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 a link to another introductory webinar we published last year:

Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at For almost 20 years, she's helped leading organizations like Washington State, Cisco and GE build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.