Tips and Techniques for Statistics and Quality Improvement

Blog posts and articles about using Minitab software in quality improvement projects, research, and more.

At Minitab, we want our users to focus their time on drawing sensible conclusions from their data that they can use to resolve business problems or take advantage of opportunities. However, with more and more sources of data available, you often spend more time getting ready for analysis and less time interpreting it.

Here are four ideas that demonstrate how Minitab macros deliver “one-click analysis” for the...

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When I blogged about automation back in March, I made my husband out to be an automation guru. Well, he certainly is. But what you don’t know about my husband is that while he loves to automate everything in his life, sometimes he drops the ball. He’s human; even I have to cut him a break every now and then.

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Depending on how often and when you use statistical software like Minitab, there may be specific tools or a group of tools you find yourself using over and over again. You may have to do a monthly report, for instance, for which you use one tool in our Basic Statistics menu, another in Quality Tools, and a third in Regression. 

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After my husband’s most recent visit to the dentist, he returned home cavity-free...and with a $150 electric toothbrush in hand. 

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Recently I've been thinking about common questions that customers ask when running a Gage R&R analysis in Minitab.

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