This phase of the blueprint, Analyze the Inefficiencies in the As-Is Process, will employ the use of quantitative and qualitative analysis in order to test the root-cause formula. The analysis will draw process conclusions from the current-state process diagram to give a better understanding of where improvement is needed. This phase will take you through the following activities:
- Analyze the current-state process diagram.
- Perform a qualitative analysis.
- Create a data collection plan for the quantitative analysis.
- Test your root-cause formula with a data collection plan.
- Perform a quantitative analysis.
- Review and discuss conclusions from analysis.