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Are you bluffing quality?

Quality quiz

Data in everyday life

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:
Are you bluffing quality?

Bluffing in poker, if used wisely, can increase your chances of winning. Bluff too much though, and your opponents are on to you. Bluffing quality isn't so different. Whimsical changes decreed from the top in the form of new quality teams, control charts displayed on large screens, and new buzzwords for everyone to learn might present a confident quality front to customers, employees, and auditors at first. These tactics might even, in some cases, result in improvements and cost savings.
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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 Rick Wiltse, Dave Geist, and Chandra Harley. 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 January 31.
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Data in everyday life:
Telecommuting

When many of us are rushing to get ready for work, a small but growing number of workers are still in bed, sleeping soundly. While most of us are trekking through the morning commute, these well-rested few are still donning pajamas in the comfort of their own homes. Both of these groups of people are going through a typical morning routines. However, the latter is taking advantage of the growing trend of telecommuting.
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David SchwinnQuality transformation:
Truth

This month David approaches our understanding of what is true, with the challenge of verifying with data and source.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Food recall: Tyson has recalled bags of chicken nuggets sold at Costco nationwide after customers found small pieces of plastic in contents.
 
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