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    Describe both the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) and the Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify (DMADV) methodologies.

    When can DMAIC and DMADV be used?

    When is one used instead of the other?

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    DMAIC and DMADV are methodologies commonly used in Six Sigma. Six Sigma is used in strategic planning and performance improvement initiatives to optimize efficiency and effectiveness. The process was developed by Motorola in 1986. It is used to improve the quality of products to reduce risk (safety, financial loss, etc).

    DMAIC is an acronym that stands for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control. DMADV is an acronym that stands for Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify.

    Both are used to decrease the number of defects for every 3.4 million products or 99.99966% of products manufactured.

    Additionally, both methods share the ...

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    This solution compares and contrasts the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) and the Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify (DMADV) methodologies used in Six Sigma for the improvement of performance.

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