You are on page 1of 31

2010 Minitab, Inc.

Whats New in Minitab

16
Vivian Angus
Latin American Business Development Coordinator
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Welcome to Minitab 16!
The latest version of Minitab Statistical Software
includes more than seventy new features and
enhancements, including greater statistical power, a new
menu the Assistant to guide you through your
analysis, and increased speed, all within the same user-
friendly interface.

Agenda:
Top Enhancements
Complete List of Whats New
2010 Minitab, Inc.

Top Enhancements
Complete List of Whats New15

2010 Minitab, Inc.
The Assistant
Over the years, customers have told us:
I dont know which tool to use.
There are too many options.
Use more practical terminology (in the dialogs).
I need help interpreting the results.
Minitab 16 has the solution the Assistant







2010 Minitab, Inc.
The Assistant
The Assistant was created for
People who have never used Minitab or Statistics.
People who use Minitab but do not use it often.
Green belts and those who have to help or advise green belts.

It broken down into 6 Tool Categories
Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
Capability Analysis
Graphical Analysis
Hypothesis Tests
Regression
Control Charts


2010 Minitab, Inc.
The Assistant
Use the Assistant to easily:
Find the right tool
Review guidelines
Run your analysis
Interpret the output
Present your results

2010 Minitab, Inc.
New Regression Tool
Use Stat > Regression > General Regression to:
Easily specify interaction (x
1
*x
2
) and polynomial (x
2
) terms
Model both continuous and categorical variables
Compute confidence intervals for coefficients
Transform Y using the Box-Cox transformation


2010 Minitab, Inc.
Nonlinear Regression
Use Stat > Regression > Nonlinear Regression to
model non-linear relationships between variables
2010 Minitab, Inc.
General Linear Model Enhancements
New Options field to calculate predicted values
New Comparisons option to evaluate means using a
grouping information table:
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Split-Plot Designs
Factorial DOE now includes Split-Plot Designs
Create and analyze designs with hard-to-change factors
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Tolerance Intervals
Use Stat > Quality Tools > Tolerance Intervals to
calculate bounds for a given proportion of a population
For normal and nonnormal data
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Gage R&R Study (Expanded)
Use Stat > Quality Tools > Gage Study > Gage R&R
Study (Expanded) to analyze studies that:

Are balanced or unbalanced
(e.g. missing data)
Have more than 2 factors
Have fixed or random factors

2010 Minitab, Inc.
7 New Power & Sample Size Features
New features include:
Sample Size for Estimation
Paired t
1- and 2-Sample Poisson Rates
1 and 2 Variances
General Full Factorial Design

Improved features include:
1 and 2 Proportions
Plackett-Burman
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Send Output to PowerPoint or Word
Creating presentations is now easier
Right-click to export your results to PowerPoint or Word
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Performance Improvements
Import datasets even faster
Open project files even faster
2010 Minitab, Inc.
All 7 Languages Available Together
To support companies operating globally, Minitab 16
includes all 7 languages:
English
French
German
Korean
Japanese
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
You no longer have to purchase separate language
versions
2010 Minitab, Inc.
New Tutorials
Access more than 40 new Tutorials for the tools you use
most often
2010 Minitab, Inc.

Top Enhancements
Complete List of Whats New

2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
The Assistant
Analyze your data with confidence
Use this new menu to:
Find the right tool
Run your analysis
Interpret the output
Present your results


2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Basic Statistics
Display Descriptive Statistics > Statistics option to select
the Default, None or All statistics
1 Variance
Run hypothesis test for the variance or standard deviation
New Bonett (adjusted) method
2 Variances
Run hypothesis test for variances or standard deviations
1- or 2-sided alternative hypothesis
Calculate confidence intervals for a hypothesized ratio (e.g.
stdev1 / stdev2)

2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Regression
General Regression
Continuous and categorical Xs
Specify interaction and polynomial terms
1- and 2-sided confidence intervals for coefficients (bs)
Box-Cox transformation
Prediction
Choice of coding (-1 0 1) or (1 0) and specify reference level
Nonlinear Regression
Orthogonal (Deming) Regression


2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Regression (continued)
Binary Logistic Regression
Event probabilities displayed for all rows in worksheet
Confidence intervals for event probabilities
New Prediction button
Ordinal and Nominal Logistic Regression
Event probabilities displayed for all rows in worksheet
Partial Least Squares
Include categorical variables in the model
Include interaction and polynomial terms in the model
New Options including coding and reference values


2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
ANOVA
One-Way and One-Way (Stacked)
Comparisons grouping information table
General Linear Model
Prediction for new observations, including confidence and
prediction intervals
Comparisons grouping information table
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
DOE
Split-Plot Designs
Sum of squares for individual terms given in ANOVA
table for:
Analyze Factorial
Analyze Variability
Analyze Response Surface
Analyze Mixture
Easily randomize design and sort by Run Order using
Modify Design > Randomize design > Specify

2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Capability Analysis
Johnson Transformation
Moved from Nonnormal to Normal for easier accessibility to
transformations
Capability indices computed when spec limits fall outside
range of transformation
Improved Sixpack Options - Benchmark Zs (sigma level)
available
PPM included in Sixpack output



2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Gage R&R
Create a Gage Run Chart with missing data
Confidence intervals for Crossed and Nested studies
Xbar, R & S axis labels for Crossed and Nested studies
Gage R&R Study (Expanded)
Create Gage R&R Worksheet option to include StdOrder

Attribute Agreement Analysis
Create Attribute Agreement Analysis Worksheet
Disagreement summary table for known standards





2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Other Quality Tools
Improved Pareto Chart dialog
Tolerance Intervals

Multivariate
Outlier plot for Principal Components Analysis to display
Mahalanobis Distances
Calculate Mahalanobis Distances

Tables
Option to store Tally Individual Variables results

2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Power and Sample Size
Sample Size for Estimation
Paired t
1- and 2-Sample Poisson Rates
1 and 2 Variances
General Full Factorial Designs
Improved 1 and 2 Proportions and Plackett-Burman

Line Plot
Plot Options button to display Y variable as a percent
2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Help
45 new Tutorials
Meet Minitab added to Help menu
Dozens of new datasets, including those for StatGuide

Input/Output
Import data sets and open project files even faster
Send graphs or Session output to PowerPoint or Word
Delete key behavior in Worksheet compliments Excel

2010 Minitab, Inc.
Complete List of Whats New
Tools
Options includes language and Assistant settings
DMAIC Toolbar added to Manage Profiles

Installation
Easily switch between languages
Componentized admin interface for mass deployment
2010 Minitab, Inc.
To Try or Buy Minitab 16
Visit www.minitab16.com



To contact us, visit www.minitab.com