound system complexity.
"We are focusing the expertise of 6-Sigma teams across the company to continue to improve availability of tires," says Cat's Sharon L.
At the same time, Jaguar selected Michelle for production engineering's advanced, 6-Sigma quality training programme.