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Webinars

Performance Metric Reporting at the 30,000-Foot-Level

by Forrest Breyfoggle III

  • Filetype: docx
  • Publish date: 2017-06
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Performance metric reporting, Capability studies, Xbar and R charts

Understanding Data Differences Equals Making Better Decisions

September 2011 Webinar

by Fischer, Wayne G.;

This basic, introductory webinar uses everyday data from real life to discern which differences matter: how to detect them, how to interpret them, and how to use them for process improvement...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-09
  • Keywords:Control charts, Control limits, Histogram, I and MR chart, Shewhart chart, Special cause, Common cause, Statistical process control, Variability

Control Chart Dashboards

by Prevette, Steven S.

This webinar explores how to effectively use SPC-based dashboards...

  • Filetype: wmv
  • Publish date: 2011-08
  • Keywords:Control charts, Statistical process control, Dashboards, Scorecards

Control Charting and Process Capability Statements: Issues and Resolution

by Breyfogle, Forrest W.

A predictive performance measurement system is presented to address issues associated with traditional control charting techniques and process capability statements...

  • Filetype: wmv
  • Publish date: 2011-07
  • Keywords:Control charts, Statistical process control, Process capability, Scorecards, Dashboards
Open Access

Candy Exercise – Simple Data Analysis

Taken from Fall 2003 Newsletter

by Mitchell, Bob

This fun filled candy exercise is intended to demonstrate the use of basic statistical tools and Statistical Thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2003-09
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Hypothesis Testing, Signal-to-noise ratio, P-value, Chi-squared Test, Control charts, I and MR chart, P chart, ANOVA
Open Access

Basic Tools: Effective Six Sigma via Statistical Thinking

Taken from Spring 2003 Newsletter

by Jensen, Willis

This Basic Tools article shows the importance and advantages of using statistical thinking in Six Sigma projects...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2003-03
  • Keywords:DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control, Statistical thinking, Control charts
Open Access

Some Suggestions for Successful Statistical Process Control

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 2001 Newsletter

by Drain, David

This Mini Paper provides suggestions to address three reasons that statistical process control (SPC) implementations sometimes fail...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2001-03
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Out of control action plan, False alarms, Control charts, Measurement systems validation
Open Access

A Call to Action

Winter 2001 Youden Address

by Vining, Geoff

This Youden Address discusses reasons the field of industrial statistics has failed to attain the recognition it deserves...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2001-01
  • Keywords:Response surface methodology, Control charts
Open Access

Accounting for Measurement System Variability

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1999 Newsletter

by Capone, Sandy

This paper illustrates how to adjust for measurement system variability when evaluating process variability...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-11
  • Keywords:Variability, Measurement system variability, Control charts, X-bar and R chart, Capability, Cpk
Open Access

A Perspective on Models and the Quality Sciences: Some Challenges and Future Directions

Winter 1999 Youden Address

by Montgomery, Douglas C.;

This address advocates for the improvement of the outdated Shewhart model used in statistical process control and answers the criticism of those opponents who believe that the Shewhart control chart is the only one needed to fit all situations...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-01
  • Keywords:Control charts, Statistical process control, Time Series Data, Statistical Methods, Industrial experiments, Inductive learning

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