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sigma

1. the 18th letter in the Greek alphabet (Σ, σ or, when final, ς), a consonant, transliterated as S
2. Maths the symbol Σ, indicating summation of the numbers or quantities indicated

sigma

(σ) The 18th letter of the Greek alphabet, used in stellar nomenclature usually to designate the 18th-brightest star in a constellation or sometimes to indicate a star's position in a group.

sigma

[′sig·mə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A C-shaped spicule.

portico

1. A covered entrance whose roof is supported by a series of columns or piers, commonly placed at the front entrance to a building.
2. A stoa.

SIGMA

A scientific visual programming environment from NASA.

http://fi-www.arc.nasa.gov/fia/projects/sigma/.
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SIGMA has been providing assistance to Armenia on public procurement reform since 2008 and is currently supporting the
Unlike traditional quality control methods that preceded the six sigma movement, six sigma places an increased emphasis on strong, passionate leadership and a clear focus on achieving measurable financial returns from the project.
Thus instead of traditional exhortations, such as "Do things right the first time" and "Quality is everybody's business", Six Sigma does not depend on slogans, tag-lines, sound-bites, etc., essentially public relations proclamations, but stresses hard techniques to rectify poor performance and aims at improvement, in a project-by-project manner by trained personnel.
4) Modeling critical-success-factors of Six Sigma using SEM.
A patient identification process might need higher standards, for example, than a 6-sigma goal on blood glucose levels (where the existing sigma is about 3 if mostly due to instrumentation which cannot do better).
Many companies have defined the mastery of Six Sigma with the terminology of the belt system of martial arts and use Green Belts, Black Belts, and Master Black Belts to undertake and lead projects.
Given its distinctive attributes, performance, and management team, Sigma offers us a unique opportunity to tap into the high-potential Egyptian and regional generic pharmaceutical markets.
Among them are Lean Sigma, Design for Six-sigma, Six-sigma for Marketing and the most common DMAIC--Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control, Hambleton (2007).
In addition to announcing the fp, Sigma also announced three new lenses and teased a Foveon version of the fp.
As the name suggests this book is for the leaders who are in process of implementing the Six Sigma in their organization or thinking about implementing Six Sigma in the near future.
[ClickPress, Mon Nov 12 2018] The International Lean Six Sigma Institute, popularly known as ILSSI, is a leading institute established for the fostering of communication and standardization between Lean Six Sigma.
Sigma Club, University of lbadan, is set to play host to the presence of His Royal Highness Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi 11 -The Emir of Kano.