Vol. 8, No. 1

January 2006

PQ Systems

Easy online training

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Six Sigma

Data in everyday life

Bytes and pieces

FYI: Current releases


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Happy New Year, and welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly newsletter from PQ Systems, Inc., developers of software products and training services that help organizations improve their processes and products and achieve compliance to standards. This newsletter gives you industry news, case studies, and information about product enhancements and tips to enhance your software use.

Easy online training
At-your-desk training offers efficient learning

PQ Systems has announced development of on-line training sessions that will bring software instruction to the desktop. Read More

Quality Quiz:
Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox were Paula Dycus (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital); Rick Gary (MeadWestvaco, Cedar Mill); Karl D. Neuding (Sid Richard Carbon Co.); Barbara J. Smith (Eaton Corp.); and Lonnie Williams (Scientific & Commercial Systems Corporation). Congratulations! For this month’s quiz, and a chance to win a copy of the popular Quality Gamebox program, go to Quality Quiz

Six Sigma and more:
Perversity and profit

Improving one part of a system may improve the bottom line, but watch out for what that improvement can do to the rest of the system.
Read more

Data in everyday life:
Get ready for Valentine's Day

This CHARTrunner chart reflects the amount spent on decorating for ten holidays. (Source: Unity Marketing 2004 Survey, USA TODAY)
See chart

Bytes and Pieces
Quality Reports

Saving lives, beer quality, and more.
Read stories

Current versions of software:

To determine the most recent version of PQ Systems' primary software products, check Help/PQ on the web/check for updates on your program (for SQCpack, GAGEpack, and CHARTrunner). To review current maintenance downloads and version numbers for all PQ Systems software, go to: http://www.pqsystems.com/support/SoftwareUpdates.php


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