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Multiple Regression Test

The Multiple Regression Test is a hypothesis test that determines whether there is a correlation between two or more values of X and the output, Y, of continuous data. It is useful for determining the level to which changes in Y can be attributable to one or more Xs. Multiple Regression produces a “prediction equation” that estimates the value of Y that can be expected for given values of one or more X values within… (Read More)

Regression Test

The Regression Test is a hypothesis test that determines whether there is a correlation between two paired sets of continuous data. It is useful for determining if changes in Y can be attributable to a particular X. Regression produces a “prediction equation” that estimates the value of Y that can be expected for any given value of X within the range of the data set. An example would be to test if rainfall and crop… (Read More)

Mood’s Median Test

The Mood’s Median Test is a hypothesis test that determines whether a statistically significant difference exists between the medians of two or more independent sets of non-normally distributed continuous data. It is useful for determining if a particular strata or group could provide insight into the root cause of process issues. An example would be if Assembly Line A products have a median production cycle time of 10.3 minutes, Assembly Line B products have a… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Medical Labs Respond To Budget Cuts While Financial Professionals Compete For Annual Awards, Week Of August 31, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of August 31, 2015. Covidien, Dow Corning, and Hilton Worldwide Are 2015 AFP Pinnacle Award Finalists Covidien, Dow Corning, and Hilton Worldwide are finalists for the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) 2015 Pinnacle Award. Of the finalists, Dow Corning is up for “utilizing Lean Six Sigma techniques, value-stream mapping and a return on human assets… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Corporate Legal Departments And Research Centers Yielding Financial Benefits And Waste Savings, Week Of August 24, 2015

Lean Six Sigma News - Corporate Legal Departments And Research Centers Yielding Financial Benefits And Waste Savings - Week Of August 24, 2015

Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of August 24, 2015. Research Center Benefits From Process Improvements By improving business processes, the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) has experienced cost saving and the elimination of waste throughout processes. To meet goals and save cost, the Center used Lean Six Sigma and Value Engineering tools. AMRDEC employees contributed a variety of cost… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Stepping In the Pharmaceutical Industry And Improving Parking Operations, Week of August 17, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of August 17, 2015. Grey Receives Business Ambassador Award Dane Grey is the president of Jacksonville based Elite Parking Services of America and was presented the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award last week. Not only is Dane Grey a notable man, but his company, Elite Parking is a technology driven parking management firm that focuses on Public Private Partnerships… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Addressing Veteran Homelessness And Saving Energy, Week Of August 10, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of August 10, 2015. Augusta Veteran Housing Project Progresses Last December, “the Georgia Department of Community Affairs awarded Freedom’s Path $790,000 in federal tax credits to transform two vacant historic buildings at the uptown Augusta VA into 78 one-bedroom apartments where homeless veterans could find affordable housing and increased access to health care.” Although this project falls slightly behind, the listed completion date… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Cultural Change and Environmental Sustainability, Week of August 3, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of August 3, 2015. Continuously Improving Sustainability – Lean & Six Sigma Team Up For Environmental Sustainability In a recent onsite project, Rockwell Collins, an aerospace company in Iowa, used their existing tools and leveraged their employees expertise to reduce their overall carbon footprint. In a one year project using DMAIC, Rockwell Collins saved more… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Using DMAIC Roadmaps And Reducing Infections, Week Of July 27, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of July 27, 2015. Reducing Colorectal Surgical Site Infections Surgical site infections are a top healthcare issue that raise costs, create additional treatment, and sometimes additional surgery. Medline is working in partnership with the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and Cleveland Clinic to uncover the underlying issues and come up with real solutions. A… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Removing Fear And Moving Ahead, Week Of July 20, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of July 20, 2015. Study Of Paramedic Health, Wellness Moving Ahead Frontenac County and Queen’s University are leading a study into paramedic health and wellness. The study is a funded, two-year endeavour and aims to help maintain high health of paramedics. Frontenac County has already set up several programs to help paramedics cope with the mental demands of… (Read More)

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