It is amazing to read how progress takes time, or days, to show its value. In this article by Dylan Love, Kepler’s prediction of the most efficient way of stacking spheres was in a pyramid formation was left unproven for over 400 years. Well that changed as Thomas Hales’ “The Flyspeck Project” and the help of two computers validated the last 1% of certainty of his major work on Kepler’s theory. This is a great reminder for Black Belts to understand the use of tools, when to use and not to use, and eliminates opinion from the problem solving process as much as possible. Let the data do the talking!!

Article Link: http://www.businessinsider.com/flyspeck-project-confirms-keplers-sphere-stacking-theory-2014-8

Gary Kapanowski – Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt – Excelsior

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