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A Project Charter Communication Strategy Is Essential

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…

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Six Sigma Project Charter (With Template)

A project charter is the first step in the Six Sigma methodology. It takes place in the Define step of DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), and the charter can make or break a successful project. It can make it by specifying necessary resources and boundaries that will in turn ensure success; it can break…

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Adding Value to Content of Six Sigma Project Charters

The role of the project charter in Six Sigma initiatives is well understood. It provides the informational architecture for the project and accordingly can either make or break the project. And while specific charter content is unique to different organizations, author Zack Swinney captures a number of these areas in a very useful and valuable…

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Define Tools Give Teams Much-needed Information

Like morning leads the day, a well-defined, well-scoped Six Sigma project is more likely to be completed and lead to savings. A DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) project that starts directly at the Measure phase has the potential to be ditched as investigation of the current problem may open a can of worms that…