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Quality Management 2.0: Deming's 7 Deadly Diseases of Management

January 20, 2012
W. Edwards Deming "14 Points" break down the need for a working understanding of basic quality management system statistical principles. Deming also outlined Seven Deadly Diseases, which describe the most serious barriers that management potentially faces within an organization.
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Cognitive Biases and Project Planning

January 19, 2012
Cognitive biases are more common than we imagine, even among folks who are technically well-trained and competent. These can lead to misreading data and faults in project planning.
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Are You a Whole Team?

December 19, 2011
Taking a whole-team approach has proved vital to getting the most out of teams developing software using agile practices. However, whatever industry or business your team is in, the following remedies can prove beneficial in improving team effectiveness and enhancing deliverable quality.


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Readers Respond: What Quality System Software Would You Recommend if Starting a Company's Quality Manual from Scratch?

December 19, 2011
Members of Quality Magazine’s LinkedIn Group offer up their own answers to this question. Do you have a response? Share your comment today.
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NVision Helps Reverse Engineer Optical Retailer's Store Display

December 16, 2011
A national marketing services provider recently used NVision Inc.'s Engineering Service Division to reverse engineer an essential part in a store display for one of the nation's largest optical retailers. NVision was able to quickly scan the part and provide the computer aided design (CAD) files necessary to mass-produce it for the display in the retailer's stores nationwide, enabling millions in annual sales.
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Global Industry Analysts Inc:Worldwide NDT Equipment Market to Reach $1.4 Billion by 2017

December 15, 2011
The global market for NDT inspection services is forecast to grow steadily, driven primarily by major infrastructure undertakings in the Asia-Pacific region, specifically India and China.
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eXtra: The Essentials of Product Identification Using Machine Vision

December 8, 2011
A barcode is a symbol that conveys information about the product to which it is attached. It is generally a pattern of black and white lines or dots that cannot be read by humans, but can be read by machines called barcode readers.
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CyberMetrics

December 8, 2011

Ensure product quality with well-maintained facilities and reliable equipment. FaciliWorks is a flexible Maintenance Management Software solution that is available in Web-based, Hosted and Desktop versions.


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Visual Management: Increase Your Company's Profitability Through Insight

December 7, 2011

Download a new white paper from Red Lion to find out how implementing a simple visual management system can help you meet Kaizen, lean manufacturing and additional efforts to become more competitive in a global economy.


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Inertial Sensor Components Achieving Higher Mechanical Precision with Profile Tolerancing

December 2, 2011
A commitment to precision GD&T using profile tolerancing and other key geometric controls is essential for establishing a true partnership between OEMs and suppliers.
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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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