Tech Tip: Is the Big Data Widget in your life?

For the last few months I wrote articles on the SPC Variation Wizard and the DMS Drill-down Wizard. These analysis tools take time and guesswork out of your day as it helps you find the sources (root causes) of variation in your processes.  So, what in the world is...

Behind Rave Reviews of GainSeeker Suite SPC Software

Have you looked at the comments our raving fans have made about GainSeeker Suite SPC Software and Hertzler Systems on Capterra? We’ve earned a solid Five Star rating on this independent software review site. We’re pretty proud of that. If you poke around the Capterra...

Connecting Manufacturing Big Data to Business Strategy

Manufacturing Big Data In the world of manufacturing, Big Data is already here. Gages, devices, and innumerable sensors produce mountains of data. This equipment is connected by USB ports and various communication protocols in vast networks of operational data. Add to...

“Systems of Insight” replacing “Big Data?”

A recent post at Application Development Trends Magazine (“Analysts Keep Saying Big Data Is So Over“) forecasts the end of “Big Data” era in favor of the latest buzzword: “Systems of Insight.” In a very cool graphic (which I...