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Common Pitfalls in Statistical Thinking

Summary: [This abstract is based on the authors’ abstract.]Statistical thinking is an intrinsic part of building organizational capability. Within the best practices frameworks for quality management and process improvement, there is a degree of flexibility in how the statistical thinking concepts are implemented because flexibility may lead to ambiguity and inconsistency when applied to different contexts. Lessons learned while observing the implementation of statistical thinking by certain organizations can help to accelerate the learning curve of other organizations implementing these frameworks.

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  • Topics: Statistics, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Quality Tools, Software Quality
  • Keywords: Control charts, Process management, Statistical process control (SPC), Statistical methods, Critical thinking, Software quality assurance (SQA)
  • Author: Paulk, Mark C.; Hyder, Elaine B.
  • Journal: Software Quality Professional Magazine