Big data can be intimidating, but when information is condensed into visual summary statistics, making sharp decisions gets easier.
At one east coast paint outfit, the veteran quality assurance director is retiring, and he intends to make statistical process control application his farewell speech.
The director’s company has been diligently capturing production information for years, but today he is leading efforts to apply SPC to the data. In applying SPC, he intends to:
- deliver accurate visualizations of production to his team
- provide metrics that equip managers to make key financial decisions
- add sanity to the team’s prioritization of improvement initiatives
In his final months, the quality director is setting in motion a statistical process control program in order to do away with static quality data views that he sees as hard to act on. For him, WinSPC Custom Web Reporter solves the problem of static, non-statistical measurement lists by providing ordered, actionable information. One such example in Custom Web Reporter is color-coded weekly CpK statistics.
The quality commander also takes tactical advantage of WinSPC plant summaries and WinSPC comprehensive production stats. These are both pictured below.
WinSPC Plant Monitor (top) highlights troublesome production lines. The automatically-generated WinSPC continuous improvement report shows the capability of an aspect across production lines.
Without a doubt, the quality director has changed the way the company uses manufacturing data.
As he rounds his final lap, he weighs the benefits of passing on a new solution that takes the war on cryptic quality views to the cloud…
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About DataNet Quality Systems
DataNet Quality Systems empowers manufacturers to improve products, processes, and profitability through real-time statistical software solutions. The company’s vision is to deliver trusted and capable technology solutions that allow manufacturers to create the highest quality product for the lowest possible cost. DataNet’s flagship product, WinSPC, provides statistical decision-making at the point of production and delivers real-time, actionable information to where it is needed most. With over 2500 customers worldwide and distributors across the globe, DataNet is dedicated to delivering a high level of customer service and support, shop-floor expertise, and training in the areas of Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing services.