Vol. 10, No. 9

September 2008

PQ Systems

CHARTrunner's concurrent license

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma

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.

CHARTrunner’s concurrent license
Making multiple use easy

If you’ve been waiting for a concurrent license agreement for CHARTrunner, your wait is nearly over. A “floating license” arrangement allows installation on multiple computers, with use limited only by the license itself. Read more.

Quality Quiz:
Another quiz from Professor Cleary—and last
month’s winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox are: Ray Bloom (Advantek); Michael Bright (Wildridge Machine, LLC); Roberta Carson (Mid Columbia Medical Center); John Tennant (IRS); and Edward Viguerie (LexisNexis). 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 September 29 to be entered in the drawing.

Data in everyday life:
Naming the baby

These CHARTrunner charts show the ten most popular names for boys and girls in 2007. See chart.

Six Sigma and more:
Looking for the extraordinary

With Desmond Tutu, David Schwinn looks at tribalism, Maslow, and the “ordinary.” Read more.

Bytes and Pieces:

  • Save the date: The 20th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care (December 8-11, Nashville) will reflect on the organization’s history and look ahead to future successes. PQ will be exhibiting at the conference. Stop by and visit us at booth 401. Read more.
  • ISO registration for non-profit: Attitude, teamwork make it happen. Read more.
  • Machining windmill components: With all the attention being paid to alternative energy sources, this machine shop—a GAGEpack customer, we’re pleased to say—has its hands full. Read 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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