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Teaching Lean Using Origami

Origami Lean Students HeaderSunil Kaushik explains how he has used origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, in lean workshops to provide students with a hands-on experience for understanding process thinking and process steps.

In Search of Quixote

LeanNewsArticleQuixoteIn the September 2014 Lean Enterprise News, a member-benefit publication of the Lean Enterprise Division, Kurt Stuke explores the idea of using the character of Don Quixote as a role model for reconstructing quality by prioritizing imagination, commitment, and purpose. 

The Six Sigma Handbook

P1546-MThis handbook explains how to define and deploy Six Sigma projects focused on key stakeholder requirements and carry out data-driven management. New in the fourth edition are links to online quizzes for Six Sigma certification and videos walking through specific processes.

ISO 9001 on ASQ TV

Watch interviews with the authors of two articles on ISO 9001 published in the September issue of QP.

Paul Palmes 15 Things ISO 9001 videoPaul Palmes, author of "A New Look," discusses the ISO 9001 revision and key points organizations must consider as the draft international standard progresses through the development process.

DonnaThomasISO9001VideoDonna Thomas, author of "Onward and Upward," discusses how her organization used ISO 9001:2008 to transform its quality management system.

QMS for Blood Work in Africa

C Bales for KCASQ member Christine Bales, working with her employer AABB, is implementing quality management systems (QMS) for blood transfusion services in Africa. The goal of the program is to ensure an abundant, safe blood supply for those in need. View the video.

Development of a Social Network Website Using ISO/IEC 29110

SQP v16i4 coverThe September 2014 issue of Software Quality Professional features an article detailing how a two-person startup enterprise used the ISO/IEC 29110 standard to plan and execute a software development project to build a social networking website for travelers.

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