You know that experiments are important for making good decisions in your Maker business. You know that experiments need to test one factor at a time in order to give you useful information. You know that you need to use a large enough sample size … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Multifactor Experiments
You’re designing an experiment for your business. And you know that step 1 is to separate out the variables you want to test. You know that if you try to change more than one thing at a time, you won’t actually find out which one(s) affected your product and which … [Read more...] about Probability: an easy explanation for busy business owners.
You want to do an experiment to inform your decisions in your Maker or small-scale manufacturing business. (If you don’t? Read the last article to learn why experiments can help you optimize your manufacturing process.) Rhonda was convinced. If you’re a regular PCat reader, … [Read more...] about Experimental Design for Makers
You don’t care about experiments. You’re a maker (or inventor, creator, entrepreneur, or however you describe yourself.) If you wanted to be a lab scientist, you’d be one. You just want to make high-quality products and sell them to your delighted customers while … [Read more...] about How (and why) to do an experiment
If you’ve been following along, you know that there are some things called First Principles. These are laws of nature, just like the familiar law of gravity, but they govern the way that heat and other forms of energy work in our universe. If you’ve been following along you … [Read more...] about First Principles Part Three