There's a conventional procedure for Sponsors and Champions to evaluate each and every team's progression and interim results. It's known as the 'tollgate review process' and will be completed as part of the closing of each DMAIC step. The tollgate review process comprises of a comprehensive listing of points that need to be resolved for all five individual phases.
Carrying out routine reviews of projects enables teams to allow mid-course adjustments, and makes it possible for project sponsors together with the management to see unanticipated obstacles, and provides assistance or maybe resources. Occasionally teams, early on during the DMAIC process, reveal "easy gains" - simple or small enhancements or changes that are straight forward, quick, and also cheap to apply that the team themselves could put in place with little to no risk. On occasion, simple gains are enough to safely move the project towards its objective, and also the Champion may then re-commit some resources to other initiatives. Sponsors and Champions may additionally identify the opportunity to put in place immediate gains applied to additional processes in the business. Frequent assessments assist to drive pro-active dialogue and knowledge sharing amongst team members as well as across the company.
There's a long-established process enabling Sponsors and Champions to evaluate each individual team's progression and interim results. It is referred to as the tollgate review process and takes place at the close of any DMAIC phase. Each tollgate review process has a in depth listing of points to be addressed at each individual phase end.View Details