The Intersection of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Global Supply Chain Initiatives Benefit from Real-time Data and Integrated Project Management

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The Intersection of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

It’s no secret that supply chain optimization and lean integration significantly boost ROI. But how do the most successful organizations implement, track, and analyze progress to encourage smarter growth and innovation?

Join us for a webinar as we explore methods for managing lean continuous improvement efforts within supply chains. Featured speakers include Frank Kapper, General Manager of Ultriva by Upland, and Randy Clark, Director, Six Sigma, at Upland Software. Manufacturing journalist Thomas R. Cutler, will moderate.

You will walk away understanding:

  • Where the overlaps between lean and six sigma methodologies can be leveraged
  • How to utilize advancements in technology, especially cooperative technology, to make organizational improvements
  • How enhancing status visibility and aligning activities to your strategy can help improve the focus on supply chain automation projects

Upland Software combines the strengths of project management and the efficiency of lean methodology to deliver successful manufacturing and supply chain projects utilizing its two powerful products, PowerSteering Software and Ultriva.

Watch this informative webinar by registering here.


Frank Kapper
General Manager, Ultriva by Upland
Over 30 years of experience architecting, directing, and managing successful enterprise and division-level information technology and business systems transformation initiatives in mission critical environments. Proven innovator in the application of advanced IT systems and process improvement methodologies to drive sustainable bottom-line improvement and growth. 

Randy Clark
Director, Six Sigma, Upland Software
Black Belt, American Society of Quality Examiner, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award with over 20 years as a practitioner and leader in Continuous Improvement efforts, with companies like Pitney Bowes and Whirlpool.

Thomas Cutler
TR Cutler
Thomas Cutler is the founder of TR Cutler, Inc., the largest manufacturing communication firm worldwide and the Manufacturing Media Consortium™. Cutler has authored more than 5,000 articles for a wide range of manufacturing periodicals, industrial publications, and business journals each published in leading monthly trade magazines, B2B periodicals, blogs, and marquis publications globally. Cutler is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Online News Association, American Society of Business Publication Editors, and Committee of Concerned Journalists. Cutler serves on the advisory and editorial boards of publications focusing on material handling, automation, safety, quality, and lean manufacturing best-practices.

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