Does 6-sigma apply to software development?

Often, people will ask, “can I use 6-sigma for software development?” The short answer is yes. I explain why below.
Like any process, software development can be viewed as a sequence of activities, so process improvement techniques like 6-Sigma will apply. Below, I explain how two Statistical Quality Control (SQC) tools, design of experiments and control […]

Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering (LEfSE)

The Oct. 17 INCOSE-LA speaker’s meeting hosted Bohdan W. Oppenheim, Professor of Systems Engineering at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.  His talk described two important and related recent additions to the body of knowledge of Systems Engineering and Project Management, as follows:
1)      Lean Systems Engineering is a new body of knowledge applying the wisdom […]

Turn Your Career Challenges Into Resume Achievements

Accomplishments are an important part of your resume. They set you apart from your competition and give potential employers a reason to consider you above others with similar qualifications. Most people, however, find it difficult to write resume achievements. What exactly constitutes an accomplishment? Simply put, an accomplishment is an example of how you solved a workplace challenge and […]

Chapter Leader News – October 2012

Student chapters receive GOLD award
Student Chapter Recognition Award Program
IIE is proud to recognize and reward the accomplishments of exceptional student chapters.The University Chapter Activity Report is the basis for the University Chapter Recognition Program. The 2012 Gold, Silver and Bronze awards are given based upon points scored on the 11/12 UCAR.
View student chapters Going GOLD […]

Call for IIE Western Region Writers and Articles

The IIE Western Region Blog Writer will contribute articles for publication on the IIE Western Region blog. We would like you to write and or collect articles by industrial engineering professional, professors, and other students. Also contributions of research, evaluation of software, individual interest projects, and book reviews.

Skills:
· Ability to work independently within a set of guidelines
· Write short, […]