Tag: variation

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Cut the Noise and Tame the Common Cause (Part Two of Two)

In my last post, I laid out the difference between special cause and common cause variation. Why is it important to know the difference? Because...
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Variation in Your Processes—A Game of Chance (Part One of Two)

As most of you know, variation is a very big deal in manufacturing, because even the smallest change in production processes can have big...