Jami Kovach
University of Houston, College of Technology

TECHZONE DEMO

Thursday, Oct. 19 – On-going throughout the day

Six Sigma and Supply Chain Information Sharing in Action

Accurate and reliable data is needed to support decision making processes, particularly in complex operations such as supply chain management. Due to the large number of participants (internal and external to the organization) that are typically involved in supply chain operations, organizations often find that it is difficult to effectively share information and align goals within the supply chain. To address this issue, the Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology was utilized within a marine transportation organization’s supply chain to create a process for effectively and efficiently sharing information about inland tank barge equipment between supply chain members. See the results.


Jami Kovach
Department of Construction Management
University of Houston, College of Technology

Established in 1927, the University of Houston provides cutting-edge programs in undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education. Ranked among the best colleges in America, UH is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, one of the nation’s most diverse student populations, and alumni who have become international leaders. For more than 75 years, the College of Technology has inspired innovation and uniquely equipped industry leaders with broad engineering and technical knowledge, critical thinking, teamwork and computing skills. A strong partnership with industry provides students practical experience that addresses real-world challenges.

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