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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

Minimizing Business Risks Through a Statistics-Based Predictive Scorecard System

Mini-Paper Statistics Division Newsletter May 2012

by Forrest W. Breyfogle III;

This is the Mini-paper published in the Statistics Division Newsletter May 2012. A predictive performance management system is outlined which can be integrated into an overall business management system...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2012-04
  • Keywords:Minimizing Business Risks, Predictive Scorecards, Enhancing the Balanced Scorecard, Process Capability Indices Issues and Resolution, Cp, Cpk, Pp, and Ppk Issues and Resolution, Issues with Pie Charts and Resolution.

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

A Gentle Introduction to the Analysis of Sequential Data

by Pan, Rong;

This mini-paper discusses some basic purposes for doing sequential data analysis and the simple tools that can assist in data analysis...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-02
  • Keywords:Time Series Data, Autocorrelation, Stationary, Smoothing, Automatic process control,
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 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

The Embedded Statistician

2003 Youden Address

by Hahn, Gerald J.

The “embedded statistician” is here to save the statistics profession in a new era of global challenges. Taken from the Winter 2003 Newsletter...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-01
  • Keywords:DMAIC (Define Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control, DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Data acquisition, Measurement Error

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