Bytes and pieces: News you can use

Reduce special cause variation: Plastic cup manufacturing offers a case study for special cause variation.

Baldrige winners: The U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, has announced three winners of this prestigious quality prize.

Yogurt quality: Problems had plagued Chobani yogurt for months before the company recalled its product.

Case studies: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) offers case studies on its website.