Patent Number: 6,253,115

Title: System for implementing a design for six sigma process

Abstract: A system for implementing a design for six sigma process having a plurality of sub-processes each having a plurality of sub-steps. The system includes an independent main application for implementing the design for six sigma process. A series of independent sub-process applications each implements one sub-process of the design for six sigma process. A tool library containing a plurality of executable tools is accessible by the main application and sub-process applications to access and execute the plurality of executable tools. A communications path interconnects the main application, the sub-process applications, and the tool library.

Inventors: Martin; Arlie Russell (Ballston Spa, NY), Elasser; Ahmed (Latham, NY), Ali; Mohamed Ahmed (Niskayuna, NY), Kumar; Virendra (Niskayuna, NY), Aase; Jan Henning (Rexford, NY), Lindholm; Brian Eric (Christiansburg, VA), Kolb; Mark Andrew (Round Rock, TX)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: G06F 19/00 (20060101); G06F 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018