Relationships matter! And they can be difficult to understand.
We're taking relationships between variables. Does one variable affect another? Or do they just correlate? Understanding which matters to the values of our decisions.
We talk about the saying "Correlation does not imply causation", how to find a confounding variable, and ways to check that we've got the triggering cause that's going to affect our outcome.
When we're under pressure to figure something out, it's helpful to stop and remember some fundamentals.
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About me Dianna Deeney founded Quality during Design through her company Deeney Enterprises, LLC. Her mission is to bridge product designers to the world's quality initiatives and quality-minded people. She teaches product development engineers how to use quality and reliability methods early in design for risk, use, and technical aspects of a product. Engineers that use quality early and iteratively improve the design and the design process, and it helps them to be recognized as star performers. Her vision is a world of products that are easy to use, dependable, and safe – possible by strategically using Quality during Design for products others love, for less. See more about her products and services at www.QualityDuringDesign.com.
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