Lean & Six Sigma Excellence Awards 2017 recognizes projects in the following categories:DMAIC – Manufacturing
This category involves projects related to manufacturing & operations. Typical examples would include reduction in product/ batch reductions, yield improvement of equipment, etc.
This process involves projects related to sectors like banking, consultancy, telecommunication, healthcare, insurance, etc. Typical examples include improving payment processing cycles in banks, reducing call handling time in telecom process, etc.
This process involves projects related to functions which provide support to main business processes. Typical examples are reduction in attrition levels by HR departments of manufacturing companies, improvement in transaction cycles by IT departments of Pharmaceutical companies etc. The above mentioned types are an indication for participants to help them decide the right type of entry for their projects.
This process involves projects related to improvement in current processes. Lean is a collection of techniques for reducing the time needed to provide products or services while providing improved quality.
This process involves projects related to supply chain excellence in various sectors. Entries must focus of specific challenges faced by the organizations, innovations and improvements in the supply chain processes in order to surmount these challenges and achievements as a result of these innovations. A typical example is improvement in customer service levels due to supply chain innovations.
This process involves projects related to excellence in logistics and transportation. Typical examples include innovations in transportation planning or route planning, reduction in transportation costs, etc.