Planning for a DOE

In this blog post, we discuss the suggested steps for planning a Designed Experiment. Step #1 – Clearly Define the Problem and Objectives It is critical to clearly define the problem before beginning experimentation.  When the problem is not clearly defined and...

Basic DOE Terminology

In this blog post, we formally define or describe the basic terminology that is commonly used in Design of Experiments.  Some of the terms we have already been using in prior posts, but they will also be presented here for completeness.  This is Part I of a two part...

Motivation for Structured Experimentation (DOE)

When planning and designing an experiment, it may be tempting to try and accomplish all the objectives is a single experiment.  The thinking is often that experimentation is time consuming and expensive, so one experiment must be better than multiple experiments....