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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!

Quality Remix: Six Problems I have with Six Sigma, Numbers 5 and 6

By David C. Crosby
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I have big problems with the Six Sigma approach, and would not recommend it to anyone. Let me tell you the final two problems I have with Six Sigma in Part IV of this blog.
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Jim's Gems: What Direction Do You Choose?

By Jim L. Smith
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Our life will travel in some direction today as the result of our thoughts and actions. What direction will that be?

Don't miss Jim's Weekly Quote available only to mobile taggers through August 2010!
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Jim's Gems: Make Success Happen

By Jim L. Smith
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Real success doesn't come easy-it's achieved through hard work, commitment and dedication to doing what's necessary to get the job done.
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What I Learned about Machine Vision from Writing Video Games

By John Nagle
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My business partner Andy Thyssen and I have a somewhat non-traditional background when compared to other machine vision integrators in that we both spent over a decade working in the videogame business as software engineers.
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Quality Remix: A Must-Read

By Evan Miller
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Even before you open the cover to The Answer to How is Yes you realize that you’re in for a new perspective.
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Jim's Gems: Powerful First Impressions

By Jim L. Smith
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First impressions are powerful. With regard to yourself, consider what it takes to make a positive first impression...
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VIDEO BLOG: How Much Training is Enough?

By Peter Sanderson
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Peter suggests that customers evaluate companies based on their employee training in part five of his standards series.
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Jim's Gems: This is Your Day. What Will You Do?

By Jim L. Smith
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What matters is that we make positive use of the current circumstance and what we have.
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NDT Round Up: Are you LinkedIn?

By Michael Serabian
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Do you tweet? Do you have a Facebook page? Are you LinkedIn?
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Jim's Gems: Never Stop Learning

By Jim L. Smith
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UPDATED WEEKLY! When we begin to think we know it all and have nothing else of importance to learn, we deny our self the opportunity to learn new things.
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