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Work flows drive development of CHARTrunner Lean

Reader survey

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

FYI: Current releases

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Welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly newsletter from PQ Systems, developers of software products and training services that help customers demonstrate proof of their quality performance. This newsletter gives you industry news, case studies, and information about product enhancements and tips to enhance your software use.

Work flows drive development

of CHARTrunner Lean charting software

"What sets CHARTrunner Lean apart is not its many specific, useful features," development manager Steve Daum insists. "It’s how the work processes flow within the application."
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Reader survey:
Do you use charts at home?

Are you likely to use charts at home, and if so, for what purposes? Plus, see the results of last month’s poll.
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Quality Quiz:Professor Cleary
Another quiz from Professor Cleary—
and last month's winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox are Joe Auchey (Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission); Susan Brown (Mountain States Health Alliance); Jonathan Downey (Schivo Precision); Jane Johnson (Demmer Corp); and Sheila McLauchlan (OSI Foods). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Gamebox, submit your response by December 20 (early because of the Christmas holiday) to be entered in the drawing.
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Data in everyday life:
Christmas gifts, decorations, food:
how much do we spend?

Christmas is the primary spending holiday in December. This chart includes trends in spending for food, decorations, and gifts. Send us a data source with your suggestion, and we'll show you how a CHARTrunner chart can clarify information.
See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
Listen to the children

The innocence that comes from being outside the system often brings creative solutions.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Differences cited: To understand the differences between CHARTrunner Lean and CHARTrunner process control charting software, examine an overview to determine which solution best fits your current business needs.
  • FDA regulations released: The FDA resource guide for medical device regulations has been released this month.

Current versions of software:

To determine the most recent version of your PQ Systems software products (SQCpack, GAGEpack, and CHARTrunner), call us at: (800) 777-5060. A customer care specialist will be pleased to help you. If there are later, more up-to-date versions, we will be able to get you up to speed immediately. You can also go to our website to check version updates at:

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