read our latest posts
Our Blog
Read our latest posts

Our Blog

Bill Shinskey

Blending Organizational Structures For Results

The difference between problem solving and process execution is significant, each benefiting from a specific approach to organizing the workforce.  Here Bill Shinskey explores the notion


Beware High Tech Sirens In Manufacturing

Phoenix Systems is joined by an unlimited number of manufacturing experts training for statistical literacy and process control implementation. Phoenix Services, the W. Edwards Deming Institute®, and Harbour Consulting are three

William Edwards Deming

Constancy of Purpose

William Edwards Deming (October 14, 1900 – December 20, 1993) was an American statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and consultant. He is perhaps best known for his

Where facts are few

Sheet Metal Lubricant Analysis

Introduction A 1990 Taguchi Study conducted by Phoenix, along with a major stamping manufacturer, found three primary sources of variation within the stamping process.  These


Managing Through Processes

You are dedicated to being successful.  You know your department’s processes ‘inside and out’.  You should, after all, you designed these processes to address challenges

Blank Variation Analysis

Description As an input to the forming process, we strive to understand the impact of specific blank size and shape variables on the current forming