For the final episode of our multipart series on Continuous Improvement through Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Larry completes the last two steps of the DMAIC process - Improve and Control. Moving on from the Analyze stage, it's now time to validate suggested actions, develop a plan to implement corrective actions, and put control measures and standard practices in place.
Missed episodes of the multi-part series? Start with the intro episode where Larry sets the scene with the basics of RCA; such as techniques/tools (5 Whys, Fishbone, Cause Mapping, FMEA, PDAC, A3) and the DMAIC process. Then, follow along for Part 1 - Define as we define the problem within the affected areas, Part 2 - Measure where we collect data by investigating the incident, and Part 3 - Analyze where we link the root causes back to the defined problem statement.
Welcome to APM On Air, a podcast that brings the connection between excellence and knowledge. Join host Larry Olson, CEO/President of Nexus Global, as he explores what continuous improvement looks like through the 5 domains of Asset Performance Management (APM); Leadership, Data Management, Work Management, Strategy Management, and Investigation Management. With a variety of educational series, special guests, and real-world case studies, each episode provides new insights, challenges, and perspectives on the road to reliability.
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Larry Olson | CMRP, CRL, CAMA
President/CEO, Nexus Global | Larry is one of the leading global Shutdown/Turnaround, Asset Integrity and Maintenance strategists. With over 30+ years of business & maintenance experience, he has carried out a variety of roles from Project Manager, Change Management Specialist to Director of Reliability & Integrity Assurance Excellence.