My role at Minitab is to collaborate with others to reveal the power of quality improvement and data analysis tools in all sorts of communications—from customer stories to help resources. Continue Reading »
published a few new case studies featuring the Northern
Sydney Central Coast Health Service (NSCCHS) and their commitment
to quality improvement. The health service is based in Australia
and extends from the Sydney Harbor to the northern reaches of the
Central Coast, including a total of 11 different facilities.
After the NSCCHS realized the success of a few isolated
improvement... Continue Reading
I’m an avid shopper and coupon-clipper. I receive most of
my coupons via e-mail and I often wonder what day of the week the
best coupons will be e-mailed. In my attempt to
live a Lean life, I think finding this out will save me time
and prevent me from opening some of the hundreds of promotional
e-mails I get each week.
Before performing any data analysis in Minitab, I decided
to assign the... Continue Reading
No, I’m not talking about meat that contains less fat or really
healthy food! I’m talking about the Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing
Techniques at work in your favorite fast-food restaurants. I
attended an in-house Lean training a few months back taught by Paul
Sheehy, one of Minitab’s
technical training specialists.
Paul explained Lean fundamentals through examples—including just
some of the ways... Continue Reading
I was reading an article recently about Jackson Pollock, an
abstract artist famous for his “drip paintings,” and I became
intrigued when I found out his art falls under the category of
“process art.” As I learned more about Pollock and his “process,” I
started to think about what he could teach us about process
improvement.The process Pollock took to make his artwork was very calculated,
hence the... Continue Reading
Because I’m constantly surrounded by Lean Six Sigma methodology,
mapping, and endless bounds of quality tools, I can’t help
but bring these ways of thinking into my everyday life.
Gas is expensive! I’m always thinking of
ways to streamline my trips when I run errands. While I would love
to go to Starbucks and have my iced coffee to enjoy while I go from
place-to-place—it is... Continue Reading
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