Defects per unit (DPU)

Defects per unit (DPU),

Definition of Defects per unit (DPU):

  1. A metric used in Six Sigma and other process improvement methodologies. The observed defects per unit value is used to calculate the Defects per Million Opportunities value for a process, which in turn is used to assess the overall quality of the process output and to determine areas in which the process can be improved.

Meaning of Defects per unit (DPU) & Defects per unit (DPU) Definition