Operational Excellence in a Nutshell

What is Operational Excellence? Operational Excellence is about understanding what you do, how you do it, your purpose, and the value you bring as a stakeholder to your organization. We’ve summarized the three key points needed in every operational excellence guide, whether it be Lean Six Sigma based or BPM, business process management based. 1. […]

Lean Six Sigma and DMAIC Tools Update

You may have noticed that templatestaff.com has been completely revamped and has had many Lean Six Sigma and DMAIC tools added.  While these are not pure Six Sigma software downloads, they are in most cases great tools for your Six Sigma analysis. We have taken both green belt and black belt training and there is […]

Lean Six Sigma Project Examples Coming Soon

Lean Six Sigma Project Examples Coming Soon Whether your company boasts a robust Total Quality Management (TQM) program or whether your company has a team of at least one Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to be proud of, one of the challenges in Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is getting the candidate to truly understand […]

Kaizen Continuous Improvement Checklist for Microsoft Excel

Kaizen Continuous Improvement Checklist for Microsoft Excel Folks, today\’s update is the long awaited Kaizen Continuous Improvement Checklist for Microsoft Excel.  As many lean practitioners and black belts know, Kaizen is a rough Japanese translation for \”continuous improvement\” or \”to continuously improve\”. This template is ready for use, however, you can change it or adapt […]

Lean Manufacturing Plan Requirements Template

Lean Manufacturing Plan Requirements Template   This latest Lean Manufacturing Plan Requirements Template is for Microsoft Word.  This is a basic plan for all those small companies trying to kick-start their product assembly activities.  This is really intended for startups that have a product ready for final assembly and integration, and the requirements for selecting an […]

Lean Six Sigma 5S Checklist for Microsoft Excel

Lean Six Sigma 5S Checklist for Microsoft Excel This Lean Six Sigma 5S checklist is ready to use.  Please understand this has nothing to do with the iPhone 5s.  5S is a methodology used in Lean Manufacturing to ensure workplace organization optimization.  The 5S  are Sort, Simplify, Systematic Cleaning, Standardize, Sustain and these are the […]

Six Sigma Project Now Available for Download

Six Sigma Project Now Available for Download We now have a complete DMAIC Six Sigma project available for download.  The complete version includes all original files (Excel, PowerPoint, and Minitab worksheet) whereas the \”light\”, low cost version just includes pdf files.  Should you purchase the low cost version and decide Preamble Acme Laptop Company has […]

SPC (Statistical Process Control) Excel Templates for the Next Month

SPC (Statistical Process Control) Excel Templates Great news this morning team!  Dean Christolear over at CpkInfo.com (the former stataids.com) has been kind enough to grant us permission to offer his great, free Excel Templates for statistics. Over the next few weeks, we will provide the templates for download on templatestaff.com, but we also encourage you […]

Six Sigma Online\’s Free White Belt Course Extended – msnbc.com

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The very popular introductory White Belt course that was launched earlier this year is now extended through the summer of 2012. The course offers an overview of Six Sigma as a way to familiarize the individual with basic principles. The certification program consists of 4 Six Sigma PDF lessons, a Flash Video, and […]

National DCP, LLC Selects Transplace for Instant Supply Chain Visibility and Inbound Transportation Management Service Improvement – Business Wire

DALLAS & BELLINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National DCP, LLC (NDCP), the exclusive member-owned distribution and purchasing cooperative for Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins outlets, has selected Transplace as its third party logistics (3PL) provider to efficiently manage inbound shipments to its distribution centers throughout the United States. As an award-winning company providing management services and logistics […]