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Industry experts and editors of Quality, NDT and Vision & Sensors share their views on the latest in the market and in manufacturing—from management and leadership to process and technology—and we want feedback from engineers, designer, operators, managers and others with something valuable to say about the business of quality!

Weigh the Impact of Your Purchasing Demands

By Peter Sanderson
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We simply have to look around our hometowns to see the impact that our purchasing demands--low prices--and the end result of the decisions we have made.
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Does It Pay to Hire Older Workers?

By Michael Serabian
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The truth is an older worker can be a valuable asset to your business.
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Jim's Gems: Questions

By Jim L. Smith
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The questions to which we're regularly exposed have a powerful influence on the direction of our lives.
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Jim's Gems: Enjoy Your Successes

By Jim L. Smith
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Enjoy the good things you have done and the positive result that came from your accomplishment.
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Jim's Gems: Change Creates Opportunity

By Jim L. Smith
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With every new situation there are plenty of new opportunities.
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Jim's Gems: Take Control of your Attitude

By Jim L. Smith
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Don't let anyone or anything else control something as critically important as your attitude.
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Learning with Lecky: Back to Vision Basics

By Ned Lecky
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By going back to the basics, we were able to rapidly create independent camera interface programs based on the camera vendors’ own code-a safe and risk-averse approach that is almost certain to speed deployment.
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Think about the Consequences

By Jim L. Smith
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We should consider the consequences before we act, and choose those actions that will deliver the consequences we desire.
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Jim's Gems: Journey to Success

By Jim L. Smith
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The best way to accomplish something is to just do it.
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Jim's Gems: Just Do It

By Jim L. Smith
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The greatest difficulty we must overcome is convincing ourselves to get started.
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