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Regulatory intelligence: one of the simplest way to improve your business.

Posted: August 11, 2018 at 1:44 am   /   Blog, Process Improvements

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Regulatory intelligence: one of the simplest way to improve your business. What is it? The regulatory environment in which your business operates, regulatory changes and updates are only some of the elements of it.They have important impacts on the conduct of your business […]

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Investing in People, Investing in Processes: Part I – Understanding the Process

Posted: August 11, 2018 at 1:30 am   /   Blast from the Past, Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Blast from the Past Investing in People, Investing in Processes – I2P2 Part I – Understanding the Process Steven Davies Capital Quality News. 2002 Issue 2 Introduction During the presentation on the Transition to ISO 9000 v 2000 ( September meeting, ASQ Ottawa […]

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Quality Engineer- Ottawa

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 9:38 pm   /   Recent Jobs

  POSITION OVERVIEW: Regular Full-Time / Part Time Full-Time The Quality Engineer is responsible for providing quality engineering support to our portfolio of released products, new product introduction and product change activities, and contributing to maintenance and improvement of our Quality Management System. RESPONSIBILITIES / DELIVERABLES: Support the change management process for released products. Support […]

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R.I.P. Optical Retail is Dead

Posted: July 28, 2018 at 10:35 am   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E According to a few too many of my professional acquaintances on Facebook, “Optical Retail is Dead.” It might surprise you, but this comment is not new to me. Having been in the optical business for over 40 years, I’ve heard the demise of the […]

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Quality Illustrated: Root Cause Analysis

Posted: July 28, 2018 at 10:29 am   /   Blast from the Past, Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Blast from the Past Quality Illustrated : Root Cause Analysis CapitalQuality News, Issue 9 1998 This month’s article focuses on one of the most important elements of a healthy Quality System, that being Root Cause Analysis. RCA really boils down to digging deep […]

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October Pub Night: Panel Discussion of TQM philosophies

Posted: July 26, 2018 at 6:11 am   /   Blast from the Past, Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Blast from the Past October Pub Night: Panel Discussion of TQM philosophies Cille Harris Capital Quality News, November 1993 On the evening of October 14th, 35 people enjoyed a panel discussion of TQM philosophies in an informal relaxed atmosphere. Among the attendees were […]

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The 4 Stages of Unproductive Conversations

Posted: July 22, 2018 at 5:15 pm   /   Blog, Productivity

G U E S T  A R T I C L E If you want to save at least three hours per week, stop engaging in unproductive conversations. There are as many varieties of these conversations as there are people who engage in them. Think of petty arguments, gossip, verbal ping pong, and other forms […]

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Continuous Improvement : Unclog the Arteries

Posted: July 22, 2018 at 5:09 pm   /   Blast from the Past, Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Blast from the Past Continuous Improvement : Unclog the Arteries Torben K Nielsen Capital Quality News, January 1993 One of the cornerstones in quality management is the ability to continuously improve operations by doing such things as reduce costs, reduce waste, use resources more […]

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What Happened to General Electric?

Posted: July 11, 2018 at 9:56 pm   /   Blog, Performance

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Forward Now here is something to think about! Can a model based on Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and lifelong learning enable quality professionals to add value in times of disruption? Ruth Stanley General Electric (GE) for many years was the go-to company for […]

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Learn, Make a Difference, Have Fun

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 10:37 pm   /   Uncategorized

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Learn, Make a Difference, Have Fun Capital Quality News, February 1991 David Hutton Why on earth do people get involved in ASQC committees? Those who do will tell you – there are many reasons. For some people, it is a way of gaining […]

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