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Lean Six Sigma Q&A - GoLeanSixSigma.com

When having to explain the entire DMAIC project in 10 minutes, can you give tips on how many slides and minutes to spend on each phase?

I would treat DMAIC like an arc. Take a minute to start with the end and let the listener know what you accomplished. Where you started and where you finished. Then spend a minute defining the issue that was at stake if you didn’t do the project. Then spend 4 minutes on the big discoveries…
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Do you have a Success Story on how to improve certification rates or project completion times for Lean Six Sigma trainees?

I read your success story on how to improve training prep time. Do you have a similar one on how to improve certification rate or project completion for Lean Six Sigma trainees? We do not have a Success Story specifically for that, but if the certification is built and owned internally by your organization, I…
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The Definitive Guide To DMAIC - GoLeanSixSigma.com

DMAIC – The 5 Phases of Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC is the problem-solving approach that drives Lean Six Sigma. It's a five-phase method—Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control—for improving existing process problems with unknown causes. DMAIC is based on the Scientific Method and it's pronounced "duh-may-ik." To build your understanding of the method, and help you apply it to…

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Bahama Bistro Bitstrip: Creativity Before Cash - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Bahama Bistro Bitstrip: Creativity Before Cash

Evelyn: "Check it out... This thing can prevent big food pieces from getting into the puree!" Elisabeth: "Do you mean something like this strainer?" Sure the Bahamas seem far away, but why do the quirks and snags of process improvement sound so familiar? Tune in regularly to the Bahama Bistro…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Process Improvement Project

A Process Improvement Project is an effort to incrementally reduce cost, cycle time, variation or defects within a process. These efforts involve a problem where the root cause and solution are unknown. These efforts can be addressed by DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) or PDCA (Plan, Do, Check,…

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Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is the name given to the combination of the top two process improvement methods, Lean and Six Sigma. Lean traditionally focuses on removing waste from the system with the objective of a streamlined process. Six Sigma focuses on reducing variation in the system with the focus on…

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