John BornemanWhen you ask for Cp (or Cpk), are you really getting Pp (or Ppk)?

OK, I admit it: I was trying to be funny in the title. But the issue is how capable is a capability study? Or, to state it another way: When should we be careful in how much we trust our capability study results?

Here are three items we should be aware of when designing, running and calculating a capability study:

Read more: Studying the Capability of Capability Studies - Part 1

Peter Sognefest

Linking facility systems to a standard corporate platform reduces inventory, improves response time to demand changes and enhances internal communication.

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Michael Ford
The risk of reducing test is tied to accurate, timely and complete traceability build records.

Read more: Automated Traceability Can Make Test More Lean

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