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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

International Statistical Standards: A Guide for the Uninitiated

by Johnson, Mark E.;

International statistical standards provide an abundance of tools for potential use by practitioners. The collection of these standards can be thought of as constituting a toolbox including a variety of statistical methodologies. These documents can be extraordinarily helpful, if one or more of them match the problem at hand. For applications involving commerce with countries belonging to the ISO community, the use of an international standard provides immediate credibility—particularly with in the areas of acceptance sampling and measurement method accuracy. Munitions, food quality control, and inter-laboratory testing are some areas for which statistical standards have played an important role. However, international statistical standards are not a panacea, as the range of topics covered is limited to material covered in sixty-eight published documents (as of 17 August 2010). There is a loyal users community for international statistical standards but the statistical profession as

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-10
  • Keywords:Acceptance sampling, Measurement method accuracy, Measurement systems validation, Bulk sampling, Interpretation of data, Statistical terminology, Statistical process control, Inter-laboratory testing
Open Access

Industrial Statistics: The Gap between Research and Practice

2007 Youden Address

by Nair, Vijay;

This article presents a synopsis of the Youden Memorial Address, given by Vijay Nair, at the 2007 Fall Technical Conference...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-10
  • Keywords:Youden Address, Industrial experiments, Statistical process control, Nearly-orthogonal designs, Control limits
Open Access

The Future of Quality Technology: From a Manufacturing to a Knowledge Economy & from Defects to Innovations

2005 Youden Address

by Bisgaard. Soren

The Address provides some observations about the future of quality technology and where we need to focus our efforts, our professional and educational activities, and our journals. Taken from Winter 2006 Newsletter...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-05
  • Keywords:Innovation, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Statistical process control, Reliability, Response surface, Principal components, Discriminant analysis, Regression, Factor analysis
Open Access

The View from an Ivory Tower

2004 Youden Address

by Woodall, William H.;

This Address discusses four topics: 1. Economic trends affecting the quality profession, 2. Changing academic environment, 3. Use of journal article citation rates, 4. Quality profile monitoring. Taken from Winter 2004 Newsletter!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-12
  • Keywords:Statistical Process Control (SPC), Quality profile monitoring.
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 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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