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Statistics Body of Knowledge - our library content below focuses on the topics in this listing.

Webinars

Applied Problem Solving and Research Using Statistical Methods with NIST Examples

by Adam L. Pinter

Workshop slides given by Dr. Adam Pintar of NIST to the Saskatchewan Section on September, 2016...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2016-12
  • Keywords:DOE,NIST
Open Access

Balanced Scorecards and Project Filters: Alignment for Success

by Breckline, John

AQC Presentation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2003-06
  • Keywords:Statistics
Open Access

Nonstatistical Skills That Can Help Statisticians Be More Effective

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 1997 Newsletter

by Ronald D. Snee

Organizations are adopting new approaches to management and operations. New skills are needed if statisticians are to take advantage of these opportunities. It is shown how these new skills have much in common with statistical thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-01
  • Keywords:Statistical Thinking, Communication, Organizational development, Consulting, PDSA cycle, Flowchart, interrelationship digraph, affinity diagrams
Open Access

Change and Improvement: Guidelines for Action When the System Resists

1996 Youden Address

by James M. Lucas

This address discusses examples of the systems approach to problem formulation and solution, gives recommended changes that “we the people” can make, and offers some new technical tools...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-01
  • Keywords:Systems thinking, Statistical thinking, Organizational development
Open Access

Four Basic Tools for Organizing and Quantifying “Idea Data” – Part 1

Basic Tools Appearing in Summer 1994 Newsletter

by Emerling, Don;

This paper explains how affinity diagrams and interrelationship digraphs are helpful tools when organizing ideas...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-06
  • Keywords:affinity diagrams, interrelationship digraph
Open Access

Four Basic Tools for Organizing and Quantifying “Idea Data” – Part 1

Basic Tools Appearing in Summer 1994 Newsletter

by Emerling, Don;

This paper explains how affinity diagrams and interrelationship digraphs are helpful tools when organizing ideas...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-06
  • Keywords:affinity diagrams, interrelationship digraph
Open Access

Pedal Faster – They’re Gaining on Us

1994 Youden Address

by Lynne B. Hare

This address proposes solutions for statisticians to reverse the downward spiral trend affecting organizations and to propose a new role for statsiticians...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-01
  • Keywords:Synthesis, affinity diagrams, interrelationship digraph, Tree Diagram, prioritization matrix, matrix diagram, process decision program chart, activity network diagram.
Open Access

Magnificent Seven Quality Tools Workshop

Basic Tools Appearing in Fall 1993

by Otto Schwartz

This article describes the process for implementing a workshop on the seven tools of quality, and shares the lessons learned from this process...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-09
  • Keywords:Workshop development, Flowchart, Cause-and-effect diagram, Control chart, Histogram, Checksheet, Pareto chart, Scatter plot
Open Access

Brainstorming

Basic Tools Taken from the Spring 1991 Newsletter

by Propst, Beth; Jorgenson, Eric;

This article explains how to properly conduct a brainstorming session...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-03
  • Keywords:Brainstorming
Open Access

Synthesis: The Forgotten Methodology

Winter 1991 Youden Address

by Golomski, William A.;

The author addresses what should be the role of statistics in synthesis - bringing diverse ideas together in some meaningful way...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-01
  • Keywords:Analyze, Synthesis, Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)

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