Sharing knowledge

It's always good to share the knowledge with other teams and management as successful improvements can encourage other improvements and keep management on-board.

  1. On the Analyse-it ribbon tab, in the Report group, click Clone.

    The dataset worksheet and analysis task pane are displayed.

  2. In the Factor (row) drop-down list, select None.
  3. To highlight the problem we have improved:
    1. On the Analyse-it ribbon tab, in the Pareto group, click Vary color.
    2. Select the Assign Colors check box.
    3. In the Categories grid, under the Color column, alongside Colorimeter drift in the drop-down list, select the color red.
  4. Click Calculate.
    The results are calculated and the analysis report opens.

Training reduced the downtime due to colorimeter drift from 51 hours (60% of downtime) over a six week period to just 26 hours (45%) in the six week period following a new training programme.

Comparative Pareto charts(click to enlarge)