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.
Re-issue of 'Right First Time'
50th anniversary edition of the film that quality
managers use to explain the principles of productivity and quality.
Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality
Gamebox were Donald Grover (The Scope Exchange, Inc.), Randy
Meyer (Kohler Company), Jeffrey Rissala (Soleras Ltd.), Rhonda Tappan
(Good Samaritan Hospital), and Kimberly Thiede (Textron). Congratulations!
For this month’s quiz, and a chance to win a copy of the popular
Quality Gamebox program, go to Quality
Six Sigma and more:
From control to learning
This month, David Schwinn asks for a change in language
to reflect the reality of management of organizations.
Data in everyday life:
Chart shows passports issued
Whether it's the impact of a global economy, or
simply greater interest in travel, the number of passports issued
has increased substantially in recent years. This SQCpack
chart shows this increase, with annotation related to a change in
the system (from calendar year to fiscal year calculation).
Bytes and Pieces
Upcoming conferences: Register
now for the April 24-26 Manufacturing & Measuring Conference
sponsored by Quality Magazine:
Don't miss PQ in Milwaukee at booth #508 when participating in the
World Conference on Quality and Improvement, sponsored by ASQ May
information on the conference
And in healthcare: The 7th Annual
International Summit on Redesigning the Clinical Office Practice
will take place March 19-21 in San Diego:
Need statistics related to businesses, from construction
to healthcare? This site has them:
Find out more
Happy birthday! ASQ celebrates its 60th anniversary
this year. For more information:
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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