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Work BreakDown Structure by Kabir Kassam

Work BreakDown Structure:

The Foundation of Project Planning

A work breakdown structure is a critical project management tool. This vital step sets the foundation for the rest of the project planning. 313 more words


A Linear Congruential Generator (LCG) in R

In my simulation classes, we talk about how to generate random numbers. One of the techniques we talk about is the Linear Congruential Generator (LCG). Starting with a… 693 more words

Six Sigma

Six sigma, lean, lean sigma, and lean six sigma

It occurs to me that sometimes it helps if you clarify just what the hell you are talking about… In our book, we discuss six sigma in the chapter on quality; and explain lean principles and practices in the chapter on lean manufacturing.   139 more words

Chap 09 Quality

Extending lean sigma beyond the boundaries of the firm

I had lunch with a Black Belt recently.  He works for a company that manufactures complex electronics equipment.  In his role as a Black Belt process engineer he has four major projects to complete in a year – and his most recent project has reduced his company’s costs by £250,000.   217 more words

Supply Chain


Andre is a professional graduated in Business Management and Information Technology with more than 8 years of experience in software development using Microsoft technology such as .Net Framework, CRM and XRM, Share Point, Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server. 61 more words


Leaning on the lies

Nearly two years ago I left my job in process improvement at a call center of a large corporation. This company had its own PI program that liberally… 538 more words


On the Biggest Problem

Entrepreneurs routinely claim lack of funding is their biggest problem. I’ve also heard business owners echoing it. When considering career paths and choices, I’ve heard my friends say the pay was the problem. 295 more words