Company

Predictum is in the business of improving operational yields, quality, and productivity for its clients while reducing costs in maintaining compliance. We do this by making statistical analysis accessible and routine for all levels of staff in companies. Let's talk about how we might help your company.

  • Management Team

    Wayne J. Levin, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

    President and CEO

    For almost three decades, Wayne Levin has worked with a variety of management, engineering, and technical staff to improve their operations by way of applied statistical methods. He founded Predictum Inc. with a goal of improving client operations and accelerating their research through consulting and training on the use of analytical methods and developing software systems to support these efforts.

    Predictum’s clients include Fortune 500 companies in semiconductor, pharmaceuticals, automotive, consumer products, chemical and financial and insurance industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia. Wayne graduated from the University of Toronto in Industrial Engineering and obtained a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

    Michael E. Haslam, Ph.D.

    VP, Applications Development

    Dr. Michael E. Haslam was previously an Engineering Manager, Member of the Technical Staff and Six Sigma Master Black Belt at National Semiconductor Corporation in Arlington, Texas. Joining National in 1988, Dr. Haslam held a variety of positions in both R&D and manufacturing. His areas of responsibility have included new process development, quality and yield improvement, process control, process improvement, product improvement, operations management and engineering management.

    Dr. Haslam has taught extensively in the areas of Engineering Data Analysis, Process Control, Risk Analysis and Six Sigma. Most recently, he has built a wide variety of engineering productivity and data analysis tools using the JMP platform. He received his B.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, concentrating in Solid State Physics and Semiconductor Wafer Processing. He holds several patents in the area of Semiconductor Processing.

    Michael’s recent projects have centered on Operations Intelligence Systems in Life Sciences, Manufacturing, and Marketing.

    Diana Ballard, M.S.

    Senior Consulting Statistician

    Diana Ballard provides expert statistical guidance in all of our projects and leads the effort in developing our next-generation, integrated training materials for instructor-led training and e-learning. She brings in-depth knowledge and experience in various industry sectors, including human resources, finance, supply chain management, sales, marketing, and logistics, to her consulting, coaching, and training services. Among her research interests are design of experiments, including split-plot designs, statistical process control, measurement systems analysis, and other areas of industrial statistics.

    She has been a long-time user and certified instructor of JMP® software. Since 1995, she has been closely involved in beta testing and recommending improvements to software updates.

    Diana received her M.S. degree in Statistics from University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining Predictum, she worked as a statistician in the semiconductor industry for many years. Among her achievements in improving operational effectiveness was helping engineers and management to understand the nature of risk in data-driven decision making.

  • Predictum's Analytical Productivity™ solutions enable you to uncover patterns, insights and ideas in your current and historical data to inform the most challenging business decisions.

    Company Info

    Predictum is an analytical solutions company with clients of all sizes, including Fortune 100 companies in the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, chemical, consumer products, and automotive industries. These companies hire us to optimize their analytical resources by automating statistical analysis and making it accessible through interactivity and visualization.

    For over 25 years, Predictum has been helping companies achieve higher levels of Analytical Productivity™ and get better at what they do by making statistical analysis simple, readily accessible, and effective in saving costs and time. Our team of engineers and statisticians bring their deep industry knowledge and experience to provide our clients with unique solutions that transform data insights into business value.

    Specialties Include: Analytics, Application of and Training in Statistical Methods,
    Business Intelligence, Electronic Data Analysis (EDA), JMP,
    JMP Scripting Language (JSL) development, SAS.

    What is Analytical Productivity™?

    Analytical Productivity™ helps companies to gain practical insight to achieve improvements and breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in operating and design performance.

    This, in turn, can help you save time, gain valuable insight, prevent costly outages, and make results readily accessible to operating personnel, engineers, scientists and management.

    What Predictum’s Analytical Productivity™ can do for your analytical processes:

    • Ensure that even the most sophisticated statistical methods are accessible visually and interactively.
    • Help your staff discover changes that will optimize yields, improve quality, lower costs, and minimize undesirable events, such as the duration and frequency of outages.
    • Provide your development staff with greater amounts of ‘think time’ via the automation of the mechanical work involved in collecting and assembling data.
    • Enable a deeper capacity for critical thinking, faster response times, and increased probability of moving from insight to innovation in design and production methods.

    We are dedicated to your success

    Let’s start the conversation. Contact us today for more information.

  • Predictum and its partners help companies to innovate, develop actionable insights, and increase business performance

    Affiliates

    SAS Institute Inc.
    The KPA Group
    JMP® Software

    Predictum is a certified partner of JMP® and SAS® software, which are the primary tools we use to help clients explore and interact with data.

    JMP software is designed for statistical analysis to help analysts stay focused on the subject matter at hand by automating a great number of the mechanical processes involved in statistical analysis and presenting insights visually.

    This is why JMP and SAS form the primary basis of our development efforts. With these tools, we can develop analytical systems that become an integral part of day-to-day operations.

    We are pleased to be affiliated with the KPA Group for innovation in design and production methods. We represent the KPA Group in North America and the firm represents us in Europe and the Middle East.