Measure Button

The goal of the Measure phase of the Six Sigma strategy is to gather information about the current situation, to obtain baseline data on current process performance, and to identify problem areas. Shortcuts are provided to the following modules and analytic facilities:

Descriptive Statistics. Select Descriptive Statistics from the Measure menu to display the Descriptive Statistics dialog of the Basic Statistics/Tables module.

SixGraph Summary. Select SixGraph Summary from the Measure menu to display the Defining Variables for X-bar and R Chart dialog of the Quality Control module; after specifying the respective variables and chart parameters, a SixGraph Summary Graph is produced.

Missing and Out of Range Data. Select Missing and Out of Range Data from the Measure menu to display the Missing and 'Out of Range' Data Plots dialog.

Box and Whisker Plot. Select Box and Whisker Plot from the Measure menu to display the 2D Box Plots dialog.

Gage R & R. Select Gage R & R from the Measure menu to display the Repeatability & Reproducibility Analysis dialog of the Process Analysis module.

Sampling. Select Sampling from the Measure menu to display the Sampling Plans dialog of the Process Analysis module.

Power Analysis. Select Power Analysis from the Measure menu to display the Startup Panel of the Power Analysis module.

Process Capability. Select Process Capability from the Measure menu to display the Process Capability Analysis Setup - Raw Data dialog in the Process Analysis module.

Distribution Fitting. Select Distribution Fitting from the Measure menu to display the Process Capability Analysis Setup - Raw Data dialog in the Process Analysis module; use the options on the Distribution tab to fit various distributions, and to identify the distribution and parameter values that provide the best fit.

Frequency Tables. Select Frequency Tables from the Measure menu to display the Frequency Tables dialog in the Basic Statistics/Tables module.

Time Series Plots. Select Time Series Plots from the Measure menu to display the Startup Panel of the Time Series module.