When many of us are rushing to get ready for work, a small but growing number of workers are still in bed, sleeping soundly. While most of us are trekking through the morning commute, these well-rested few are still donning pajamas in the comfort of their own homes. Both of these groups of people are going through typical morning routines. However, the latter is taking advantage of the growing trend of telecommuting.
Winners of last month’s quiz and a copy of Practical Tools for Continuous Improvement: Volume 1 are John Colligan, Ryan Halford, and Dennis Foote. Congratulations! For this month’s quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Practical Tools for Continuous Improvement: Volume 1, submit your response by December 31.
Following a day of family, football, and food, many Americans shrug off their turkey-induced comas to prepare for America’s second favorite pastime – Christmas shopping! Some shoppers avoid the long lines and late nights often found at brick-and-mortar stores on Black Friday and choose to shop online or participate in a mega-event the following week, coined Cyber Monday. Online Christmas shopping has more than tripled over the past six years as this means of shopping is more accessible and convenient and comes with a far reduced risk of being trampled by the stampede of shoppers racing to get their hands on the latest craze!
Our World Quality Month promotion winner is Gene Barnard (Heath Manufacturing Co., Michigan). He will receive a package of PQ products, with our congratulations!
Conference themes announced: The 2017 World Conference on Quality and Improvement, with focus areas of risk and change, customer experience, and the competitive advantage of quality are among themes for the May 1-3 conference in Charlotte, NC.
Winners of last month’s quiz and a copy of Practical Tools for Continuous Improvement: Volume 1 are Brenda Caputo, Steve Theus, and Elia Rivota Ortega. Congratulations! For this month’s quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Practical Tools for Continuous Improvement: Volume 1, submit your response by November 30.
Check out Quick Search in the top right corner of GAGEpack 12. You can type anything into the box to see your list automatically update, removing all items that don’t contain those characters. It works with any columns and rows you currently have on the grid. Finding your information has never been easier!
With a shared database in SQCpack, silos of unconnected information are a relic of the past. Setting up Divisions allow for a simple method for your teams to access only their quality improvement information quickly.
AME conference: The annual conference of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) will take place in Dallas, October 24-28. The AME conference is the largest lean and continuous improvement conference in the world.