□ The current state is deeply understood, including root causes.
□ Input and consensus has been obtained from the larger user
group throughout the improvement process.
□ The countermeasures have been tested thoroughly.
□ The countermeasures are “user friendly.”
□ 2-5 relevant key performance indicators are used to
consistently monitor process performance.
□ The new process has been documented.
□ Process suppliers, “do-ers” and customers have been
□ A process owner has been designated.
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