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  • 5

  • 5S
    5S is a process and method for creating and maintaining an organized, clean and high-performance work environment in which there is exactly what is needed at the moment. It is the basis for constant (...)
  • 5x why
    It is a method that prevents hasty solutions and leads the team to find the root cause. It is used by asking repeatedly (five times) “Why?” Until a cause is discovered whose effect (...)
  • a

  • Affinity diagram
    It is a group technique that allows you to assemble and organize a large number of ideas / problems and then aggregate them into interlinked groupings or categories. Used after ending (...)
  • APQP
    Advanced Product Quality PlanningAPQPAdvanced (or Modern) quality planning is a structured methodology for defining and establishing the steps necessary for continuous (...)
  • b

  • Belbin
    Meredith Belbin identified nine types of team roles. Each team role has its own combination of benefits and acceptable weaknesses. Team roles describe behavior patterns that are not immutable (...)
  • Black Belt
    He is an employee who devotes most of his time to solving the company's chronic problems and strategic initiatives using methodology Lean Six Sigma. SC&C Partner awards the certificate Black Belt on(...)
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
    Blue Ocean Strategy, or the strategy of the blue ocean, was described by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne in 2005. This strategy calls on companies to create new (...)
  • Brainstorming
    It is a simple group technique to generate new ideas, ideas and themes. The underlying idea is that people in the group, based on the suggestions of others, will come up with more than they would have invented (...)
  • c

  • CDOC
    CDOC effective systematic methodology focused on product or process development. This is the abbreviation used to refer to the procedure used during Design for Six Sigma of projects: Conceptualize, Design, (...)
  • Cp
    Cp indicates the capability index of a process, to determine the general assumptions and conditions of the normal distribution of measured values. Cp expresses an estimate of the process's ability to create (...)
  • Cpk
    Cpk indicates the capability index of a process that originated from an index Cp for the sake of generalization and to achieve a more informative ability of this characteristic. It is an estimate of the process capability (...)
  • d

  • Design For Six Sigma
    Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is an innovative method Six Sigma, which combines multiple tools to improve existing products with emphasis on customer voice and putting results into practice. Compared Six Sigma(...)
  • Design For X
    It is a disciplined process providing a structured methodology for the efficient development and business valuation of new products, processes and services with an emphasis on aspect X. The role of X can be played by price, (...)
  • DMAIC
    DMAIC is an effective, systematic, data-based problem-solving methodology. This is an abbreviation used to denote the procedure used during Six Sigma a Lean Six (...)
  • DOE (Design Of Experiment)
    Design of Experiment (DOE) is a test or multiple tests in which we make changes to the process input factors to observe and identify the corresponding changes in the output variable, called (...)
  • f

  • Facilitace
    The role of the facilitator is to guide the group to the goal of the meeting or meeting. It facilitates communication, impartially controls the discussion and keeps the subject matter of the issue at the center of interest.
  • FMEA
    FMEA is an abbreviation of the initial letters of the phrase “Failure Modes and Effects Analysis”. The Czech translation uses the phrase “Analysis of possible defects and their consequences”. It's basic (...)
  • FNA (Functional Cost Analysis)
    A methodical approach helping to find and correctly formulate problems and assign innovative tasks in terms of required function, production costs and customer value. Provides detailed abstract (...)
  • g

  • G8D
    It is an analytical procedure used mainly in automotive to solve a sudden problem. The aim is to facilitate and speed up problem identification, its elimination, customer protection against (...)
  • Global Eight Disciplines (G8D)
    It is an analytical procedure used mainly in automotive to solve a sudden problem. The aim is to facilitate and speed up problem identification, its elimination, customer protection against (...)
  • Green Belt
    It is an employee who, under the leadership of Black Belt, participates in the implementation of the principles of the methodology in addition to his normal work duties Lean Six Sigma into the company environment. SC&C Partner awards (...)
  • i

  • Innovation (improvement, introduction of something new)
    Concept innovation in our conception it includes a new idea (invention), its successful implementation, and possibly also marketing.
  • Invention (idea, ingenuity)
    From the point of view of product development, it is a component that stands primarily at the very beginning, but usually also applies throughout the entire development process.
  • Ishikawa diagram
    Or the cause and effect diagram is a team tool that is generally used to find possible causes of a given consequence. For example, in the Measure phase, it serves to identify input and process (...)
  • k

  • Kaizen
    Naming Kaizen was created by combining two Japanese characters Kai in Czech “change” and Zen “good”. This philosophy of gradual and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes was first applied after 2. (...)
  • KJ analysis
    Detailed method for capturing customer voice and related images, their subsequent prioritization and processing.
  • l

  • Lean
    Lean, also known as Lean production, Lean management or lean production in Czech. Philosophy Lean is associated with the Toyota Production System (TPS), the establishment of which is associated with the company (...)
  • Lean Design
    This is an effective R&D strategy. Effectively combines tools and methods Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and principles Lean to reduce the development time of a new or upgraded (...)
  • Lean Six Sigma
    It is a systematic, disciplined data-based approach designed to eliminate errors in every process. The goal Lean Six Sigma is to increase yields by reducing variability, errors and wasting. (...)
  • m

  • Master Black Belt
    SC&C Partner awards the title Master Black Beltif the applicant fulfills the following conditions: led more than 5 Green Belt training, participated in solving, mentoring or coaching position to solve (...)
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
    It is a method used to verify the credibility of the data collected. The aim is to assess the quality of the measured values ​​by revealing the extent to which the measurement or assessment system is able to provide (...)
  • o

  • OEE
    Overall Equipment Effectiveness is a measure of the percentage of time of the equipment in which a quality product is produced, in relation to the proposed operating time (...)
  • p

  • PPAP
    It is a standard that is used to reduce the risk before a part (product) or service is marketed. Its main advantages include: identification of problems, reduction of costs of poor quality, (...)
  • q

  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
    It is an effective tool for working with the voice of the customer, namely its transfer to other stages of quality planning, product development and production process.
  • Quick Response Quality Control (QRQC)
    This method comes from the automotive industry and is often used in combination with G8D. It makes it possible to record in a structured way the essential factors causing problem situations in production, logistics, (...)
  • r

  • Regression analysis
    It serves for mathematical description of dependence between two quantities. It provides a model - an equation that describes the behavior of two or more interdependent variables.
  • Regulation diagram
    It serves for verification of process stability and its regulation. Control charts help ensure that the process behaves "the same" over time. It is a time series in which the central line is drawn and (...)
  • s

  • Six Sigma
    A methodology that gives companies a way to make fewer mistakes in all their activities by eliminating disagreements before they occur. Six Sigma is a disciplined system approach that is (...)
  • SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die)
    It is a quick re-adjustment method that aims to significantly reduce the changeover and adjustment times of the machine from one product type to
  • SPC (Stastical Process Control)
    Abbreviation for 'statistical process control'.
  • Static testing of hypotheses
    This is a rigorous procedure to verify certain assumptions or assumptions about processes or products based on a limited number of observed values. An example might be a decision whether a product meets (...)
  • t

  • personality test
    Meredith Belbin identified nine types of team roles. Each team role has its own combination of benefits and acceptable weaknesses. Team roles describe behavior patterns that are not immutable (...)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
    It is an approach to proactively maintaining equipment, eliminating unplanned downtime, and improving the level of cooperation between operators and maintenance.
  • TRIZ (Innovation Problem Solving Theory)
    TRIZ is the abbreviation of the Russian phrase "Teoriya Resheniya Izobretatelskikh Zadatch" and the most accurate translation into Czech is "theory of solving innovative problems". The foundations of this methodology (...)
  • v

  • Voice of Customer (VOC)
    Or the voice of the customer clearly expresses the needs and requirements of the customer and their perception of your product or service. The voice of the customer represents the real expectations of the customer, not our (...)
  • Value Stream Map (VSM)
    It is a comprehensive map that captures all the steps of the material and information flow of a product from order to delivery to the customer. Part of the map is value flow analysis and time analysis.
  • z

  • Process capability
    Process capability means its ability to meet predetermined product quality criteria over the long term. It expresses the relationship between the prescribed accuracy and the accuracy actually achieved. Can (...)