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: goleansixsigma.com/webinar-introduction-lean-six-sigma/

Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at University of California 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.