Choosing the RIGHT “Six Sigma” Certification provider?

If you are taking a career in Engineering and Quality Management in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, technology or even service industries, your employers will often consider Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma qualifications as a good-to-have skill and even must-have profile in some certain cases. Normally, an engineer or process analyst start the career with some basic knowledge of problem-solving skills in partcular and lean six sigma tools in general. Based on that, you have already started with “White-belt” six sigma level. And then, you…

Lean Production Characteristics discovered by Literature-Review Text Mining

Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền Nowdays, a massive amount of data has been generated for every single second, which is increasing the need for data analysis. The data is not only in form of figures, but also in text. That leads to the term of data science in general and text mining in particular. With the text mining and data visualization, the following article, namely Literature Review with Data Mining, is dedicated for disclosing the inherent characteristics of Lean Production based on the research outcomes released by…

SMED for Quick change over

Phương pháp SMED-Chuyển đổi nhanh NGUYỄN NGỌC HIỀN Abstract: One of the improvement tools in manufacturing defining an unique feature of the Toyota Production System is Quick Change Over, well known as the Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED). Reducing changeover time is a major objective of this approach by distinguishing between internal activities & external activities, and thereby providing improved measures for those activites to dwindle the total changeover time. For this post, readers will be added a practical example of the application of the…

Data Science with Free Springer Books durante la cuarentena del Covid-19

Ethically, you shall pay something to exchange for other things. However, there is a special thing that should be shared to all others who are limited for the access is knowledge! Due to the fact that, what makes the human is different from other species is the accumulation of knowledge via books, hand-writing and recorded information throughout history [this statement was derived from Scientists!] In the era of data science, Springer offers a hundred of books in free of charge via this link. Enjoy!

Visualizing KPI Dashboard of Operator Productivity

Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền Abstract: In order to maintain the operator productivity associated with higher retention rate, a manufacturer shall measure its operator performance and make up appropriate incentive schemes for those operators who achieve the performance targets. This article not only shows how a practical performance measurement system was realized but it was also presented in a visual way for effortless management. In order to maintain the morale and loyalty of direct production operators, the manufacturer decided to build the performance measurement systems which evaluate…

Data visualization with modern website platform

Trực Quan Hóa Dữ Liệu Trên Nền Tảng Web Hiện Đại Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền Abstract: With a massive amount of data in the age of Big data, the role of data visualization enhances the value of the unspeakable data and the enjoyment of users. Due to synchronized development, applications for data presentation are increasingly diversified, modernized and friendly with users. The following shows some well-known applications in the web platform. Tóm tắt: Với dung lượng dữ liệu trong thời đại dữ liệu lớn (Big Data)…

Phân Tích Định Lượng với R

Lean Help hân hạnh giới thiệu đôi lời về quyển sách “PHÂN TÍCH ĐỊNH LƯỢNG VỚI HÀM VÀ THÔNG SỐ TRONG R”. Quyển sách này được thiết kế với khổ in như là một cuốn cẩm nang với bề ngoài nhỏ gọn và nội dung được tối giản hóa nhằm giúp bạn đọc tham khảo nhanh các lệnh thực thi cũng như ví dụ minh họa cho 7 nội dung thống kê phổ biến trong công việc hằng ngày bằng R: Xử lý dữ liệu…

Inventory Planning Model

Mô hình lập kế hoạch tồn kho NGUYỄN NGỌC HIỀN Abstract: The complexity in managing the inventory in a real business is very prominent, which raises a need of model to logically calculate stock levels (such as safety stock,..). These stock levels were calculated by a dozen of formulas. To bring the formulas into the sun, I carefully connected one by one formula, which eventually results in the inventory planning model as illustrated: Tóm tắt: Tính phức tạp trong quản lý tồn kho thực tế…

Levels of Cognition

Các Cấp Độ Tư Duy NGUYỄN NGỌC HIỀN Abstract: DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) approach describes systematically the sequenced steps in process improvements according to Six Sigma methodology. In combination with DMAIC approach, the way to observe, recall, and understand the problem is also vital for the success of DMAIC implementation as well as avoiding the application as the rote. Bloom’s Revised Taxanomy model will enable readers to know the understanding process and measure how depth the understanding about the problem. Tóm tắt: Chu…