Deming’s goal was to reapply the scientific method to business processes, and has left us with two main variants of his thinking: PDSA and PDCA.
In this article we’ll outline:
* What the Deming cycle is, with its history
* How to apply the Deming cycle to improve your business processes
* The important distinction between PDSA and PDCA
* How PDSA is employed in the medical field
* Deming’s approach is not just about improving processes, but about improving a whole business.