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Grand Daddy Of Quality - Vilfredo Pareto - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Grand-Daddy of Quality: Vilfredo Pareto

What’s the secret Quality connection between Italy and Japan? The Pareto Chart! Signore Pareto provided the visual for his 80/20 rule and Dr. Ishikawa included it in his 7 Basic Quality Tools. Voila! (that’s French) An international pairing was born to help pave the problem solving path. Vilfredo Pareto was…

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Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools

Traditionally, everyone in the process improvement world references the Seven Basic Quality Tools which were promoted by Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa back in the 1950s. Dr. Ishikawa was influenced by Dr. Deming, another quality great, and these are still a very good set of quality tools. But times have changed and…

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How To Create A Pareto Chart In SigmaXL

What's A Pareto Chart? A Pareto Chart is a quality chart of discrete data that helps identify the most significant types of defect occurrences. It does this by showing both frequency of occurrences (bar graph) and cumulative total of occurrences (line graph) on a single chart. The type of occurrences…

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How to Create a Pareto Chart in Minitab

What's a Pareto Chart? A Pareto Chart is a quality chart of discrete data that helps identify the most significant types of defect occurrences. It does this by showing both frequency of occurrences (bar graph) and cumulative total of occurrences (line graph) on a single chart. The type of occurrences…

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What are the best Six Sigma Methodologies to use in mortgage banking and where can I find the tools to help me perform them?

The nice thing about process improvement tools, is that many concepts and tools can apply to any industry, whether it is manufacturing or transactional-service related. As a matter of fact, there are many financial service companies that have applied Six…
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Pareto Chart

A Pareto Chart is a bar chart of discrete data that displays the most significant categories of defects in descending order. The chart was named after the Italian economist, Vilfredo Pareto, who discovered the “80/20 Rule.” The Pareto Chart uses the “80/20 Rule” to narrow the focus of process improvement…

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