Link Directory

A list of useful links related to process excellence.


Process for the enterprise

Scott Francis blogs about topics of interest to quality and process improvement professionals


Books from The Pyzdek Institute

Books authored by or recommended by The Pyzdek Institute or Thomas Pyzdek

SPC Press – Home

This is Dr. Donald J. Wheeler’s site. Don is a veritable SPC Guru. SPC Press offers you today’s best books on Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma, Data Analysis, and Quality Improvement.


Bersbach Consulting LLC

Bersbach Consulting LLC provides you with World Class Six Sigma Training Coaching and Support to fit your needs. We use the Pyzdek Institute Training materials and blend it with tailored coaching and support to fit your needs and budget.

Lean Six Sigma supply chain management

Supply Chain Management coordinates business processes involved in producing, shipping and distributing products and arranges them in an adaptive supply chain network. Lean Six Sigma methodology can be applied in supply chain management to drive ope

QFD and VOC information

QFD and Voice of Customer analysis, training and facilitation. One of Tom’s favorite sites for information on QFD.

Six Sigma Consulting

Extensive transactional project experience with Lean, DMADV (DFSS), DMAIC and Kaizen



Business Change

Hebron Change Enablement Services assist organisations that truly aspire customer centricity. – intelligent life on the web

Lots of articles about Six Sigma and many other topics by writers who are more than half way decent

Design resources for automotive engineering

Search this site to find numerous interesting articles on Six Sigma, especially Design for Six Sigma in the automotive industry

Industrial/Mfg engineering

Industrial and manufacturing engineering links and forums


Plant maintenance resource center

Plant maintenance information portal

The Engineer\’s Club

Software and information for the engineering community


The Global Six Sigma Awards 2009

The Global Six Sigma and Business Improvement Awards are given to the most outstanding organizational achievements through the deployment of business improvement programs.The Global Six Sigma Awards Ceremony will be held on October 14th in conjun


Biomedical research statistical software

Biomedical research statistical software

Crystal Ball simulation software

Crystal Ball software is a leading spreadsheet-based software suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, Monte Carlo simulation and optimization. The diverse applications for Crystal Ball include financial risk analysis, valuation, engineering, Six

Document Control and SPC Software, Lean Six Sigma Training

Quality America offers Statistical Process Control and Document Control software, as well as ASQ Certification materials, SPC Training, and Lean Six Sigma software, training, and consulting

Excel based digitizing software

Graphing software for Microsoft Excel

iGrafx – Enabling Process Excellence

This is the software Tom Pyzdek uses for creating flowcharts, lean value stream maps, and simulation models of complex processes. It is powerful, easy to use, and low priced. Highly recommended by Tom.

Jmp Software-Data analysis, Six Sigma, DOE Software

Jmp describes itself as Interactive. Comprehensive. Highly visual. I agree. This is one of the most powerful packages out there for Six Sigma analysis. It differs from its competitors by emphasizing the interactive graphical approach to analysis. Thi

Microsoft Project

In a field where there are many project management software products, MS Project, or Microsoft Project, is the most well-known. It is essential in most environments for project managers and/or project team members to have at least a basic level of sk

Minitab statistical software

Pretty much the accepted standard statistical software for Six Sigma statistics. Loaded with procedures and techniques for statistical analysis and pretty easy to use.

PQ Systems

Statistical process control (SPC) and quality assurance software for continuous improvement initiatives

Reliability Software, Training, Consulting and Related Reliability Engineering Analysis Services from ReliaSoft Corporation

ReliaSoft is the industry leader in software, training and consulting for reliability engineering and related fields. This Web site provides detailed information about our reliability software and services.

SigmaXL _ Excel = Easy Statistical and Graphical Analysis

SigmaXL is a leading provider of user friendly Excel add-in tools for statistical and graphical analysis. SigmaXL was designed from the ground up to be cost-effective, powerful, and easy to use. It allows users to measure, analyze, improve, and control their service, transactional and manufacturing process. As an add-in to the already familiar Microsoft Excel, SigmaXL is ideal for Six Sigma training and is used by leading consultants. It is rapidly becoming the tool of choice for Six Sigma professionals. Priced at $249, SigmaXL is a fraction of the cost of any major statistical product, yet it has all the statistical and graphical functionality most people need.

Statistical software solutions

Statistical Software Solutions for Industry and Research

Statistical software, training and consulting for Design of Experiments

Thomas Pyzdek’s favorite DoE software. It does just about everything imaginable with DoE and does it in an intuitive and easy way.


Value Stream Map Symbols (JPG Files)

Value Stream mapping is the essential pre-requisite to making materials flow through your plant. Here are all the standard symbols in jpg format (Word and Powerpoint).

Value Stream Map Symbols (Visio)

Value Stream mapping is the essential prerequisite to making materials flow through your organization. Here are all the standard symbols in Visio format.


Coaching Options

Several Coaching options tailored for the Black Belt Self Study Students needs

Continuing education for engineersThe Engineering Training Center offers engineering training products and services from hundreds of industry-leading organizations.


Free online Quality Courses

FREE online training and certification courses on Quality Management, Six Sigma, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001, Internal Auditing, etc.

Online Masters in Education

Great research about Masters in Education programs with up todate information and benefits for educators.

Texas Teaching Certificate

Teacher certification as well as degrees for teachers who wish to continue their education.