Another great article how-to on innovation this morning. Leadership and management
Excerpt……Innovation in its general sense is simply to create something new or to introduce something different. This could either be to develop a product or to improve a process. But not all means of improving connotes being innovative. Although Six Sigma is clearly defined as the methodology that aims to eliminate defects by identifying probable root causes of the problem, innovation is different. The term is vague and has no specific definition, which may be the reason why people can not exactly differentiate the two. And for some people the idea of integrating Six Sigma in the innovation process will restrain some ideas. If we look at the picture as a whole, the goal is to innovate and Six Sigma is a method that will aid the process of identifying both problem causes and feasible solutions.
Read full article…….via Innovation Excellence | Six Sigma and Innovation – A Remarkable Duo.