The name for the process methodology and philosophy of managing that focuses on eliminating defects through practices that emphasize understanding, measuring and improving processes. It can sometimes be seen as a more evolved, second generation version of Total Quality Management. (JJH)

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Six Sigma – Six Sigma is one of the relatively newer labels that is being used to promote the advantages of quality improvement.  It is often described as a philosophy, a measurement, a goal, and a deployment methodology. ( Glossary)

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I am ex-architectural woodworker and general contractor turned IT, Business and Project Management consultant, software developer wannabe senior division triathlete and ski racer, Yankee fan and founder of, 360 Difference, and now too.
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