Sample Control Chart

Upper Specification Limit Upper Control Limit Goal Actual

Lower Control Limit Lower Specification Limit

Control charts have three common types of lines:

1. Upper and lower specification limits

2. Upper and lower control limits showing the maximum acceptable values without taking action

3. Planned or goal value

The hours recorded for this project started slowly. It appears to be drifting out of control.

Control charts have three common types of lines:

1. Upper and lower specification limits

2. Upper and lower control limits showing the maximum acceptable values without taking action

3. Planned or goal value

The hours recorded for this project started slowly. It appears to be drifting out of control.

Figure 8-3. Sample Control Chart

Figure 8-4. Control Chart of Consecutive Measurements with Fixed Limits .4 Benchmarking

Benchmarking involves comparing actual or planned project practices to those of comparable projects to identify best practices, generate ideas for improvement, and provide a basis for measuring performance. These other projects can be within the performing organization or outside of it and can be within the same, or in another, application area.

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