Minitab’s Assistant got a lot of splashy upgrades for Minitab 17. The addition of DOE and multiple regression to the Assistant are large feature improvements with obvious advantages. But there are many subtler, but still fantastic additions that shouldn't be overlooked.
One of those additions is the example patterns added to the
Stability Report for control charts.
The Stability Report was excellent in Minitab 16, clearly showing you the out-of-control points in the process:
But the truth is that it’s sometimes hard to move from detecting the out-of-control points to an understanding of what’s...