Category Archives: Education

A Day With the Future of Quality

Edwin Garro is an ASQ Fellow and founding member of ASQ Section 6000, Costa Rica. He pioneered ASQ certifications in Central America. Currently he serves in ASQ’s awards board. He is an ASQ CQE, CQM/OE, CQI, CQA, CSSGB and CSSBB. … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Conferences

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ communications.] At ASQ, this is the time of the year when we focus on our biggest annual event, the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement.  This year, the conference … Continue reading

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Blogger Roundup: The Quality/Education Connection

Many people don’t think of quality tools and philosophies being used in education, but the link between quality and education proved to be a hot topic at ASQ’s 2014 World Conference on Quality and Improvement. Specifically, does poor education lead … Continue reading

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Educating a Quality Workforce

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s communications department.] Just as last year, ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement provided some great topics for discussion on View From the Q. One especially “hot” topic emerged during … Continue reading

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Day 3 of ASQ World Conference: Celebrate Quality

[This is a guest blog by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s communications department.] Perhaps one of the strongest pro-quality messages at the entire 2014 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement  came during the final keynote of the event. Education reformer … Continue reading

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Do You Speak the Language of Business?

What makes a successful quality professional? A thorough understanding of the quality Body of Knowledge, STEM skills, persistence and leadership in the workplace, and—perhaps just as important—business skills. More and more I hear that quality professionals must speak the language … Continue reading

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February Roundup: STEM

If there’s a topic in the quality blogosphere that has steam, it’s STEM. As I noted in my February post, February marked National Engineers Week in the U.S. In conjunction with this event, ASQ conducted two surveys: one found that … Continue reading

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New Bloggers, STEM & More

The recent months mark the first anniversary of ASQ’s Influential Voices program and my View from the Q blog. The goal of this effort is to help raise the voice of quality and extend the reach of the quality community. … Continue reading

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Quality in Education Roundup

What a great round of passionate feedback by the Influential Voices to the April topic on quality in education! I think we can all agree that improving education is a global priority—and that we’ve got a ways to go. There … Continue reading

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Quality Tools and Education: Making a Difference on a Global Scale

I dream of a time when quality is recognized throughout the world as a vehicle of improvement and innovation. Here’s an example: education. The quality of education is central to the vitality of every community, anywhere in the world. Our … Continue reading

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