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Leaner, faster, easier: GAGEpack features improve your life

Reader survey

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

 
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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.

FEATURE STORY:
Leaner, faster, easier:
GAGEpack features improve your life

A new set of utilities in an upcoming release of GAGEpack will save time and frustration by improving the search and replace feature.
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Reader survey:
Which of the following charts do you currently use or have a need for?

Here is a question for you to consider this month. Which of the following charts do you currently use or have a need for? Plus, see the results of last month's poll.
>> Take the poll

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 Mike Cocoli (Moeller Manufacturing); Sandy Radford (White Rodgers); James Jenkins (Manufactured Assembles Corporation); and Ian Hutchinson (Ceetak Limited, UK). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Gamebox, submit your response by January 3 to be entered in the drawing.
>> Take the quiz

Data in everyday life:
Tablet users' shopping experience

With attention to taxing internet sales (e.g., New York and a focus on Cyber Tuesday's holiday shopping, we've charted the ways in which tablet users approach their shopping experience. This CHARTrunner Lean chart tells the story.
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See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
What a time!

David reflects on the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy.
>> Read more

Bytes and pieces:

  • Baldrige winners: The U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, has announced three winners of this prestigious quality prize.
  • Yogurt quality: Problems had plagued Chobani yogurt for months before the company recalled its product.
  • Case studies: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) offers case studies on its website.

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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http://www.pqsystems.com/support/SoftwareUpdates.php

 
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