As part of Project Assurance Process whose main objective is achieved through the implementation of different practices as part of Project’s Management Review process for the E&PM management reporting, to ascertain the health and readiness of the project under execution and outline the necessary recommendations to steer the project along the approved objective.
Continual improvement process, also often called a continuous improvement process (abbreviated as CIP or CI), is an ongoing effort to improve products, services, or processes. These efforts can seek "incremental" improvement over time or "breakthrough" improvement all at once. Delivery (customer valued) processes are constantly evaluated and improved in the light of their efficiency, effectiveness and flexibility.
A broader definition is that of the Institute of Quality Assurance who defined "Continual improvement" as a gradual never-ending change which is: '... focused on increasing the effectiveness and/or efficiency of an organization to fulfil its policy and objectives. It is not limited to quality initiatives. Improvement in business strategy, business results, customer, employee and supplier relationships can be subject to continual improvement. Put simply, it means ‘getting better all the time’.