Performance Chart Wizard in ChartSmartXL

Confused About Which Performance Chart to Use?

With ChartSmartXL You'll Never Struggle with Choosing the Right Performance Chart Ever Again.

Based on calls from our tech support line, we can tell you that most folks struggle with which Performance Chart to choose. Even if they have gone to a training class, it doesn't matter, they still spend time they don't have trying to decide on the right chart and then they still aren't sure.

We can help. The ChartSmartXL Performance Chart Wizard can analyze your data and choose the right Performance Chart for you. It saves you time and mistake proofs the Performance Chart selection process. Spend your time on more important things like analyzing the Performance Chart after its drawn.

Decision Trees are Cumbersome. Rather than having to think your way through the forest of decision trees like the ones in Minitab®, wouldn't it be great if the decision tree was already coded into the software? In the ChartSmartXL, it is!

Turns Decision Trees into a One Click 
Performance Chart Wizard

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To use ChartSmartXL Performance Chart Wizard to Select the Right Performance Chart

  1. Just select your data:

    Performance Chart data 
  2. Then select the Performance Chart Wizard from the ChartSmartXL menu.
  3. The Chart Wizard will automatically select the XmR (Individuals) chart.

    wizard selects which Performance Chart to choose

If it's trying to choose between a p chart and a u chart, it will ask this question:

prompt for choosing between a p chart and u chart

Answer "yes" for a u chart and "no" for a p chart. If the you want to use the XmR Trend or XMedianR, then you will have to choose that chart.

How the Performance Chart Wizard selects the right Performance Chart:

Data Columns Data Performance Chart
1 Integers (attribute) c chart
2 Integers (constant sample)

np chart

2 Integers (varying sample)

p or u chart

1 Decimals (variable)

XmR chart

2-5 Decimals or integers XbarR chart
6+ Decimals or integers XbarS chart

We just completed our JCAHO review and received a 98 with NO time 1's so we are very excited and fired up about that. Our ability to use the Performance Charts and talk with staff about them really helped! 

- Leana Hilde RN
Methodist Medical Center

The ChartSmartXL Software for Excel:

  • Draws np, p, c, u, XmR, XbarR, XMedianR and XbarS Performance Charts
  • Calculates and draws lines for: average, + 1 sigma, +2 sigma and +3 sigma (UCL and LCL)
  • Performs stability analysis and turns any unstable point or condition RED
  • Allows you to add data to existing Performance Charts and create Performance Charts with multiple (stair step) control limits
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