Steven Bonacorsi

Steven Bonacorsi is the President of the International Standard for Lean Six Sigma (ISLSS) and Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt instructor and coach. Steven Bonacorsi has trained hundreds of Master Black Belts, Black Belts, Green Belts, and Project Sponsors and Executive Leaders in Lean Six Sigma DMAIC and Design for Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodologies.

Review of Dr. Aartsengel & Dr. Kurtoglu’s book "A Guide to Continuous Improvement Transformation." The book focus on guiding leadership through the art of delivering continuous improvement projects both short-term and long-term....Full Article »
Review of Handbook on Continuous Improvement Transformation - The Lean Six Sigma Framework and Systematic Methodology for Implementation, authored by Aristide van Aartsengel & Selahattin Kurtoglu....Full Article »
Got something to do and want to know the tasks that are critical to on-time completion? Here's how critical path mapping with activity network diagrams can help help by determine where little extra effort to will have the greatest payoff....Full Article »
Trying to map the flow of your process before improving it? Here's a primer on the 3 different kinds of flowcharts you can use. Includes step by step instructions on creating Top-Down, Deployment and Detailed flowcharts....Full Article »
A disproportionately large percentage of errors or defects in any process are usually caused by relatively few problems. Pareto analysis helps identify those significant few problems so people can target them for action. Here's how....Full Article »
Want to understand variation within a process at a glance? Look no further than a histogram. Contributor Steve Bonacorsi explains everything you ever wanted to know about this statistical tool but probably didn't know to ask....Full Article »
Box-and-whisker diagrams are useful when you've got a relatively small amount of quantitative data, especially if you need compare the output of two processes creating the same characteristic or to track improvement in a single process. Steve Bonacorsi explains how to use and interpret them....Full Article »
Lots to do but limited time and resources? Steve Bonacorsi looks at the seven steps to using prioritization matrices - especially useful in the project bounding and analyze phases of Lean Six Sigma quality....Full Article »