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Celebrating world quality

Quality quiz

Data in everyday life

Tips and tricks: SQCpack

Tips and tricks: GAGEpack

Quality transformation

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:
In final months of the year, celebrating world quality

Setting aside time to celebrate quality offers an opportunity not only to reflect on our own quality improvement efforts, but also to recall other years and other celebrations, and to consider the history of the designation as well as of our own quality improvement efforts.

National Quality Month (October) started in 1988 in the U.S. and Canada, while Japan has been celebrating Quality Month (November) since 1960. World Quality Month was instituted in 2010, acknowledging the global impact that quality improvement has had on organizations, and recognizing that quality in products and services is important for organizations throughout the world.
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Quality quiz:
And last month's winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Practical Tools for Continuous Improvement: Volume 1 are Brenda Caputo, Steve Theus, and Elia Rivota Ortega. Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Practical Tools for Continuous Improvement: Volume 1, submit your response by November 30.
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Data in everyday life:
Step-by-step

If you're keeping track of exercise in your daily life, your electronic tracker is loaded with data---but seeing trends and patterns requires charting. See the visual information generated from this data.
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Tips and tricks:
SQCpack Divisions

With a shared database in SQCpack, silos of unconnected information are a relic of the past. Setting up Divisions allow for a simple method for your teams to access only their quality improvement information quickly.
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Tips and tricks:
GAGEpack Quick Search

Check out Quick Search in the top right corner of GAGEpack 12. You can type anything into the box to see your list automatically update, removing all items that don’t contain those characters. It works with any columns and rows you currently have on the grid. Finding your information has never been easier!


David SchwinnQuality transformation:
Celebrating the light

David brags about his daughter and her transformation from high school senior to organizational development professional.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • World quality focus: November is World Quality Month. Celebrate by entering to win a collection of PQ Systems tools and gear.

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