MoreSteam enhances online Lean Six Sigma encyclopedia

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Tags: lean manufacturing, a leading global provider of online Lean Six Sigma training and support technologies, increased the content of SigmaPedia, its free online Lean Six Sigma encyclopedia (, now offering more than 400 terms and definitions. With the addition of the new terms, has become the richest online portal for free Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement resources.


MoreSteam’s SigmaPedia tool affords practitioners of all experience levels a one-stop reference for all terms relevant to the practices of Lean Six Sigma. To reflect industry demands for integrated Lean and Six Sigma, the master black belts at have enriched the lexicon with many terms pertaining to work-flow, lean and Six Sigma. Some of the new terms included in the SigmaPedia updates are: PDCA, heijunka, hoshin kanri, quick changeover, line balancing, and kanban.


Originally launched in 2005, SigmaPedia is an online encyclopedia of the terms and concepts related to the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge. SigmaPedia continues to be one of the most accessible tools in the MoreSteam toolbox and a valuable support to the suite of online black and green belt courses. Organized alphabetically, the entries in SigmaPedia include definitions and links to external sources that demonstrate concepts and provide more depth of explanation. Where applicable, concepts are further illustrated by examples and graphics. Follow this link to a graphic example of X-bar and R charts:

Searches can be conducted on specific terms or by browsing the entire content alphabetically.

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