Tag: Process Behavior Charts

Celebrating 100 Years of Shewhart’s Control Charts: A Century of Quality...

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"A 'special cause' for celebration." Brian Buck, on LinkedIn TODAY marks the centennial of one of the most significant innovations in quality management: the control chart....

Analyzing MLB Tommy John Surgeries: Data Insights and Trends from 2000-2024

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tl;dr summary: This post examines the trend of Tommy John surgeries in MLB and MiLB using Process Behavior Charts, revealing that the perceived surge...

Oscars Viewership and Ratings: Unveiling the True Story Behind the Numbers...

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Ah, it's another year of the Academy Awards. And that means, not surprisingly, another year with news articles that don't show much understanding of...

Happy 5th Birthday to “Measures of Success,” Print Edition

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Today is the 5th anniversary of the release of my book Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More!! The book was originally...

Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: January 26, 2024

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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormack for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! Subscribe to get...

Is Andre Drummond Sustaining His Free Throw Improvements? [Updated 2023]

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Last year, I looked at the free throw statistics of Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons. News headlines talked about how much he had improved his free throws, so I looked at one of his performance metrics (free throw percentage) to see if the increase was "signal" or "noise." Why write about basketball? Well, there are lessons that we can learn and apply to our own workplace metrics, as I write about in my book Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More.

Did the MLB’s New Pitch Clock Rule Work? An In-Depth Analysis...

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tl;dr: In the blog post, we delve into MLB's ongoing struggle with slow and lengthy games, analyzing recent rule changes aimed at reducing game...

Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: October 6th, 2023

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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormack for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! Subscribe to get...

Does This Chart Show a Clear Reduction — Or Variation?

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I saw this chart recently. It shows the monthly average length of stay (LOS) at a hospital: The narrative about the chart said it was: "continuing...

Analyzing Rare Events, Like MLB Perfect Games, with Process Behavior Charts

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In my book Measures of Success, I share what I've learned about the "Process Behavior Chart" methodology for management metrics and business performance measures....

Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: March 24th, 2023

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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormack for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! Subscribe to get...

Process Behavior Charts: The Christmas Tale / Le Conte de Noël...

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This week, I received an unexpected and incredibly specific Christmas gift from Charles Desneuf on LinkedIn. He wrote a PDF eBook about Process Behavior...