Bernard McKeown
Client Manager, JMP

UK User Forum warms up for Discovery Summit Europe

The theme running through the recent UK User Forum was the use of JMP to simulate and optimise processes, particularly within the chemical industry. Fujifilm Diosynth Technologies hosted the event in its Billingham offices in, which used to be part of the ICI chemicals conglomerate. Users came together to share how

Webcasts show how to build better statistical models

We have two upcoming webcasts on Building Better Models presented at times convenient for a UK audience: If you are new to JMP Pro, you will want to view the webcast on 21 October 2014. If you are already using JMP Pro, the webcast on 31 October 2014 will suit

JMP smashes new ground at The Shard

JMP UK broke new ground last week when we held a new seminar on Statistical Discovery in Consumer and Marketing Research. And what better place to hold it than The Shard, the latest building to smash through London’s skyline. It stands out as the highest building in the city, so

Sun shines on first Irish JMP User Forum

The sun came out in all its splendour for the first Irish JMP User Forum. As the media reported, Ireland's mini-heatwave rivalled temperatures in Rio. JMP users gathered in one of Ireland's most beautiful stately homes, Carton House, to celebrate the day in style. The Chair, Rakhi Baj from AbbVie,

Is big data a big deal?

Maybe… but messy data is a bigger deal. Big data hit mainstream over the past year or so. I know this because the BBC has produced several programmes covering it. What I’ve heard is that there is no clear definition of what big data is and why it is important.

Helping JMP users to become experts

I discovered that I was an outlier until Saturday, when I bought a new car: I am the only salesperson in their forties that I have known to own a single car for their whole career. Over the course of owning it for the best part of eight years, I

Sharing best practice in design of experiments in UK

JMP was delighted to welcome Peter Goos and Bradley Jones, two thought leaders in the area of design of experiments (DOE), to our Marlow office in the UK last week to talk about best practice in DOE. Box, Hunter and Hunter explained in their seminal text, Statistics for Experimenters, that

Join the JMP User Forum in the UK on 17 July

UK users of JMP will gather on 17 July for a day of sharing stories and best practises, and to find out about JMP 11. They will meet at Infineum, the leading fuel additives company, based near Abingdon. The first illustration of how JMP is being used in industry will

My, how quality has changed!

Since I took my degree in engineering in the late 1980s, things have changed dramatically in the world of quality. The Six Sigma strategy was developed in 1986, with Total Quality Management (TQM) in its infancy by the turn of the decade. In the intervening years, engineers have been deluged

JMP attends the PSI Conference in Edinburgh

I had the pleasure of interviewing Richard Zink, Principal Research Statistician Developer in the JMP Life Sciences division, prior to his visit to the UK to speak at the PSI (Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry) Conference in Glasgow on 14 May. His PSI talk is titled "Assessing the Similarity of

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