Companion is the only solution to blend customizable continuous improvement tools, centralized data retention and maintenance with real-time online dashboarding — enabling you to spend less time managing projects and more
time moving them forward. Whether it is to enhance process improvement through increased visibility, oversight and governance, or to optimize products and services through the use of over 100 best-in-class tools,
Companion provides everything you need to make your continuous improvement projects more visible, effective and profitable.
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.
Project data rolls up to your online project dashboard automatically, so you can track KPIs anywhere in real time.
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.
Value Stream Mapping
Visualize the flow of materials and information through your organization. Streamline processes to add value that meets customer expectations.
Monte Carlo Simulation with imported Minitab Models
Characterize, understand and optimize a product or process. Input models manually or choose "Import Models from Minitab" option to choose models from one of your Minitab projects.
Identify the potential causes for a product or process failure, anticipate the resulting effects, and prioritize the actions needed to mitigate them.
Quality Function Deployment
Use the fully integrated Pairwise Comparison Matrix, Houses of Quality, and Design Scorecards to ensure effortless requirements flow-down.
Use fishbone diagrams and idea maps to identify every relevant element of your process and refine the scope of complex projects.
Construct high-level or detailed flow charts to help you understand and communicate all the activities in a process.
Companion safeguards your data and communications with a 2048-bit VeriSign SSL Certificate, and automatic daily, weekly and monthly backups.