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'We can do this ourselves' goes only so far in software development and maintenance

Reader survey

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

 
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CHARTrunner Lean

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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.

FEATURE STORY:
'We can do this ourselves' goes only so far in software development and maintenance

You have in-house interest and skills to create your own software application. Why not take advantage of this less expensive option? Learn from others' experiences with DIY applications before you decide.
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Reader survey:
Your number one priority when purchasing quality improvement software

Here is a question for you to consider this month: What is your number one priority when purchasing quality improvement software? Plus, see the results of last month's poll.
>> Take the poll

Quality Quiz:Professor Cleary
A classic quiz from Professor Cleary— and last month's winners!

To celebrate the life and work of Professor Cleary, we are featuring a classic quiz from our archives.

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox are Larry Richey (Kuri Tec Mfg.); Bruce Hiles (Imperial Plastics Inc.); and Shirley Adriance (Val Verde Regional Medical Center). Congratulations! For this month’s quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Quiz Classics, submit your response by February 28.
>> Take the quiz

Data in everyday life:
Valentine's Day

Who is most likely to receive your Valentine's Day greeting? This CHARTrunner chart compares the recipients of valentines sent by men to those sent by women. You may find this surprising.
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See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
Circles

This month, David explores the possibility of "circle" in developing relationships and enhancing Six Sigma efforts.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Presentation reminder: Matt Savage, Support and Training Services Director for PQ Systems, will offer a session, "Spec Limits—What you don’t know can hurt you," at the 2015 Lean & Six Sigma World Conference in Houston, March 11-12.

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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