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Tag Archives: change management tools

Variation: The Sources

published on March 24, 2014

In metrics the most honest finding will be that your metrics will have degrees of variation. Understanding where and how those metrics occur, is the key to using your data in a forward thinking strategy. Let’s start with something simple, …

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The Value of a Capability Study

published on January 6, 2014

We opened last week with Process Capability and before we go full-fledged into that area, I want to pause and put some focus on capability studies. What is a Capability Study? To review from last week, a capability study is …

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3 Keys to Measurement System Analysis

published on September 9, 2013

Everything we measure generates variation, especially when there are multiple hands involved. To be honest even with just one person performing the same function, there will be some variation. Variation is not the enemy, uncontrolled variation is our nemesis! When …

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Six Sigma Tools: Normal Distribution

published on November 12, 2012

As we go over Six Sigma statistics, we have to talk about normal distribution. Before we get to that though we have to talk about why distribution is important to the way you interpret your data. In interpreting your data …

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Six Sigma Tools: Understanding Data

published on October 1, 2012

This blog is about Six Sigma data analysis. Because statistics are such a big part of the Six Sigma world, it makes sense that we talk about the data that is gathered and what it means. So here we go…. …

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