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Don’t Design the Experiment Until You Research the Process 14 June 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 7503
The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy 03 March 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 6870
Not Another Toyota Article! 10 February 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 7943
Statistical Correlation Does Not Always Prove Cause 13 January 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 12496
Embracing Your Inner Geek 04 November 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 9206
Making Decisions in a Non-Normal World 10 October 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 7792
(Sample) Size Matters 09 September 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 7331
The Omnipotence of Random Sampling Distributions 30 August 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 7304
Know the Process Before Altering Its Specifications 21 June 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 7167
Destructive Gauges and Measurement System Analysis 11 May 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 8649
Performing a Long-Term MSA Study 23 March 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 7878
Performing a Short-Term MSA Study 09 February 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 9188
The Mystery Measurement Theatre 14 January 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 9950
Letting You In on a Little Secret (MSA) 30 November 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 10657
You Might Be a Black Belt If... 19 October 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 7548
Why Doesn’t SPC Work, Part 4 21 September 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 8687
Project Selection for DMAIC 20 April 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 8262
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 3 19 August 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 8200
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 2 21 July 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 10579
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 1 22 June 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 11512
Last Things First 15 May 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 7598
New Year's Resolution 17 February 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 9066
Six Sigma in Hard Economic Times 17 December 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 7685
Acceptable Losses? 12 November 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 8201
Psst, hey buddy! Wanna fix? 22 October 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 7728
No News is Not Good News 20 August 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 8394
Keeping It Real 18 June 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 7031
Will Google Earn a Black Belt? 16 July 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9008
Six Sigma and the Corner Office 21 May 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 7770
Show Me The Money 16 April 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 7430
Homoscedasticity 20 March 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10196
Was it Colder in Grandpa's Day? 21 December 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 12008
ANOVA by any other name 18 January 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10766
Sample Size 21 November 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 12323
Measurement System Analysis 16 October 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 13730
Measurement Levels 17 September 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 15215
Measurements Part 3 17 August 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 13371
Measurements Part 2 20 July 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 12739
Measurements Part 1 17 June 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 8615
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #2 18 February 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 8597
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #3 18 January 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 8641
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #4 18 December 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 8582
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #5 17 November 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 6231
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #6 17 October 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7706
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #7 17 September 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7432
Top Ten Stupid six sigma Tricks #8 17 August 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7079
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Trick #9 17 July 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 8313
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks, #10 17 June 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 9737
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #1 17 March 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 16388
Dogma and Definition 17 May 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 12066

Random Heresy

In the Six Sigma world, we give a lot of lip service to the importance of the customer; we even have an official name for it—voice of the customer, or VOC. The problem is that many businesses don’t really have a good system for giving the customer what they ask

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News Flash

Six Sigma's lead instructor Steven Ouellette wrote an article with Dr. Jeffrey Luftig on "The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business."

 


 

Six Sigma Online's lead instructor Steven Ouellette was profiled in the June 2008 issue of Quality Digest magazine. If you want to learn more about Steve's peculiar view of the world, as well as what he studied for a year in Europe, read the profile online.

 

 

 

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