Vol. 8, No. 2

February 2006

PQ Systems

New Quality Workbench

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Six Sigma

Data in everyday life

Bytes and pieces

FYI: Current releases


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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.

Document management made easy
New Quality Workbench at your service

An entry level document management software that knows no limits: what could be better? Quality Workbench is just such a program. And the latest release brings new, enhanced functionality to the standard application without additional cost.
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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 Krista Casey (Lehigh Valley Hospital); Todd Caltrider (Marietta City Schools); Angela Lunato (Graco, Inc.); Shawn Perkins (Clorox); and Russell Smith (Precision Dynamics Corp.) 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:
Lessons from Community

This month, David reflects on the differences between community and organizational improvement, and on the ways that one can inform the other.
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Data in everyday life:
Wireless cellphone use since 1990 charted

We all know there are more cell phones in use; this chart shows how dramatic that increase has been.
See chart

Bytes and Pieces
Quality Reports

Hospital accreditation in India will be based on U.S. model.
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Process engineers look at global warming: In order to control a process, one must first understand it.
Read article

Over-the-web training: “Beyond Excel: Easy SPC Charting Webinar”, a 90-minute training seminar, will be offered on February 21 at 11:00 EST.
Find out more

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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