Communication Plan Considerations

Six Sigma Black Belts, Master Black Belts and project Champions, when embarking on a DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify) or process management project, need to be aware of the importance of establishing a communication plan when developing and validating a team charter. A finely executed Black Belt project can suffer … Continue reading Communication Plan Considerations


DMAIC Road-Mapping

DMAIC Phase Steps Tools Used D – Define Phase: Define the project goals and customer (internal and external) deliverables. ·         Define Customers and Requirements (CTQs) ·         Develop Problem Statement, Goals and Benefits ·         Identify Champion, Process Owner and Team ·         Define Resources ·         Evaluate Key Organizational Support ·         Develop Project Plan and Milestones ·         Develop High … Continue reading DMAIC Road-Mapping

Value Stream mapping

Value stream mapping helps companies avoid randomly making improvements by allowing them to identify and prioritize areas of improvement up front as well as to set measurable goals for improvement activities. This is accomplished through three stages: Create a current state map showing how the company serves its customers today. Create a future-state map showing … Continue reading Value Stream mapping