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Tag Archives: process improvement tips

6Sigma Stats-Distribution Classes

published on March 31, 2014

As we continue our journey in Six Sigma it seems pertinent to discuss the different types of distributions you will see in your analysis. Let’s start with one at a time. The most common distribution is the Normal Distribution and …

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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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Understanding Performance: Baseline Performance

published on January 27, 2014

In our conversations about process capability, I want to focus your attention on baseline performance. Baseline Performance is an alternative way to view long-term and short-term data. When you hear baseline performance it most likely will be a description of …

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MSA Love Notes

published on September 16, 2013

Okay for the last two weeks, I’ve been talking about Measurement System Analysis and before I move on to a new topic I have one final post on why you should be thinking about MSA. Here it goes… Why you …

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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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