Articles by Darryl Seland

Apples to Oranges

AN ARGUMENT TO MAKE ARGUMENTS MORE SUCCINCT.

We’ve all encountered that argument, the one that is contentious and unmoving, ultimately resulting in one side uttering the phrase, “It’s apples and oranges.”


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Failing To Plan

IS PLANNING TO FAIL

Failing to plan is planning to fail.” This quote is attributed to Benjamin Franklin and is a clever and lasting summation of the importance of having a plan of attack for just about everything we do.


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Keep It Simple

The Merits of Simplification

Not surprisingly, the definition of simplification is pretty simple—to make less complex or complicated; to make easier; or to reduce to fundamental parts.


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Cost Versus…

WHAT WE PAY FOR WHAT WE GET.

A cost-benefit analysis is a decision-making tool. It is a process of adding up the benefits of doing something or buying something and subtracting the costs to help us decide whether that purchase or action is worthwhile.


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Get Organized

Whether building an organization or society, manufacturing a coordinate measuring machine, or using that CMM to ensure only the highest-quality products leave your plant, being organized is key.


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From the Editor

Satisfaction

Quality Pros get it

Mick Jagger sings that he “can’t get no satisfaction.” Double negatives aside, perhaps Mick should have worked in the quality field.


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2015 May

The May 2015 edition of Quality Magazine includes articles on cloud technologies, depth gages, ISO 9001, digital inspection and cool new products.

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