Help Manual


Sigma Magic Help Version 15

Using Software

The Sigma Magic software contains several powerful and proven tools that can be used to help transform your business. The figure below shows the main steps to use the software. Using Software

Download the Software

You will need to download the latest version of the software from our website.

Install the Software

Install the software on your computer. Note that this software requires Microsoft Excel and will appear as a menu option within Excel.

Register User

After you install the software, register yourself as a user of the software by filling out the registration form.

Install License Key

You will need to enter a valid license key to use the software. All new users are provided a free one-month trial of the software.

Add Data

Sigma Magic requires data for analysis in tables. If you have any data for analysis, you will need to convert them into Excel tables. You can use the Data Editor functionality within Sigma Magic software to convert data into tables. This is usually a one-time activity undertaken at the beginning of a project. Data is stored in an Excel sheet called "Data Sheet" within each project file.

Tool Wizard

For each project, you will need to determine what analysis you would like to perform and then add the appropriate tool to your workbook.

Analysis Setup

Specify the options and or data required for each analysis in the Analysis Setup. Note that some analyses also require data to be entered on the worksheet.

Compute Outputs

Once all the analysis options and data for a given analysis are entered on the worksheet, you can click on Compute Outputs to generate analysis results.

Export Results

You can export the analysis results to Microsoft PowerPoint for your report out and finalize your presentation.

Report Out

Make your recommendations to management, get approval, and deploy your recommended solutions. Since you have used a fact-based approach and powerful analysis tools, you can rest assured that you have done your best to facilitate a positive project outcome.