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GAGEmobile saves time, offers enhanced access to gage records

November is World Quality Month

Reader survey

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

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CHARTrunner Lean



Quality Gamebox


Welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly summary of blog posts from PQ Systems, developers of software solutions and training services that help customers demonstrate proof of their quality performance.

The PQ Systems blog is your hub for industry quality news, case studies, information about product enhancements, and tips to enhance your software use. Have your say and exchange ideas in this interactive format.

GAGEmobile saves time,
offers enhanced access to gage records

PQ Systems is excited to announce the release of the new GAGEpack web-based mobile app—GAGEmobile. The new app provides GAGEpack users access to information from their gage database on both mobile and desktop devices.
>> Read more

November is World Quality Month

In celebration, PQ Systems is presenting three free webinars showcasing various aspects of quality, plus giving you a chance to win one of four $25 Visa gift cards.
>> Learn more

Reader survey:
Do you use Pareto charts?

Here is a question for you to consider this month. In the early 1900s Vilfredo Pareto created the Pareto diagram, a simple bar chart that ranks related measures in decreasing order of occurrence. Do you use Pareto charts? Plus, see the results of last month's poll.
>> Take the poll

We're Exhibiting!

Visit us at:
IHI — The 25th Annual National Forum on
Quality Improvement in Health Care

December 9-11, Orlando, FL
>> Register online
Visit us at Booth #606

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 Douglas Garman (Eastman Kodak Company); Mulugeta Woldemichael (Advanced Composites Inc.); Ally Milne (MB Aerospace); and Karen Norkaitis (WF Young Inc.). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Gamebox, submit your response by November 29 to be entered in the drawing.
>> Take the quiz

Data in everyday life:
Thanksgiving cranberries

What would turkey be without cranberries? With Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) this month, we look at the top producers of cranberries in the United States with this CHARTrunner Lean chart.
See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
System design

David returns to thinking about steps for designing systems—fundamental to Six Sigma efforts.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Air quality alerts: Air pollution in northeastern China caused schools to close, airports to shut down, and police roadblocks to be set up to monitor exhaust fumes this month.

Current versions of software:

To determine the most recent version of your PQ Systems software products (CHARTrunner Lean, GAGEpack, and SQCpack), 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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