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Don’t Design the Experiment Until You Research the Process 14 June 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 10256
The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy 03 March 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 9319
Not Another Toyota Article! 10 February 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 11133
Statistical Correlation Does Not Always Prove Cause 13 January 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 16423
Embracing Your Inner Geek 04 November 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 12761
Making Decisions in a Non-Normal World 10 October 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 11241
(Sample) Size Matters 09 September 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 10047
The Omnipotence of Random Sampling Distributions 30 August 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 10101
Know the Process Before Altering Its Specifications 21 June 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 10133
Destructive Gauges and Measurement System Analysis 11 May 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 11610
Performing a Long-Term MSA Study 23 March 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 10726
Performing a Short-Term MSA Study 09 February 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 12386
The Mystery Measurement Theatre 14 January 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 14027
Letting You In on a Little Secret (MSA) 30 November 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 14201
You Might Be a Black Belt If... 19 October 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 10561
Why Doesn’t SPC Work, Part 4 21 September 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 11612
Project Selection for DMAIC 20 April 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 11463
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 3 19 August 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 11769
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 2 21 July 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 14199
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 1 22 June 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 15345
Last Things First 15 May 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 10330
New Year's Resolution 17 February 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 14050
Six Sigma in Hard Economic Times 17 December 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10802
Acceptable Losses? 12 November 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10778
Psst, hey buddy! Wanna fix? 22 October 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10560
No News is Not Good News 20 August 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 11593
Keeping It Real 18 June 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9447
Will Google Earn a Black Belt? 16 July 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 11838
Six Sigma and the Corner Office 21 May 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10418
Show Me The Money 16 April 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9726
Homoscedasticity 20 March 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 13107
Was it Colder in Grandpa's Day? 21 December 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 14762
ANOVA by any other name 18 January 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 13485
Sample Size 21 November 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 15681
Measurement System Analysis 16 October 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 16230
Measurement Levels 17 September 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 19034
Measurements Part 3 17 August 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 16840
Measurements Part 2 20 July 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 16145
Measurements Part 1 17 June 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 10413
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #2 18 February 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 10498
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #3 18 January 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 10762
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #4 18 December 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 10208
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #5 17 November 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7499
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #6 17 October 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 9487
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #7 17 September 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 8827
Top Ten Stupid six sigma Tricks #8 17 August 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 8508
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Trick #9 17 July 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 10743
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks, #10 17 June 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 12940
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #1 17 March 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 19580
Dogma and Definition 17 May 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 14875

Random Heresy

Don't judge a gauge by its sticker

I seem to be thinking about the measurement phase a lot recently. I suppose it’s because I’ve seen some teams working hard on problems that turned out to be nothing more than problems with measurement. Let me give you an example.

News Flash

Six Sigma's lead instructor Steven Ouellette wrote an article with Dr. Jeffrey Luftig on "The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business."

 


 

Six Sigma Online's lead instructor Steven Ouellette was profiled in the June 2008 issue of Quality Digest magazine. If you want to learn more about Steve's peculiar view of the world, as well as what he studied for a year in Europe, read the profile online.

 

 

 

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