Exploring 30 years of car colors

Montgomery County, Maryland, publishes all traffic violations since 2013, now totaling more than 780,000 incidents. Besides the location and details of the violations, the table also contains information about the vehicles involved, such as make, model, year and color. It’s car colors that I want to explore here. Even though […]

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Exploring text and other data with Heath Rushing

Heath Rushing is someone I count myself very fortunate to know — first as a colleague at SAS and now as co-founder of Adsurgo, a successful consultancy. Over years of JMP use, Heath has enthusiastically taught classes using JMP, written papers and the book, Design and Analysis of Experiments by […]

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Video: Joining tables in JMP

Joining tables that are open in JMP is a task we often need to do when collecting and combining data from different sources or observation dates. Plus, you may want to customize your join further, for example, by matching specific columns or even leaving out a few columns. Watch the demo […]

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Visual Six Sigma: A practical approach to data analysis and process improvement

Do you want to discover new and useful knowledge in your data using interactive, dynamic graphical displays? Would you like to be able to make sound decisions faster by understanding the patterns of variation in your data and separating it into useful signal and random noise? You can, with the […]

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Video: Red triangles in JMP

The little red triangles in JMP are ubiquitous, hard-working and powerful! Here's a quick video by my colleague Ryan DeWitt on these drop-down menus that some users call "hot spots," "inverted triangles" or just plain old "triangles." Subscribe to the JMP channel on YouTube to see the latest videos. tags: […]

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A statistical history of the Cy Young Award

“That’s all baseball is, is numbers; it’s run by numbers, averages, percentages and odds. Managers make their decision based on the numbers.” -- Rollie Fingers, 1981 AL Cy Young Award Winner The Cy Young Award has been given to the best pitcher in baseball since 1956. The American and National […]

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The design of experiments blind spot

I once overheard someone call Arizona State University Professor Doug Montgomery their “DOE idol.” I’m sure others echo the sentiment because I’ve seen the warm welcome he receives at our JMP events when he discusses design of experiments (DOE). Most recently, I’ve seen him give keynote talks at Discovery Summit […]

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More on analysis of means and model building

I had the privilege of participating in JMP’s Analytically Speaking series a couple of weeks ago (June 8, 2016). While I was able to answer many questions submitted during the live broadcast, there were additional questions that are answered in this blog post. In addition, look for future blog posts […]

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“Bolder” statistics with Karen Copeland

Dr. Karen Copeland will be our featured guest on Analytically Speaking on June 8. She is the owner of Boulder Statistics, a successful consultancy to a wide array of industry sectors around the world — medical device, diagnostics, chemicals, marketing, environmental, consumer and food products, pharmaceuticals, and web analytics, among […]

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Remaking a mosquito trends chart

Recreating graphs is a hobby of mine. It both helps me test the limits of JMP and sharpens my own data handling and visualization skills. This time, there was a third benefit: finding a significant data error in the published chart. I recently saw this interesting mosquito trends chart as […]

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