Risk Management Process Example Business

A risk management process example for business is described in ASQ Quality Progress December 2015. The article is titled ″High Vantage Point: Report-outs to reduce the Risk of Organizational Problems.″

A PDF of this article below describes how an organization typically views its safety and other infrequent occurring events as lagging indicators. With this traditional risk management approach, each event is often discussed in isolation with the intent that changes be made to avoid re-occurrence.  However, an effective time-series data analysis of the time-between safety violations (for example) often indicates that nothing has changed. Another alternative reporting methodology is needed that tracks these infrequent failure-events from a process output point of view. Continue reading Risk Management Process Example Business

Diabetes Data Tracked at the 30,000-foot-level

ASQ Quality Progress January 2017 published article titled “Monitor and Manage: Diabetes measurement tracking at the 30,000-foot-level.” Described is an Integrated Enterprise Excellence (IEE) approach for diabetes data measurement tracking and understanding improvement opportunities. Techniques apply to business key performance indicators (KPIs) as well; e.g., in an operational excellence business management system. Continue reading Diabetes Data Tracked at the 30,000-foot-level

Book Review: Integrated Enterprise Excellence Volume I and Lean Six Sigma Project Execution Guide

ASQ Quality Management Forum editor, Robert Spencer, presents a detailed review of  an Operational Excellence Implementation and Process Improvement book series, where in this review he addresses two books.  The first book is Integrated Enterprise Excellence Volume I – The Basics: Golfing Buddies Go Beyond Lean Six Sigma and the Balanced Scorecard by Forrest Breyfogle. Included also in this review is Breyfogle’s Lean Six Sigma Project Execution Guide: The Integrated Enterprise Excellence (IEE) Process Improvement Project Roadmap.
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Book Review: Integrated Enterprise Excellence Vol. III Improvement Project Execution

ASQ Quality Management Forum editor, Robert Spencer, presents a detailed review a Lean Six Sigma project execution book. This book titled Integrated Enterprise Excellence Volume III: Improvement Project Execution: A Management and Black Belt Guide for Going Beyond Lean Six Sigma and the Balanced Scorecard is authored by Forrest Breyfogle. “Lean Six Sigma practitioners will find this volume indispensable as a reference for enterprise-DMAIC and process-DMAIC roadmaps. Managers will appreciate the visual management perspective in presenting analysis results,” testifies Spencer in this book review. Continue reading Book Review: Integrated Enterprise Excellence Vol. III Improvement Project Execution

Book Review: Solutions Manual Integrated Enterprise Excellence Vol. III

ASQ Quality Management Forum editor, Robert Spencer, presents a detailed review of Forrest Breyfogle’s Lean Six Sigma Exercise Solutions Book.  This Solutions Manual for Lean Six Sigma application problems referenced in Integrated Enterprise Excellence, Volume III – Improvement Project Execution: A Management and Black Belt Guide for Going Beyond Lean Six Sigma and the Balanced Scorecard.  Robert states, ″ Forrest Breyfogle’s Solutions Manual is a study guide that demonstrates application of statistical analysis skills using realistic business problems, related business performance data sets, and detailed project execution roadmaps.”
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Understanding Data: A Way to Convert a Numbers Table to Automatically Generated Predictive Report-outs

ASQ Quality Progress December 2014 published an article titled ″Understanding Data: A Way to Convert a Numbers Table to Automatically Generated Predictive Report-outs″

At the end of business quarters, many people spend precious time and effort preparing to satisfy management’s need to know how the business is faring. Executives may receive a large deck of PowerPoint slides or a huge Excel file that tries to summarize their organization’s performance. After weeks of collecting this data, the compilation often contains outdated information, can be difficult to interpret and does not present information in a format so that the most appropriate action or non-action will be taken. Continue reading Understanding Data: A Way to Convert a Numbers Table to Automatically Generated Predictive Report-outs