Companion by Minitab is the only process improvement software that combines three elements – organization, practical tools and expert guidance – critical to the success of Six Sigma Projects. It is designed to maximize the benefits of the following quality improvement efforts.
A member of the Minitab product family, Companion by Minitab is a project management, organization and standardization software. It is primarily developed for Six Sigma and Lean projects, but it is a capable project management, monitoring and documentation software, especially for many data-based projects.
Provides excellent solutions for the creation of organizational standards for project-based companies and for the collection of project data in a single project file that will allow easy access by affiliates.
Provides excellent solutions for the creation of organizational standards for project-based companies and for the collection of project data in a single project file that will allow easy access by affiliates. Companion by Minitab prepares, collects and distributes project documents, such as many reports, forms, analytical calculations, prepared by the team members, in soft environment with easy way.
Keep track of all your projects securely, centrally and globally with Companion by Minitab’s process and continuous improvement tools.
Project Roadmaps make it easy to execute, share, and replicate projects across your organization.
Communicate priorities and allocate resources effectively — from project conception, through execution, to closure — with formal approval processes and notifications.
Real-Time KPI Dashboarding
Project data rolls up to your online project dashboard automatically, so you can track KPIs anywhere in real time.
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Send output from Minitab Statistical Software to Companion, or insert a Minitab project straight from your Companion roadmap, and updates will be saved inside your Companion project.
Everything in a Single Project File
You can easily share, edit and archive the management of all the tools and documents in your project in a single project file.
You can reduce errors and use your time well with the integrated functions of tools that allow you to share data throughout the entire project.
You can define the scope of the project and provide the team members with the necessary information about the tasks, restrictions and details.
You can share you have developed with Companion by Minitab and create dynamic and successful presentations directly.
You can obtain Expert Guidance service for each step your project needs. You can also add your own instructions or obtain the necessary information from the Management section.
With your project manager, you can collect and manage all your documents in one place.
With detailed and high-level process maps, you will be able to easily communicate between all activities that will make your processes more meaningful. By assigning variables to each shape, you will be able to use it for all your tools.
Value Stream Mapping
By defining all of your processes, you can easily identify the points that are open to development and use the necessary improvement tools.
Estimate your savings in the project and convert the time into cash.
You can easily identify the causes of defects in your products or processes, the consequences of them and prioritize your actions in order to minimize or eliminate the damages.
Project Risk Assessment
You can assess whether a potential project has been successfully completed on time.
You can have a document where you can monitor and control all the benefits and improvements that your project will provide
You can group your stakeholders according to their impact on your project and discover the convenience of all relevant assignments.
SIPOC AnalysisDuring the measurement phase of the project, you can define the main activities of your team after you determine the scope of the process. You can shape your process map by avoiding unnecessary details.
Companion by Minitab Project Management and Lean Six Sigma tools have two different Licensing options about its extent: “Desktop” and “Full”. Full Version includes Desktop software + Web Section. The Web section features a Dynamic Dashboard, a Workflow menu that lets you see the Projects you’re working on, a Repository where you store your projects, and many more.
According to the usage period, The license options of Companion by Minitab Project Management and Lean Six Sigma Tools software are ”ANNUAL“ and “PERPETUAL” as follows:
Multi User License – MUL
Single User License – SUL
Perpetual Simultaneous License – PSL