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Red X® Reliability Engineers

Red X® Reliability Engineers By John Abrahamian   The Reliability class builds on the skills developed through the Advanced Red X Strategies for Problem Solving class to address complex field problems and “No Trouble Found” problems. Students will learn to apply Shainin’s disciplined approach to solve field failures starting with [...]

By |2018-09-18T04:00:04+00:00September 18th, 2018|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments

INDIA INC.

“NAMASTEY” INDIA The literal translation of namastey (pronounced nah-mah-stay) is "I bow to you." It is used as a courteous greeting which is similar to “Hello” and also as a means of saying "Thank you." INDIA INC. As we all know India is a land of opportunity and if we look into the [...]

By |2018-06-18T13:26:57+00:00June 18th, 2018|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Shainin Symposium 2017

On Thursday the 16th of November 2017, the Shainin Symposium for Europe and Asia was held in Munich Germany. Guests from 15 different countries attended the Symposium to address the subject “Complex-Technical-Problem-Solving” and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Shainin’s Red X methodology. The Symposium was held at the [...]

By |2018-08-10T09:49:05+00:00April 16th, 2018|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments

How Lean is your Six Sigma Program

Combining Lean and Six Sigma has become extremely popular. Everywhere I turn, Six Sigma programs have morphed into Lean Six Sigma. Lean Six Sigma is designed to combine business improvement methods to improve quality and efficiency. Lean production emphasizes the elimination of waste; Six Sigma strives for improvement in process performance. The Six Sigma [...]

By |2018-04-13T12:54:38+00:00April 13th, 2018|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Shainin and Six Sigma

We are often asked to describe the difference between Shainin and Six Sigma. That question is more than it is. Shainin has developed standalone programs to help our clients achieve their Six Sigma goals. In other instances, Shainin technology has greatly enhanced existing Six Sigma programs. OPEN DOCUMENT

By |2018-04-13T12:52:53+00:00April 13th, 2018|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Refining the Art of Asking Why

Many companies which have successful Lean Manufacturing programs, use a 5 Interrogative approach for technical problem solving. By the end of the year, the result is a "problem". This can be a very powerful way of doing it. However, there are two major challenges with the 5 Why approach; The first is the [...]

By |2018-04-13T12:49:06+00:00April 13th, 2018|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments

The Shainin Medal: Recognizing Innovation

The Shainin Medal: Recognizing Innovation Richard D. Shainin Abstract The Shainin medal recognizes innovation. It is awarded for the development of unique creative approaches applied to the improvement of quality or reliability. The Shainin medal nominating committee wants to generate more quality nominations for its consideration. This article provides some [...]

By |2018-06-18T13:50:56+00:00January 15th, 2017|Shainin Articles of Interest|0 Comments