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.
All work and no fun?
Quality Gamebox makes SPC
While traditional approaches to learning quality management concepts may be daunting, statistics can actually be engaging, colorful, lively, and yes, fun.
Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality
Gamebox were Robert Allotta (ATK Space Systems); Deborah
Donais (Quality Engineering Services); Debbie Dowling (Randolph
Hospital); Terri Niver (Zippo Mfg.); and Gerald Svendor (West Shore
Community College). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and
a chance to win a copy of the popular Quality Gamebox program, go
Six Sigma and more:
'Pay it forward' and Six Sigma
David speculates about the effect of applying the 'random acts of kindness' model in your Six Sigma experiences.
Data in everyday life:
Charting Gross Domestic Product figures
Chart compares countries with highest per capita
Gross Domestic Product.
Bytes and Pieces:
Healthcare, data mining, automakers
Healthcare conference registration: The National
Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care is the premier "meeting
place" for people committed to the mission of improving health care.
The Orlando conference will take place Dec. 10-13. Stop by and visit
PQ Systems at booth #216!
Data Mining: Caterpillar has reduced anomalies using
data mining methods to foster improvement.
Indian auto makers and world standards: Indian auto
companies face key challenges in meeting global safety and environment.
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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