Upcoming articles in this month’s Quality eLine

Alison NelsonAs usual, we’ve been working hard on wrapping up the latest edition of Quality eLine, our monthly e-newsletter that gives you industry news, case studies, and product tips you can use to enrich your software use. Here is what you’ll see in this month’s issue:

  • Going green—and a whole lot more with document management
  • Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary—and last month’s winners!
  • Data in everyday life: Flag Day invites this chart about U.S. flags imported from China
  • Six Sigma and more: Goal setting and innovation

We’ll be sending it out tomorrow, so if you’re not a subscriber yet, subscribe now to receive your free copy.

Upcoming articles in this month’s Quality eLine

Alison NelsonAs usual, we’ve been working hard on wrapping up the latest edition of Quality eLine, our monthly e-newsletter that gives you industry news, case studies, and product tips you can use to enrich your software use. Here is what you’ll see in this month’s issue:

  • Check it out: Using check sheets to improve data analysis.
  • Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary—and last month’s winners!
  • Data in everyday life: Chart compares teachers salaries
  • Six Sigma and more: If time is money, why is so much of it wasted?

We’ll be sending it out next Tuesday, so if you’re not a subscriber yet, subscribe now to receive your free copy.

Upcoming articles in this month’s Quality eLine

Alison NelsonWe’ve been working hard on wrapping up the latest edition of Quality eLine, our monthly e-newsletter that gives you industry news, case studies, and product tips you can use to enrich your software use. Here is what you’ll see in this month’s issue:

  • Keeping awake at the wheel: program keeps track, saves time
  • Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary–and last month’s winners!
  • Data in everyday life: What color is your car?
  • Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn urges you to let your Six Sigma light shine.
  • FYI: How to check current version numbers and maintenance releases.

We’ll be sending it out next Tuesday, so if you’re not a subscriber yet, subscribe now to receive your free copy.

New! 7 Document control inefficiencies solved

Alison NelsonYou’re invited to a brand new webinar called “7 Inefficiencies of document control and how to solve them.” The event will be held on Wednesday, April 1st at 11:00am ET, but it’s no April Fool’s day joke. You will learn 7 tips to make your document control more efficient, including:

  • How to dramatically reduce paper and printing costs;
  • A simple method for tracking document reviews and approvals;
  • An organized way of tracking document change requests;
  • A foolproof method for keeping an audit trail for ISO 9000;
  • An effortless way of keeping training records current;
  • An easy way to avoid the costly mistake of having multiple copies of a master document;
  • How to generate a variety of reports with just a few mouse clicks.

I hope you can join us for this event!

Upcoming articles in this month’s Quality eLine

Alison NelsonQuality eLine is our monthly newsletter that gives you industry news, case studies, and information about product enhancement and tips to enrich your software use. Here is what you’ll find in this month’s issue:

  • A quarter century of quality: PQ Systems celebrates 25 years of outstanding quality.
  • Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary—and last month’s winners!
  • Data in everyday life: Top life spans of animals charted.
  • Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn on listening, kindness, and pragmatism.

Not a subscriber yet? Subscribe now to receive your free copy.

Upcoming SQCpack training

Alison NelsonWe’re holding a 75-minute webinar, Understanding your processes using SQCpack, this Thursday, February 19th at 11:00am ET. This is the final session in a three-part SQCpack webinar series that teaches tips and techniques to enhance your software use.

Participants will learn how to interpret the following SPC charts:

  • X-bar and range
  • Individual and moving range
  • p- and c-charts
  • Attributes charts
  • Control limit options
  • Special causes and notes
  • Chart annotation Control limits Histogram options
  • Cpk, Cp
  • Ppk, Pp
  • Dpm Control chart selection Out-of-control tests

We hope all of you SQCpack users can join us for this event!

Upcoming articles in this month’s Quality eLine

Alison NelsonQuality eLine is our monthly newsletter that gives you industry news, case studies, and information about product enhancements and tips to enhance your software use. Here is what you’ll find in this month’s issue:

  • Alert: Program manages complex email alerts, remote entry of gage records
  • Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary—and last month’s winners!
  • Data in everyday life: Countries with most wind energy charted
  • Six Sigma and more: New Year’s resolutions: Turning dreams into action

Not a subscriber yet? Subscribe now to receive your free copy.

Upcoming SQCpack training

Alison NelsonWe’re holding the second session in a three-part SQCpack webinar series, SQCpack Unwrapped, this Thursday, February 5th at 11:00am ET.

This 75-minute webinar delves even deeper into the SPC tools that SQCpack has to offer such as:

1) Audit trail report
2) Choice lists
3) Named control charts with filters
4) Cpk report
5) Chart titles
6) Control chart annotation
7) Chart workspaces

We hope all of you SQCpack users can join us for this event!

PQ in the news

Alison NelsonHere is PQ Systems’ very own Dr. Barbara Cleary with Marsha Bonhart, anchor for NBC Channel 2 news in Dayton, OH, after her interview on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 where she promoted her new book Claire Anne and the Talking Hat.

This new children’s book explores the use of quality tools to promote learning.

Visit ASQ’s website for more information and to purchase your copy.

Upcoming training schedule

Alison NelsonHello Everyone!

These are the training dates for the first quarter of 2009. I hope you can join us for some of these sessions!

SQCpack EZ 101 (75-minute webinar)
January 22, 2009 – 11:00 am to 12:15 pm ET

GAGEpack calibration management (One-day seminar)
January 29, 2009 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET
SpringHill Suites, Dayton, OH

SQCpack EZ unwrapped (75-minute webinar)
February 5, 2009 – 11:00 am to 12:15 pm ET

Understanding capability & control charts – Part I (75-minute webinar)
February 12, 2009 – 11:00 am to 12:15 pm ET

Understanding capability & control charts – Part II (75-minute webinar)
February 13, 2009 – 11:00 am to 12:15 pm ET

Understanding your processes using SQCpack (75-minute webinar)
February 19, 2009 – 11:00 am to 12:15 pm ET

Easy gage tracking (90-minute webinar)
March 11, 2009 – 11:00 am to 12:30 pm ET

Beyond Excel: Easy SPC charting (90-minute webinar)
March 18, 2009 – 10:00 am to 11:30 am ET

Process improvement using CHARTrunner (One-day seminar)
March 24, 2009 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET
Homewood Suites, Dayton, OH

SPC charting with SQCpack (One-day seminar)
March 25, 2009 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET
Homewood Suites, Dayton, OH