Is there a particular reason that you only mentioned PDCA but not DMAIC? Is DMAIC not considered Lean?
You are correct. The DMAIC terminology was born from Six Sigma. Although some would argue that DMAIC came from PDCA, and that very well may be true. If you would like to learn more about Lean Six Sigma, here is…
Tracy is a Master Black Belt at GoLeanSixSigma.com, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at UC San Diego and teaches in San Diego State University’s Lean Enterprise Program. For almost 20 years, she has helped leading organizations like Washington State, Charles Schwab and GE build problem-solving muscles.
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