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When/How do you decide to use PDCA versus DMAIC?

They both come from the scientific method. I have found that folks with Lean roots will select PDCA and A3. Folks with Six Sigma roots usually select DMAIC. Again, two schools of thought that have a lot of similarities. Often an organization will decide which approach they want all employees…

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How do you get data after the process analysis?

If you need more data in the Analyze Phase you would use the same techniques that you used in the Measure Phase. To get more depth on data collection you can access the free Yellow Belt Training (https://goleansixsigma.com/free-lean-six-sigma-training/) or watch the Webinar, "How to Successfully Collect Process Data for Your…

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What is baseline data in reference to the Measure Phase?

Good question. There is a great webinar that you might want to check out that goes into more depth on data collection; "How to Successfully Collect Process Data for Your Lean Six Sigma Project (Link: https://goleansixsigma.com/webinar-successfully-collect-process-data-lean-six-sigma-project/),"Your baseline is basically the most recent data reflecting the state of your main metric.…

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If we have bunch of data, how can you find baseline data, and are there tools to find baseline data?

Good question. There is a great webinar that you might want to check out that goes into more depth on data collection; "How to Successfully Collect Process Data for Your Lean Six Sigma Project" (Link: https://goleansixsigma.com/webinar-successfully-collect-process-data-lean-six-sigma-project/). Your baseline is basically the most recent data reflecting the state of your main…

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What is the best way to explain Lean Six Sigma and process improvement to stakeholders and sponsors who are completely unfamiliar?

You can give them a link to this 1-hour videos for leaders, "How Leaders Can Successfully Support Lean Six Sigma Projects (Link: https://goleansixsigma.com/webinar-leaders-successfully-support-lean-six-sigma-projects/) or you can give them a link to the free 1-hour White Belt Training (https://goleansixsigma.com/lean-six-sigma-white-belt-training/). There is also the introductory 1-hour webinar, "Introduction to Lean Six Sigma"…

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How would you simplify Lean Six Sigma when trying to address the commitment of stakeholders who have little to no working knowledge of process improvement?

You can give them a link to this 1-hour videos for leaders, "How Leaders Can Successfully Support Lean Six Sigma Projects (Link: https://goleansixsigma.com/webinar-leaders-successfully-support-lean-six-sigma-projects/) or you can give them a link to the free 1-hour White Belt Training (https://goleansixsigma.com/lean-six-sigma-white-belt-training/). There is also the introductory 1-hour webinar, "Introduction to Lean Six Sigma"…

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Webinar: Introduction to DMAIC

 DMAIC, which stands for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control, has provided a structure for process improvement for almost four decades. It's an easy-to-follow five-step method that works in any industry and on any process. Tune in to this 1-hour Introductory webinar to get a primer on this how…

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