Just a reminder of the meeting next week:
December 7th 2005 at MMU Room E34, John Dalton Building (opp BBC), 4.30pm
Note the change from the usual room
SHIRLEY COLEMAN (ISRU, Newcastle University)
"Tales from fault hunting"
Much consultancy in industry is about hunting for faults and causes.
Sometimes the evidence is clear - increase in waste, staff malaise. But
there are layers to unravel before confirming such conclusions and we need
to apply statistical tools and techniques to analyse and investigate. We
describe some recent projects and how we meet the challenge of keeping up
The European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS) is
full of fault hunters and being part of it is very helpful. The talk will
describe some recent projects and outline ENBIS.
John Logsdon "Try to make things as simple
Quantex Research Ltd, Manchester UK as possible but not simpler"
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