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Must be an employee of IBM
Complete 2 process/performance improvement projects that demonstrate business results on the solved problems after implementing the recommendations. The projects must have completed within two years from the time of this badge application.
Apply one or multiple contemporary skills, methods, and technologies, such as agile, design thinking, project management, lean-six sigma, simulation modeling, data science, blockchain, Failure Mode Effect Analysis, artificial intelligence, web-interface, automation, etc for solving a problem.
Demonstrate potential soft and hard savings, i.e. return on investments while solving each problem.
Document sufficient details to explain the depth and breadth of the solved problems and attach them in your application form.
Obtain your reporting Manager's approval.
Complete and submit your application form. Final approval will be done by the Smart Factory Squad.