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.
Prodrive uses GAGEpack to
ensure product quality
From the race track to the battlefield, Prodrive
aspires to help manufacturers all over the world create vehicles
that people want. That’s a tall order, with literally hundreds
of millions of vehicles on roads around the world, but Prodrive
is among the world’s leading motorsport and automotive technology
businesses, and GAGEpack is helping the company prove that
it’s up to the challenge.
Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality
Gamebox were Ben Ahlstrom (Bandag, Inc.); Michael Borton
(Xerox Corp.); Christopher Clegg (DPC Cirrus); Hope McCoy (OCI);
and Brian Waters (FujiFilm Hunt Chemicals USA, Inc.). Congratulations!
For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of the popular
Quality Gamebox program, go to Quality
Quiz. Submit your response by November 20 to be entered in the
MSA with Jackie Graham
The problem may be in the system
Jackie Graham, Ph.D., director of PQ Systems Australia,
begins a series on measurement systems analysis this month. Are
you measuring well?
Data in everyday life:
chart reflects the most popular colors for cars in several categories
(luxury, sports cars, etc.). How "in" is your car's color?
Bytes and Pieces:
Exchanging healthcare information; learning
at your desk; IHI National Forum; and more
• States are developing planning initiatives
for healthcare information exchange to improve quality.
• PQ Systems webinars are an efficient and
cost-efficient way to learn at your desk. Training sessions include
Beyond Excel, SQCpack, and GAGEpack webinars.
• 18th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement
in Healthcare will take place in Orlando December 10-13.
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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