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ALSO CALLED: Total Quality Management, TQM, 6 Sigma
DEFINITION: Six Sigma is a management philosophy developed by Motorola that emphasizes setting extremely high objectives, collecting data, and analyzing results to a fine degree as a way to reduce defects in products and services. The Greek letter sigma is sometimes used to denote variation from a standard. The philosophy behind Six Sigma is that if you measure how many defects are in a process, you can figure  … 
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Serena Service Management: Free Trial
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Successful Strategies For Business Process Integration
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WEBCAST: Business processes and their effectiveness are what differentiate your company from your competitors. If you can successfully manage your processes you are able to increase efficiency, improve customer service, and deliver new products faster. Watch this webcast to learn how to put your best foot forward when it comes to BPM.
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Oracle Corporation

Test and simulate rules using WebSphere ILOG Business Rules Management System
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Test without writing a single line of code…really
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WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will see how a customer is increasing the speed and effectiveness of their packaged apps testing projects by using best practices and testing accelerators. Inside, learn about solutions that can enhance development and testing efforts for business-critical systems that organizations rely on.
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WEBCAST: Watch this webinar and find out about the new approach to Business Intelligence (BI) that takes advantage of the cloud as a disruptive technology combined with next-generation software applications.
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The management cockpit approach to running your IT environment
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WEBCAST: As IT environments become more dynamic, your operations teams need a unified approach to management and monitoring. In this webcast, learn how automatic detection and automated monitoring setup and configuration are two methods for meeting IT challenges. Inside, discover how the "management cockpit" improves management, and much more.
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The Rise of Collaboration in the Budgeting Process
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WEBCAST: There is a significant investment in the monitoring tools that support your current physical and virtualized infrastructure. This webcast will help you develop tactical and strategic plans for transitioning to the new challenges of managing and optimizing the abstracted infrastructure elements of the SDDC.
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WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover how Smart Process apps - designed to support variable, people-intensive, frequently-changing applications - can optimize collaborative business processes in your organization and deliver more value from your existing operations apps.
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Video Whitepaper: Rapid Bottleneck Identification: A Better Way to do Load Testing
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WEBCAST: Rapid bottleneck identification (RBI) is a new testing methodology that allows quality assurance (QA) professionals to very quickly uncover Web application performance limitations and determine the impact of those limitations on the end user experience.
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Video: Rapid Bottleneck Identification: A Better Way to do Load Testing
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VIDEO: Rapid bottleneck identification (RBI) is a new testing methodology that allows quality assurance (QA) professionals to very quickly uncover Web application performance limitations and determine the impact of those limitations on the end user experience.
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What Distinguishes World Class Manufacturing Companies
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WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the challenges faced by manufacturers and the characteristics that make top enterprises stand out from the pack.
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What is service virtualization?
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WEBCAST: This brief webcast outlines how service virtualization allows you to simulate application dependencies, and thus begin testing earlier and faster. Watch now to learn from industry experts about the benefits that service virtualization can offer your business.
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Why Integrated Change Impact Analysis is Critical for Upgrades of SAP Solutions
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WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast focuses on helping companies understand how they can easily identify the impact that SAP support and enhancement packs will have on their existing transactions and the business processes that rely on them.
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Worksoft Certify Demo
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PRODUCT DEMO: Watch this demo to learn how to create automated testing processes in SAP applications with the help of Worksoft Certify.
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SIX SIGMA DEFINITION (continued): …  out how to systematically eliminate them and get as close to perfection as possible. In order for a company to achieve Six Sigma, it cannot produce more than 3.4 defects per million opportunities, where an opportunity is defined as a chance for nonconformance.There are two Six Sigma processes: Six Sigma DMAIC and Six Sigma DMADV, each term derived from the major steps in the process. Six Sigma DMAIC is a process that defines, measures, analyzes, improves, and controls existing processes that fall below the Six Sigma specification. Six Sigma DMADV defines, measures, analyzes, designs, and verifies … 
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