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Disrupted by technology, ready to be digitally transformed and anxious about our careers, we receive a lot of advice about the evolving workplace. As quality professionals learn from the insights of those studying the social effects of technology, we must be reminded that our body of knowledge is built on experience of systemic organizational change.
The practices of quality management have proven to be very beneficial for providing a framework for corporate efforts to create sustainability—regardless of the size of the organizations.
Updated for Minitab 19, this practical new guide explains Lean Six Sigma for process improvement using a large range of tools and detailed Minitab instructions. Now in its 6th edition with over 170,000 copies sold, this lay-flat book is used throughout the world’s leading organizations, universities, and consultancies, and it includes over 140 tools, 150 screenshots, 90 diagrams, and 40 data files.
Bhaumik Shroff, Test Automation Architect at OTC Global Holdings, discusses the development of quality software and the importance of thorough testing, along with the challenges that arise.
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Book: The Quality Toolbox
This best-selling book is a comprehensive reference to a variety of methods and techniques: those most commonly used for quality improvement, many less commonly used, and some created by the author and not available elsewhere. The reader can learn new tools or, for familiar tools, discover new variations or applications.
Case Study: Pitch Perfect
In this case study, learn the ins and outs of capability analysis by examining Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon’s performance metrics.
Quality professionals tend to struggle with selecting and prioritizing Six Sigma projects. Recognizing the opportunity, the authors created a Six Sigma project portfolio management model to help quality professionals select appropriate projects and ensure their success.
Learn About Quality: Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Quality assurance and quality control are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but there are distinct differences between the two concepts. This page will explain the differences between quality control and quality management while providing definitions and examples.