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  • #65605

    Conrad
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    >Can you enlighten on the major impacts of DMADV & DMAIC in the six sigma processes.

    These two methodologies are the heart of Six Sigma process improvement. Once can argue that you cannot make a lasting improvement without following the major steps of these methodologies.

    >How comparable are these two processes when working towards building our projects.

    Define is really the only comparable aspect. And even then there is a difference. Measure are done differently, and so is analyze. The remaining two steps are completely different.

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    #65606

    sreedher kadambi
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    purchase the book on six sigma by Mike Harry you will get your answers

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    #26985

    Gopala Krishna Chitta
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    Can you enlighten on the major impacts of DMADV & DMAIC in the six sigma processes.

    How comparable are these two processes when working towards building our projects.

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    #65774

    iSixSigma Community
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    Hi Gopala,

    >Can you enlighten on the major impacts of DMADV and DMAIC in the six sigma processes.

    There is an article describing the differences between DMAIC and DMADV that can be found at:
    http://www.iSixSigma.com/library/content/c001211a.asp

    You can also find DMAIC information at:
    http://www.iSixSigma.com/me/dmaic/

    And DMADV information at:
    http://www.iSixSigma.com/me/dmadv/

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    #87894

    Dan C.
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    DMAIC focuses on improving an existing process or product.Β  The verb improve implies existence.Β 
    DMADV is the GE expression for the phases of Design For Six Sigma.Β  You may see another expression such as IDOV that the Six Sigma Academy uses.Β  To create/develop/build something new, often times from a blank sheet.Β  The key question to ask: “Is there currently an output today?”Β  The reason I say this is often during a project a belt will discover that a current process is so haphazard and not formally recognized that they falsely conclude they have a DFSS project.Β 
    The impact (your question) is you will find that the methodologies are different and if you cross a DMAIC with a DFSS methodology, it won’t make intuitive sense.Β  Hope this helps.

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    #94670

    Ethel Kan
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    Please let me know the difference between DMADV and DMAIC?
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    thank you.
    Best regards
    Ethel

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    #94671

    Sankar Das
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    DMADV and DMAIC are both Six Sigma process improvement models.
    DMAIC: This stands for Define-Measure-Analyse-Improve-Control. This is applicable to an existing process, which you are trying to improve to near perfection.
    DMADV: This stands for Define-Measure-Analyse-Design-Verify. This is applicable to a new process which you are trying to build from scratch.
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    #139938

    Scott
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    One might consider the need to recapture the voice of the customer when deciding to improve the existing process or a more major recreation of the process or an entirely new process. If either of the latter, then DMADV is a good answer. So, what is the answer to “What is the difference?” The greater need for VOC suggests considering more effort into VOC and consideration of Quality Function Deployment followed very soon by a Value Stream Map of current state or jump to a future state if no process exists. One can see I am suggesting a mix of classic DMAIC tools and Lean tools. Makes sense when you think about creating a new process. What does one want in a new process? A process that is high quality benefitting from DMAIC and a process that is very productive (Lean.) Depending on the outputs desired, I would focus on Takt time, smoothing, continuous flow and standard work once the “Right way” is discovered. Good luck.

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    #154446

    vidya Kulkarni
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    DMAIC is used for incremental improvements to a process, DMADV is used for innovative improvements. ( This is also called as DFSS)
    DMADV uses many of the same tools and methods, although the focus is on designing a six sigma process from scratch

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    #154688

    Jeniffer
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    DMAIC methodolgy is used when there is an incremental improvement whereas DMADV is used for Exponential Improvement
    DMAIC is used when there is an existing process in place wheras DMADV is used when u wish to re-design an existing process or design a completely new process
    Your views on the same!
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    #154697

    Allthingsidiot O
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    No
    DMAIC isΒ  forΒ  SSΒ  as DMADV is for DFSS

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