Sebastian Traeger

With over two decades in business - spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership - Sebastian Traeger helps organizations in various industries build, launch, grow, and improve their organizations. As the CEO of Reliability Center, Inc., a 35-year-old business, he leads a stellar team that partners with global clients in manufacturing, oil and gas, mining and health care to elevate their strategic decision making and operational excellence through Root Cause Analysis (RCA) training and software. Since joining the leadership team in 2019, Sebastian spearheaded the digital direction of the business, launching an online learning center around our proprietary PROACT® RCA methodology, and building the game-changing EasyRCA.com software. He is passionate about delivering high-quality RCA solutions to clients and empowering them to achieve their goals. Sebastian also enjoys sharing his insights on work and purpose through his book and publications.

Sebastian Traeger

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Blog Posts

Different Types of Root Cause Analysis Methods and Use Cases

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups, and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

3 Examples of Fishbone Diagram Applications [With Diagram]

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful! Our goal is to help you better

How to Perform Effective Root Cause Analysis in Manufacturing

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

5 Whys Analysis Pitfalls: Limitations and How to Avoid Them

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

Root Cause and Effect Analysis: 5 Whys vs. Fishbone

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

Root Cause Analysis Strategies for Healthcare Error Prevention

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

Using Fishbone Diagrams for Problem-Solving in Teams

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

Fishbone Diagram: What is it and How to Perform It? [Template]

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

Common Mistakes in Root Cause Analysis and How to Avoid Them

With over two decades in business – spanning strategy consulting, tech startups and executive leadership – I am committed to helping your organization thrive. At Reliability, we’re on a mission to help enhance strategic decision-making and operational excellence through the power of Root Cause Analysis, and I hope this article will be helpful!  Our goal is to help you better

Get Started with Root Cause Analysis: Methods, Tools, and Case Studies

What is Root Cause Analysis? Root Cause Analysis, commonly abbreviated as RCA, is a systematic approach to identifying the main cause of a problem or failure. Instead of merely addressing the symptoms, RCA digs deeper, striving to uncover the underlying issues that are the real culprits. Think of it as a detective working tirelessly to solve a mystery, refusing to

How to Conduct a 5 Whys Root Cause Analysis?

The 5 Whys analysis method is a brainchild of Sakichi Toyoda, a prominent Japanese industrialist, and the founder of Toyota Industries. Conceived in the early 20th century, it was designed as a core component of the Toyota Production System to enhance operational efficiency. This straightforward yet robust technique is all about asking “Why?” five times to unearth the root cause