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Tag Archives: Continous Improvement

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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MSA 101

published on October 21, 2013

We’ve talked about accuracy, repeatability and reproducibility in your MSA’s but now we need to talk about data integrity. Data Integrity Numbers shouldn’t lie, but when they do it is usually because somewhere along the line the integrity of the …

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One Last Thing About MSA…..

published on September 23, 2013

We all know my affinity for MSA but it wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t talk about the measurements for a bit. Six Sigma is built on measurements and the corner stone of effectiveness is to have measurements that are …

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Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

published on August 26, 2013

I am always an advocate of finding the right tool for your specific project, so I propose that you get to know MSA. It’s a great foundational tool and a great way to start building in the practice of good …

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6Sigma Tools: Process Control Categories

published on September 10, 2012

In this blog we have talked a lot about the different tools we can use in our improvement projects, but it’s my professional opinion that knowing why something works is as good as if not better than knowing that it …

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