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• ### Driving Continuous Improvement with Standard Work and SOPs

Also known as standardized work and Standardization. Variants include Interchangeability. Standard work means working on standards to produce correct and consistent results. It is considered a way to achieve the highest possible degree of consistency and reliability in any process. It aims to ensure…

• ### Questionnaire Analysis Report

After collecting the completed questionnaires from your respondents, the next important step is to carefully analyze the collected data and report the findings. This questionnaire analysis report template is designed to analyze the collected qualitative data from a large number of individuals and summarize…

• ### Pareto Chart Template

The purpose of the Pareto chart is to address the most significant elements within a given set, such as the highest occurring type of defect, the most frequent reasons for customer complaints, and so on. It normally combines an ordered bar chart and a…

• ### Cause and Effect Matrix Template

The cause-and-effect matrix is used to understand the relationship between causes and effects. When an output variable deviates from its specified parameters, that is an effect. When an effect goes out of specification, it becomes important to prioritize potential causes based on their significance.…

• ### Matrix Diagram Template

A matrix diagram is a table that allows sets of items to be compared to understand the relationship between them, displaying the existence and strength of the relationship. The degree of correlation is typically represented by numerical values or symbols within the cells where…

• ### Normality Testing in Minitab

The Normal Distribution is the commonest and the most useful continuous probability distribution. Many statistical tests require that the distribution is normal or nearly normal. Several tools are available to assess the normality of data including: using a histogram to visually explore the data,…

• ### Probability Distributions in Minitab

There are different shapes, models and classifications of probability distributions including the ones discussed in the probability distributions article. It is always a good practice to know the distribution of your data before proceeding with your analysis. Once you find the appropriate model, you…

• ### Normal Distribution

Continuous distributions describe variables that take values from a continuous range and can be measured with any degree of accuracy. The commonest and the most useful continuous distribution is the normal distribution. The Normal Distribution is a symmetrical probability distribution where most results are…

• ### Probability Distributions

Most improvement projects and scientific research studies are conducted with sample data rather than with data from an entire population. A Probability Distribution is a way to shape the sample data to make predictions and draw conclusions about an entire population. It refers to…

• ### Descriptive Statistics in Minitab

Minitab is a statistical software that allows you to enter your data to perform a wide range of statistical analyses on that data. It can be used to calculate many types of descriptive statistics including the ones discussed in the Descriptive Statistics article which…