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Prioritization Using a QFD Tool

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A review of how a Quality Functional Deployment (QFD) tool can be used to prioritize items, such as project opportunities.

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  • Comment Link Matt Hansen Mar 8, 2017 posted by Matt Hansen

    Thanks Henry. You can reset those values to whatever makes the most sense to you. Those values are by default set to 1, 3, and 9 so that the 9 (High value) stands out significantly from the medium and low values. Since the values are being multiplied, the higher 9 value helps the calculation stand out much greater to avoid any close-calls or let those that are of high impact have greater influence. Again, feel free to adjust those values in the calculations if you have a different preference.

  • Comment Link henry lopez Feb 14, 2017 posted by henry lopez

    Hello Matt,

    I have a question: why is it assigned 1, 3, 9 for L, M and H to the parameter X's. What is the criteria for assigning those values?

    What about IMPORTANCE? What is the criteria?

    Attentive to your response. Thanks in advance.

  • Comment Link Matt Hansen Oct 22, 2016 posted by Matt Hansen

    Thanks Julio, I appreciate the kind feedback!

  • Comment Link Julio Estevez Oct 18, 2016 posted by Julio Estevez

    Excellent tools: video and excel format.

  • Comment Link Matt Hansen Aug 29, 2016 posted by Matt Hansen

    Thanks for your feedback Vidhya, I'm glad you liked it!

  • Comment Link Vidhya ganesh Aug 28, 2016 posted by Vidhya ganesh

    Thank you for the simplifying QFD thru this video.

  • Comment Link Matt Hansen Apr 19, 2015 posted by Matt Hansen

    Thanks @Eve. I did see your other comments about the music and do plan to improve that in the future; again, the later videos already have it more quiet than the first few videos.

    But I'm not sure why the videos stop as you're watching them. I wonder if ti's a delay because they're downloading in HD format. If so, then if you click the "HD" logo on the video to disable it, then it will download in a lower resolution but at a faster rate. If you continue to experience troubles with this, then please visit the contact page (http://statstuff.com/about/contactus) and submit the details of the error you're experiencing. Thanks again for your support of StatStuff!

  • Comment Link Eve Nsubuga Apr 16, 2015 posted by Eve Nsubuga

    Hej Matt,

    Thanks for the training but 2 challenges are;
    1. The music in the background and
    2. The videos stop while amidst the struggle to listen!

    We are so grateful for this wonderful training,

    Blessings

    /Eve

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