June 2002

Vol. 4, No. 6

Here's this month's issue of Quality eLine, a newsletter from PQ Systems, Inc. that provides industry news, case studies, quality tips, and information about software products and training services.

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In this issue you will find:

Maintaining software; It's easy to stay current with automatic upgrade contract
You can be sure that you have the latest releases of PQ Systems' software with an easy-to-use maintenance agreement. Saves money, too. For more information, go to maintenance.htm

Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz (and a copy of Quality Gamebox) are Carol Delynko (Florida Hospital Heartland Division); Linda Jo Wright (EI Dupont); Vincent Kehs (Amerimax Home Products); Wayne Ruggles (Arrow Electronics); and Jim Houdeshell (Sinclair Community College). Congratulations! For May's quiz question, and a chance to win a copy of this fun, interactive teaching tool, go to Quality_Quiz.htm

Data in everyday life: Everyone graduating? Not so fast!
The strains of 'Pomp and Circumstance ' will not ring so sweetly for many graduation-age young people, since more than 30 percent of the states have graduation rates of less than 69 percent. Which states are best? worst? To learn more, go to chartsyoucanuse.htm

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn reflects on Deming's insistence on on-job training.
One of Deming's Fourteen Points for Managers calls for instituting training on the job. David comments this month on implications of this point. Go to sixsigmaandmore.htm


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