For Immediate Release
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Feb. 24, 2014 — ASQ, the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries, will help government organizations improve operating efficiencies through an agreement with the General Services Administration., the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries, will help government organizations improve operating efficiencies through an agreement with the General Services Administration.
The GSA’s Performance Management and Continuous Process Improvement agreement was awarded to ABS Consulting, which selected ASQ — among other providers — to help government agencies maximize operation effectiveness despite the uncertain budgetary climate.
The services available to government agencies include process and performance improvement; quality training, services and recognition; communications and change management, and more.
The initiative will help streamline the federal government by enabling agencies to develop process and procedures. It will establish mechanisms to increase savings, value and socio-economic participation, as well as identify gaps in agency strategies, goals and initiatives that will allow time for corrective action.
“We look forward to the opportunity to help make continuous improvement a priority within the federal government,” said ASQ CEO Paul Borwaski. “In a time of increased budget pressure, quality can assist agencies in increasing efficiencies while increasing performance.”
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and training at asq.org.