List of Six Sigma software packages

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There are generally four classes of software used to support Six Sigma:

  • Analysis tools, which are used to perform statistical or process analysis
  • Program management tools, used to manage and track a corporation's entire Six Sigma program
  • DMAIC and Lean online project collaboration tools for local and global teams
  • Data Collection tools that feed information directly into the analysis tools and significantly reduce the time spent gathering data

Analysis tools[edit]

Proprietary Software:

Open Source Software:

  • R language (The R Project for Statistical Computing[1]). Statistical and graphic functions from the base installation can be used for Six Sigma projects. Furthermore, some contributed packages at CRAN contains specific tools for Six Sigma: SixSigma,[2] qualityTools,[3] qcc[4] and IQCC.[5]

DMAIC/Lean Online Collaboration Tools[edit]

  • SigmaFlow Integrated, Project Management Tools (PPM), (BPA) and (ECM)
  • Grouputer SigmaSense
  • TalkFreely LTD
  • Quality Tools Charts Generator QTcharts


  1. ^ "R: A Language and Environment for Statistical Computing". R Foundation for Statistical Computing. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  2. ^ Emilio Lopez, Andres Redchuk, Javier M.Moguerza. "SixSigma: Six Sigma Tools for Quality and Process Improvement". Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  3. ^ Thomas Roth. "qualityTools: Statistical Methods for Quality Science". Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  4. ^ Luca Scrucca. "qcc: Quality Control Charts". Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  5. ^ Daniela R. Recchia, Emanuel P. Barbosa, Elias de Jesus Goncalves. "IQCC: Improved Quality Control Charts". Retrieved 2011-08-24.