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History of Six Sigma

six-sigma

Six Sigma was originally developed as a set of practices designed to improve manufacturing processes and eliminate defects, but its application was subsequently extended to other types of business processes as well. In Six Sigma, a defect is defined as anything that could lead to customer dissatisfaction. (more…)

Fri, January 30 2015 » Project Management »

Glossary For Project Management

Glossary For Project Management

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  • Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP measures the actual cost that has been spent, rather than the budgeted cost
  • Agile software development is a set of fundamental principles about how software should be developed based on an agile way of working in contrast to previous heavy handed software development methodologies.
  • Aggregate planning is an operational activity which does an aggregate plan for the production process, in advance of 2 to 18 months, to give an idea to management as to what quantity of materials and other resources are to be procured and when, so that the total cost of operations of the organization is kept to the minimum over that period. (more…)

Thu, January 29 2015 » Uncategorized »

A quick guide to metal casting

Metal Casting

What’s so interesting about the casting process (as practiced commercially by the likes (more…)

Wed, January 28 2015 » Construction Materials »