What are the differences between Six Sigma and data science? Let’s compare the two disciplines in terms differences and common denominators. I will also provide typical job titles, projects, and industries attached to each discipline.
Historically, there’s little agreement on the definition of Quality. Quality experts and professional organizations have their own point of views. For example, Joseph Juran defined Quality as "Fitness for use." Philip Crosby called it "Conformance to requirements." Six Sigma experts define Quality as "Number of defects per million opportunities.” In Agile, quality is defined as the ability of the completed product to achieve the business value expected by the customer. There are 3 concepts in Agile software development to ensure quality.
If you are thinking to transition into business process consulting or quality management you may wonder if Six Sigma or Lean is the best certification for the job. It seems like Lean is frequently combined with Six Sigma in discussions. Let’s take a look how these methods are different from each other.
Many individuals wonder if it is worth to obtain a professional certification. Several factors, including geography, industry, experience, other degrees/certifications play a major role in determining an individual's salary. Also, large corporations value job candidates with certifications more than startups and small businesses. While to many professional get paid significant higher salaries than the below average salaries they are indicative of the relative value of each certification. Here, we take a look at the top professional certifications with the highest earning potential for 2013. We distinguish between certifications that are earned from a professional society (e.g. PMI, ASQ etc.) and certifications that are granated by a private vendor (e.g., Microsoft, Cisco, etc.).