Minitab 15

Minitab has released Minitab 15, containing more than 50 enhancements, including: expanded gage R&R capabilities, power OC curves for power and sample size, probability distribution plots, and more than 40 new calculator functions. Other additions include reliability methods for forecasting future warranty claims, and new currency and percentage formats.

The software includes several language formats, including French, German and Chinese, Korean and Japanese. The software is easy to use, but rigorous.

Analysis and opinion

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