What Is Six Sigma?
Part of the Six Sigma For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Generally, Six Sigma is a problem-solving methodology that helps enhance business and organizational operations. It can also be defined in a number of other ways:
A quality level of 3.4 defects per million opportunities
A rate of improvement of 70 percent or better
A data-driven, problem-solving methodology of Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control
An initiative taken on by organizations to create bottom-line breakthrough change