procedure, or service variable that can be tuned or adjust to any given
process, procedure, or service characteristics.
Parameters can also be referred to as
control variables or adjustment knobs.
Some examples of parameters could be the
diameter of a ringed part, the length and width of a bar of gold, how
much air to put into the tires of any vehicle, etc.
In any six
sigma plan make sure your parameters can meet or exceed the 4.5 sigma
Also see Parameter
(Manufacturing Design Review), PDR,
(Prototype Design Review), PPDR,
(Post Production Design Review), and Design
Margin - Statistical Tolerance Part 2.