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Announcing QI Macros Compatibility with Excel 2011 for the Mac

  (April 28, 2011)

Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2011

KnowWare International Inc. announces compatibility with Excel 2011 for the Mac. Mac users of Excel 2008 have been patiently waiting for the inclusion of VBA support in Excel 2008. While Excel 2008 service paks 1 and 2 have not delivered this capability, Excel 2011 for the Mac returns users to these critical functions available to them in Excel 2004.

Even after weeks of Lean Six Sigma training, most people are confused about which chart or statistic to choose. To help jump start their improvement efforts, the QI Macros have been designed to help people over the hurdle of charting and statistical analysis. The QI Macros wizards can analyze a users data and select the correct analysis to perform. The QI Macros is the only SPC Software with this functionality.

QI Macros Wizards include:
The Chart Wizard which analyzes data and chooses the right charts to run. It saves users time and mistake proofs the chart selection process. Now users can spend their time on more important things like analyzing the charts after they are drawn.

The Control Chart Wizard will analyze data and choose the right control chart from seven possible charts: c, np, p, u, XmR, XbarR or XbarS. Most Six Sigma workshops spend hours teaching decision trees that are built right into the QI Macros code.

The PivotTable Wizard will take up to four columns of tabular data and summarize them using Excel's PivotTable function. Even seasoned Excel users are baffled at how to use PivotTables, but most improvement projects will spring from PivotTable Analysis.

The Statistics Wizard will analyze data and choose the right hypothesis tests to run. Hypothesis testing can seem pretty complex and challenging, but at the heart the question is whether the means and variances of two or more samples are the same or different. The Statistics Wizard will figure out the correct analysis to run and will interpret the results for the user. No more p values to evaluate.

Unlike complex statistical tools, the QI Macros tools can be used by anyone from No Belts to Black Belts. Users say that the QI Macros are convenient and hassle free: The QI Macros are easy to learn, and the pull-down menu gives immediate access to all tools. It works directly on Excel data; no importing or exporting of data. Finally, it also automates the most common Lean Six Sigma improvement tools. The QI Macros SPC Software works in Excel 2000-2010 and is compatible with Windows XP through Windows 7. The QI Macros SPC Software contains 30+ charts and over 90+ fill-in-the-blank templates for simplifying the complexities of Lean Six Sigma. And at only $199+ S&H, they are the least expensive, most robust solution available on the market.

Readers can also take a free Lean Six Sigma Money Belt course.


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