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Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools

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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Vilfredo Pareto: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

Vilfredo Pareto: Grand-Daddy of Quality

On July 15th Mr. Pareto would have turned 168 - he wins the prize for the oldest contributor to the world of Quality! He’s not a classic quality guru but, like others, he wore many hats; engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist and philosopher. Vilfredo studied economic trends and his biggest…

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How To Create A Pareto Chart In SigmaXL

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

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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Pareto Chart

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 are organized on the…

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