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Be Like Mentor

Posted: March 9, 2018 at 4:42 pm   /   Blog, Leadership

A Presentation “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” ~ John Crosby View Online An effective mentoring program supports the development of leaders while simultaneously fostering healthy work relationships.  It helps develop the strategic direction and continuing growth of the company through succession planning.  A […]

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SIPOC diagrams

Posted: March 2, 2018 at 6:35 pm   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E You have more than one supplier and methods/processes to manage?  You have challenges with the management of your supplies?  You have failures in your raw materials rotation system that end up in production problems due to substitutions of raw materials not always 100% […]

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Three Ways to Build a Competitive Advantage through Innovation

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 9:25 pm   /   Blog, Innovation

G U E S T  A R T I C L E or Curtiss-Wright, innovation is deeply rooted in the company’s history. Born from the merger of companies founded by naval aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss and the world-renowned Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright was once the largest aircraft manufacturer in the United States. Today, Curtiss-Wright has evolved […]

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Your 8 Step Guide to ASQ Certification

Posted: February 22, 2018 at 8:02 pm   /   Certification, Infograph

Your journey to ASQ Certification View Online

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Importance of continuous learning of new skills for someone in mid-career

Posted: February 17, 2018 at 7:53 pm   /   Blog, Professional Awareness

G U E S T  A R T I C L E When it comes to learning, the sky’s the limit. Before stepping into the professional world, in the middle of it and even after the end, the importance of continuous learning must never be overlooked. Most people associate learning with formal education at school, […]

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Statistical thinking in action – will we meet the budget?

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm   /   Events, Professional Development

Professional Development Event Professional Development Events are Open to all Public. No membership required. Topic: Statistical thinking in action – will we meet the budget? Event Details: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM On-line event What you need to know? Registration Fees: $10.00  Gotomeeting information will be sent out following registration. […]

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Relationship Quality and Business Success

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 8:08 pm   /   Blog, Featured, Quality

F E A T U R E D  A R T I C L E Customer satisfaction data as well as feedback, positive or negative, drives forward thinking, provides opportunities, and promote improvements within an industry or a service department. Key success factors in achieving customer satisfaction can never be considered constant. An organization should […]

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A3 Thinking and the Art of Thinking Clearly

Posted: February 7, 2018 at 9:00 pm   /   Events, Professional Development

Professional Development Event Professional Development Events are Open to all Public. No membership required. Topic: A3 Thinking and the Art of Thinking Clearly Event Details: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 06:00 PM – 08:30 PM Networking & Snacks: 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM Presentation: 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM Venue: Room 1B at the Ottawa […]

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LEAN Government Summit in Ottawa January 25, 2018 – Highlights

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm   /   Blog, Lean

F E A T U R E D  A R T I C L E SQ Ottawa Valley Section was proud to attend another successful Lean Government Summit. It was a pleasure to meet and learn along with so many lean enthusiasts. So what stood out for me? LEAN thinking is all about looking for […]

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5S – Spark the Improvement Cycle – Part III

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 2:57 pm   /   Blog, Process Improvements

ean, based on the Toyota Production System, is about growing people. It’s a system that helps people learn together and create great products, together.  Therefore, it’s important to understand that Lean starts with respect for people and teamwork, before introducing any Lean tools.  Creating a 5S mindset, in your team, is key for Lean operations. […]

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