Tag Archives: 6-Sigma

They’re back

After a several year funk, they’re back. They being 3M. Their core business model for decades has famously been to out-innovate their competitors. (The headline on their website┬áis “Innovative Technology for a Changing World.”) They pioneered the idea of giving … Continue reading

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Six-Sigma Not so Valueless Afterall!

Earlier this week my wife (who works with us sometimes) was at the Boston Knowledge Management Forum, where one of the trendy things to talk about was how six-sigma is now an dated old tool, useful in the manufacturing environment … Continue reading

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One more on process vs. innovation

I have just a bit more to say on this process vs. innovation issue, and then I’ll move on. (I have some thoughts on the Intel “comeback” reported by Forbes in their June 4th issue that I will be posting … Continue reading

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Process vs. Innovation

Many pundits argue that the current path to competitive advantage is by out-innovating the competition. This is as opposed to focusing on being more efficient than the competition. The unstated theory being that one of these two approaches is the … Continue reading

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