What We Do
- Orbus TV
- Sign In
Six Sigma - Definition
A helpful A-Z glossary listing key Business and IT transformation terms and technical definitions.
Use the search below to begin.
Six Sigma is a set of tools, techniques and strategies for process improvement originally developed by Motorola in 1981. Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes.
Six Sigma became well known after Jack Welch made it a central focus of his business strategy at General Electric in 1995.
Related to: BPA
Last Updated: 10/30/2017 12:12:30 AM
Microsoft®, Visio® and Office® are all registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. The Open Group®, ArchiMate®, TOGAF® are registered trademarks of The Open Group. IT4IT™ is a trademark of The Open Group. ITIL® and PRINCE® are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited. The Swirl Logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016 All rights reserved. Material is reproduced under license from AXELOS. COBIT® is a registered trademark of ISACA and the IT Governance Institute, and material is reproduced under license from ISACA.