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Webcast: Blitz QFD Part 2: Consumer Segmentation and Implementation

ReVelle QFD WebcastIn Part 2 of this webcast series, Dr. Jack ReVelle explains consumer segmentation and what steps to take when applying Blitz QFD, a streamlined approach to quality function deployment. Click here to view Part 1.

Statistics Digest - June 2015

Stat Division Newsletter FigThis edition of Statistics Digest, a member-benefit publication of the ASQ Statistics Division, includes a mini-paper on "Predictive Analysis of System Capability," a feature on how "Paper Helicopters Demonstrate Advantages of Split-Plot Experimental Design," and more.

ASQ TV: Building Effective Teams

ASQ TV Teams epKeeping a team on track can be a challenge, especially if it's virtually-based. In this ASQ TV episode, learn about effective virtual teams, a tool for prioritizing team projects, and tips for keeping your project on track.

Innovation Never Stops

H1486-MInnovation Never Stops discusses the relationship between innovation and quality, the need for innovation management, a management system approach to innovation, and risk management as it relates to innovation metrics.

Lack of Reported Medication Errors Spurs Hospital to Improve Data Focus, Patient Safety

Medcare Hospital logoIn this ASQ case study, a cross-functional team at Medcare Hospital in Dubai used the FOCUS-PDCA model and other quality tools to determine root causes and ways to improve a lack of reported medication errors by employees. Click here to view the online presentation or download the entire article (PDF).

Quality for Life: City Benefits from Partnership with Local Company

Daro Mott, Quality for LifeIn this Quality for Life video, ASQ member Daro Mott shares how quality helped city leaders in Louisville implement process improvement and lean methodologies.

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Military Standard: Gage Inspection (MIL-STD-120)

Originally published in 1950, this military standard covers "the inspection of gages, special tools, and measuring devices." It was canceled in 1996 but is still available through Quick Search, a public website focusing on documents published as part of the Defense Standardization Program (DSP).

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