State College, Pa. (PRWEB) September 22, 2011
Top manufacturers depend on statistical analysis to determine a product's reliability and lifetime characteristics.
Now Minitab Inc., the world's leading provider of software for quality improvement and statistics education, is offering a free, hour-long online training session to introduce people to the basics of reliability analysis.
The Introduction to Reliability session will cover reliability tools, including the Distribution ID Plot, Distribution Overview Plot, and Parametric Distribution Analysis. Participants will learn how to use these tools to compare a product prototype with a version that's already in the market.
This training will be offered on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4:00). Participants can register at http://www.minitab.com/training/web-events/ Space is limited.
Minitab Inc. has long offered both public and company-specific training delivered by expert statisticians with real-world deployment experience, and is using the Internet to give people the chance to preview Minitab's instructor-led training without leaving their office.
Minitab plans to offer additional preview training opportunities on other topics in coming months.
Thousands of companies worldwide use Minitab Statistical Software to analyze data for quality improvement programs. More than 4,000 colleges and universities use Minitab for teaching and research.
Because it has been adopted by companies around the globe, Minitab 16 is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Documentation is available in several other languages.
A free, fully functional, 30-day trial version of Minitab 16 is available at http://www.minitab16.com
The company also offers two other products. Quality Trainer by Minitab® is an e-learning course that teaches statistics and serves as an ongoing resource for professionals who use statistics to implement quality improvement. Quality Companion by Minitab® is process improvement software designed specifically to help professionals manage and execute quality improvement projects.
Minitab Inc. is one of the world’s leading developers of statistical and process improvement software. Thousands of distinguished companies use Minitab software, including Toshiba, DuPont, Boeing, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nestlé and Pfizer. Minitab products are backed by outstanding services, including training, e-learning opportunities, and free technical support.
Minitab Inc., headquartered in State College, Pa., operates offices in the United Kingdom, France and Australia and has additional representatives throughout the world.