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.
Visual catalogue puts gages at your
Learn about the latest release of GAGEpack EZ,
with enhanced email capabilities and a visual catalogue system for
Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality
Gamebox were Allison Cunningham Carolina First Center for Excellence,
Chamber of Commerce, Greenville; Tierney Grutza (General Motors);
Frank Harden III (Pace Dairy); Lynn Madsen (Alegent Health); and
Lt. Amanda Martin (Air Force Research Laboratory AFRL/SNAS). 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:
David Schwinn looks at rhythms and Six Sigma
Inspired by the concept of rhythms, David examines
the rhythms inherent in the Six Sigma process.
Data in everyday life:
Mother's Day flowers? This chart shows which holiday
generates the greatest percentage of floral sales. Source: Society
of American Florists.
Bytes and Pieces
Where did all the operators go?
This article offers ways to enhance productivity in the labor force
by using modern gaging and signal processing equipment.
Fighting infectious diseases: Improving
hand hygiene offers a way to prevent the spread of infection among
healthcare workers. Here's a how-to guide to forming a team and
Quality service: ASQ's quarterly
survey of customer satisfaction shows which companies have best,
worst ratings in the quality of service:
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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