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Pick the right chart in three easy steps

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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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.

Pick the right chart in three easy steps

Selecting the right chart is fundamental to control chart accuracy. If the wrong control chart is selected, control limits will not be correct for the data. Knowing this, facing the possibility of an array of control charts may engender confusion, if not panic. Should I create charts, charts, np-charts, n-charts, p-charts, c-charts, or u-charts? Who’s to know?
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November is World Quality Month
Enter to win!

In celebration, PQ Systems is presenting free webinar recordings showcasing various aspects of quality, plus giving you a chance to win a collection of PQ Systems tools and gear.
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Reader survey:
Sharing your business related charts with others

How do you share your business related charts with others? Plus, see the results of last month's poll.
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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 Donna Nowakowski (Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center); Tedd Carr (Will-Burt Co.); and Jim Anderson (Ventra Ionia LLC). 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:
Number of Bitcoins in circulation worldwide

Bitcoins are a virtual currency created in 2009. This SQCpack chart shows the total number of Bitcoins in circulation from first quarter of 2010 to third quarter of 2015.
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Six Sigma and more:
We're not alone, children remind us

David SchwinnDavid Schwinn reminds us of the possibilities for recognition of our unity and its implications for collaboration.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Surveying cable quality: American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) of communications industries ranks cable providers.

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