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Case Study: Making the Case for Quality 

This case study details the use of a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) analyzer to evaluate the composition of a heterogeneous filled-coating mixture used as a critical raw material in the process of manufacturing roofing shingles. Learn how author Matthew Mateos and his team's process improvement project resulted in an approximate cost savings of $2.4 million in this new ASQ case study.

Connect with the Experts on myASQ

Are you on myASQ, a centralized online community providing timely, relevant and customizable engagement for quality professionals around the globe? With myASQ, you can access quality news, contribute to discussions about trending topics and gain the quality information you want. Visit myASQ today to learn more and start interacting with peers and leaders in the quality community.

2019-2020 Baldrige Excellence Framework 2019-2020 Baldrige Excellence Framework

The official 2019-2020 Baldrige Excellence Framework for business, nonprofit, and government organizations is here. For more than 30 years, the Baldrige Excellence Framework has empowered organizations to accomplish their missions, improve results, and become more competitive. The 2019–2020 Baldrige framework features a renewed focus on leading in the context of your business, enabling an aligned, agile supply network, organizational culture, and more.

Conquer Interview Questions with SAR

Your elevator speech got you noticed and earned you an interview. What do you say during that interview? Try using a powerful technique called the situation, action, results (SAR) method to describe your accomplishments and maximize your odds of getting an offer. Learn more in "What's Your Story?" from Quality Progress. 

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Book: Applied Statistics Manual: A Guide to Improving and Sustaining Quality with Minitab

This book was written to provide guidance for those who need to apply statistical methods for practical use.  This book provides both guidance in applying the statistical methods described, as well as instructions for performing calculations without a statistical software program, such as Minitab.

Search Term: Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a method that provides organizations tools to improve the capability of their business processes. This increase in performance and decrease in process variation helps lead to defect reduction and improvement in profits, employee morale, and quality of products or services. Six Sigma is often paired with the lean methodology.

Article: Get Creative with A3 Reports

Driven from the bottom, an A3 report can be an excellent tool to blend art and science. The idea is to streamline the report, so it focuses only on the problem and its solution—and nothing else. Learn how you can use this tried-and-true quality tool in new ways in this popular article from Quality Progress.

ASQTV: Digital Transformation and Blockchain

Industry 4.0 and Quality 4.0 involve applying new tech to quality. But where do you start? One good place to start is with a digital transformation. This popular episode of ASQTV takes a look at putting your processes through a digital transformation, and how the emerging technology blockchain relates to quality.

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