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ASQ's Six Sigma Resource Guide

by QP Staff

Special Advertising Section ASQ 600 N. Plankinton Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 Phone: 800- 248- 1946 asq. org/ learninginstitute ASQ offers a variety of both public and on- site Six Sigma and lean Six Sigma courses. com You don.t have to be a statistician ...


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Quality in the First Person: The Story Starts

by Watson, Jay;

This author describes witnessing the rise of the U.S. quality movement and Six Sigma....


Back to Basics: Map to the Clouds

by Arora; Rashi; Ahmad, Aizad

Process maps are important tools that help organizations become more efficient. They can now be stored in a digital cloud or app for easier collaboration, reviewing, sharing and communication with stakeholders....


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Volviendo a los Fundamentos: Mapeo en la Nube Informática

by Arora; Rashi; Ahmad, Aizad

Los mapas de proceso en línea incrementan la eficiencia y comunicación....


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Best of Back to Basics: Improving a System

by Pintavalle, Robert

When we think of nonconforming material, we think about scrapped and reworked material or products that directly cut into a company’s bottom line. But a closer look shows that a nonconforming material system can provide a wealth of information....


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Best of Back to Basics: Assessing Failure

by Stamm, Scott

A measuring instrument, gauge or device failed recalibration, and you have been asked to determine the influence on previously produced products. Where do you start, and what do you do?...


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Best of Back to Basics: Sufficient Evidence

by Suedbeck, John

A U.S. Federal Drug Administration standard on quality risk management provides guidance for applying quality risk management to supplier evaluation systems....


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Best of Back to Basics: Building a Quality Team

by Logan, Terry

A series of simple yet effective actions can help you, the quality leader, direct change and build momentum by tying company objectives to operating profit....


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Best of Back to Basics: Substantiation Test

by Mitchell, Joseph Paul

Hypothesis testing is one of many Six Sigma tools used for process improvement. Recently, it was part of a manufacturer's define, measure, analyze, improve and control investigation concerning a suspected variance of mechanical properties in steel tubing....


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Best of Back to Basics: 1+1 = Zero Defects

by Hermenitt, Chris

Control plans, in conjunction with process failure mode and effects analysis, can be used to prevent problems and save organizations money by identifying prevention controls and ensuring their successful implementation....


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