How do I get my existing data into Statit
You don't need to. Statit piMD can access your
current data from where it already exists. Statit
piMD supports directly accessing data from any
type of database or data file.
What data file formats are supported?
Statit piMD can access data from nearly any
kind of data file. Excel is the most common
format, but data can also be extracted from
SPSS, Minitab, SAS, csv, and many other formats.
Can Statit piMD access existing DB Queries
Yes. Statit piMD can access data from existing
queries (e.g. Queries created in MS Access )
and Views created within databases.
Do my data files need to be moved in order
for Statit piMD to access them?
No. Statit piMD can access the data files from
anywhere on the network.
Is there any limit on the number of Indicators
that can be configured?
No. You can have any number of Indicators defined
in Statit piMD and tools are provided to let
you organize and control access to the Indicators.
How long does it take for users to be able
to view the Indicator after the data has been
As soon as new data is added (e.g. adding a
new row for an Indicator in Excel), it is available
for viewing. Anyone with permission to see an
Indicator will see the current data anytime
they view the indicator.
Can users be notified when new data is available?
Yes. The Administrator and the Expert for Indicators
automatically receive an e-mail to let them
know that new data has been added to one of
What types of Analysis is supported?
The analysis capabilities include all SPC charts
(p, u, c, np, x-bar, i, run, etc.) as well as
a variety of techniques for comparing performance
between different groups.
I have 3 years of data but only want to
display last 12 months. Does Statit piMD support
Yes. Statit piMD allows you to easily define
how many periods that you want to display for
each Indicator Trend.
Can users compare performance of different
facilities, cost centers, etc.?
Yes. Statit piMD makes it easy to see a breakdown
of an Indicator by different groupings. For
example, users can compare the performance of
each facility and drill down to see the Indicator
Trend for facilities that are not performing
How does Statit piMD handle target limits?
Statit piMD lets you specify either a fixed
target or variable targets for each Indicator.
Can users add Assessments and Action Plans
Any user that has permission to view an Indicator
can also view the Assessments and Action Plans
for an Indicator. But only the assigned Expert
or Administrator for a specific Indicator may
add / edit the Assessments and Action Plans.
Can I integrate existing documents into
Statit piMD and display process diagrams and
Yes. Documents associated with an Indicator
are a click away. Statit piMD allows you integrate
any document on a web site or your network to
be accessed via the browser.
Can I display a logo on all of my output?
Yes. The template pages used for output generated
by Statit piMD can be modified to reference
a logo, image or include file to customize all
Can I print output from Statit piMD?
Of course. Statit piMD allows you to configure
what information is included and how it is laid
out. You can have different info / layouts for
viewing interactively within the browser vs.
sending to the printer. When viewing interactively,
lots of info is available by mousing over different
areas on the graphs. When printing, you can
include more information and specify layouts
to match existing reports.
End-User System Requirements
What must be installed on the end-user's
machine to support Statit piMD?
One of the following Web Browsers: