|1) Do you already have SPC data in a software program?
||CHARTrunner can create process charts from most software programs.
||SQCpack is the place to start if you do not have a program in place.
|2) Is your data stored in manual form (on paper)?
||You will need to enter data into a database (e.g, Excel, Access, etc.) before using CHARTrunner.
||Enter data directly into SQCpack and begin charting it immediately.
|3) Do you need immediate (“real-time”) feedback on a process?
||CHARTrunner will refresh charts automatically at a user-defined interval.
||SQCpack provides real-time charting with alarms for data entry.
|4) Has your data been entered into a database?
||CHARTrunner requires no data re-entry and provides immediate charting from your database.
||Data is easily imported into SQCpack.
|5) Do you need statistical and summary reports?
||CHARTrunner can be programmed to provide statistical summary reports.
||SQCpack provides a statistical summary report for all critical characteristics and an easy report designer.
|6) Are you confused about which chart to use?
||CHARTrunner provides advice about chart selection options.
||SQCpack provides advice about chart selection options.
|7) Do you require calculation of control limits?
||CHARTrunner offers all chart options, with notation preferences.
||SQCpack offers all chart options, with notation preferences.
|8) Do you need security and password protection for data entry?
||CHARTrunner does not offer data security since it links to existing data sources.
||SQCpack offers full security to meet ISO 9000 and other quality standards.
|9) Do you need software on the shop floor?
||CHARTrunner is easy to use, even for those with no statistical background.
||SQCpack provides a database for manual or electronic data entry and gives immediate (real-time) chart information.
|10) Do you want software with customized features?
||CHARTrunner offers a wide array of features that are customizable, from appearance to statistical options.
||SQCpack offers a wide array of features that are customizable, from appearance to statistical options.