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ASQ Phoenix August 8 , 2024 Program Meeting – Virtual 6:00pm – 8:00pm Phoenix (UTC: -7) AGENDA: All times are Phoenix (MST): 6:00 pm     Welcome 6:05 pm     Brief Announcements 6:15 pm     Guest Speaker 7:15 pm     Q&A and Networking 7:45 pm     Phoenix Section business 8:00 pm     Adjourn TITLE: Quality 4.0 and AI: Unlocking New Levels of Product Excellence and Customer Satisfaction ABSTRACT: This cutting-edge presentation reveals how AI and Industry 4.0 technologies are transforming quality practices, ...
This special webcast was co-sponsored by the Southwest Alliance for Excellence (SWAE) and the ASQ Phoenix Section. This webcast qualifies for 0.1 ASQ Recertification Units. Click here to view. This video is available to view from our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjLCQzDMKfk&list=PLKi3qAbHKyXMY_CK1jSGRgBG2_vuLV_yX&index=1
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To: The Boulder Membership As a long time ASQ member (1976) and founding father of the Boulder Section, I feel I have a responsibility to pay forward my knowledge and experience to the next generation. Let me know how I can help. A couple of my popular classes are: · Statistics: On Target with Reduced Variation · CQE Exam Preparation At this point I am checking for the needs of the membership. If the need is there, we can do a formal class. I also do personalized training (1on1) for those new to quality. This training is based on your ability to pay (sometimes FREE!). ...
“Quality is the result of the system.” --W. Edwards Deming Statistics as a System The true test of a quality professional is the person’s ability to make good and timely decisions. Decision making on the processes that make up a system can be enhanced using statistics. Our processes talk to us. The problem is the talk is in the language of numbers. To many, numbers are like a foreign language. What is a process trying to say? The answer to this question is the use of statistics as a system. A system of statistics has three elements – Central Tendency, Dispersion and Shape (Figure 1). Just looking at 1 (or even 2) of ...
Quality Manager at Moog in Arvada, CO Company : Moog https://www.moog.com/ Location : CO - Arvada Position : Quality Manager (Space Sector) Position Type : Regular Area : Engineer; Job-Id 243049 Hours Per Week: 40 Moog Job Link https://careers.moog.com/jobs/quality-manager-space-sector-13383 For Moog employee referral link contact: Evan Miller at emiller3@moog.com with subject “Job referral link” include specific job information in email’s Subject or Body. Our team in Moog Space and Defense Group is looking for a Quality Manager to join our Space ...
Robert "QualityBob" Mitchell presents an introduction to the Baldrige Framework, Southwest Alliance to Excellence, and Examiner Training. Link: https://my.asq.org/viewdocument/july-2024-program-presentation-em?CommunityKey=481ed03e-e397-4e58-9f35-01863ca1e7c0

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ASQ 0911 July 2024 Section Meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2024 @12-1pm EST Our next ASQLEX 0911 member monthly meeting is a recorded webcast meeting that begins at 12PM EST on Thursday, July 18 th . If you plan to attend, please email reservation to Mark McDonald ( Mmcdonald@hendrickson-intl.com ) by noon Tuesday, July 16th. For the July meeting we have invited other ASQ sections in our East South Central Region. ASQ on demand webinar presentation: Strategies to Prevent Supplier Issues (58 minutes) P resenters – Heather McCain (Univ. of Kansas) and Andrew Skradski (Marlen) -See short ...

SnapCab Lean Culture Tour

I’d like to give a huge shoutout to SnapCab and their amazing Lean Culture Tour. We had a great time learning about their incredible lean journey. Their people were knowledgeable and highly motivated towards continual improvement. We left envious of their culture and their processes. Many thanks to Manny Veloso for suggesting our section take this tour.
Join us for an exciting three-part series on accelerating improvement in your organization! Tuesday, July 9 @ 10:00 a.m. PST; 11:00 a.m. MST; noon CST; and 1:00 p.m. EST Session 1: Data Visualization to Engage Employees in Continuous Improvement and Innovation Zoom registration link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qceqpqD4qEtEphrhbus6v7DnRHSPMNYI Tuesday, August 13 @ 10:00 a.m. PST; 11:00 a.m. MST; noon CST; and 1:00 p.m. EST Session 2: Translating Voice of the Customer (VOC) in Product and Process Requirements Zoom registration link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvc-2orj4oHtX9AR_Xsqjyn7WtRXnxAXSQ ...
Please click on the link below to go to the June 2024 ASQ Phoenix Sun Dial Newsletter: Phoenix Section - American Society for Quality (asq.org)
July 2024 Chair’s Message Greetings Valued ASQ Phoenix Section Members – I hope this message finds you well and enjoying the return of the monsoons! We have made it to July which means the first half of 2024 is behind us. It’s a perfect time to reflect upon what we have accomplished as a section thus far this year to build momentum for those things yet to come. In January, a couple of Phoenix Section board members participated as judges in the Future Cities Competition. This competition invites junior high school students to create cities of the future that solve a citywide sustainability issue using the Engineering Design Process and project management ...
Doug Golde Chair Dianna Cichocki Vice chair Gary Lawson Treasurer Jeff Ash Secretary Drew Campbell Seminars Jenifer Enderle Venue Ira Johnson Education, Conference Gary Leskiw Employment John Lupienski Assistant program Peter Mancuso Membership Please contact Doug Golde if you would like to participate on our board.
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In November, 1943, the Society of Quality Control Engineers of Buffalo met. The organization had 41 members. The originating officers were: C. Wing, President Dr. M. Brumbaugh, Vice President V. Grom, Secretary G. Harrold, Treasurer One of the original members, Dr. Martin A. Brumbaugh stood out as a driving force that would contribute to the foundation of what would be known as the American Society for Quality Control, and now know as the American Society for Quality. As early as 1944, Brumbaugh publicly advocated a national organization of quality control practitioners. At that time, he was Professor of Statistics an the University of Buffalo, ...
For Quality professionals, communicating with senior managers effectively requires a strategic approach. Oftentimes we are perceived as a “necessary evil” required by customers, so we are often dismissed as lacking value. Here are 10 key tips for optimizing your chances of getting your message through. 1. Be Clear and Concise - Senior managers are pressed for time. Get to the point quickly. Focus only on key points. Avoid unnecessary details. 2. Know Your Audience - Understand their priorities and concerns. Tailor your message to align with their goals and interests. 3. Prepare Thoroughly - Know your stuff. Anticipate questions. Have data ...
The July 2024 Columbia Basin ASQ newsletter is now available. We are officially on “summer break” from holding any section meetings in July and August. Keep checking our website for information about future meetings/events. There are several virtual meetings and webinars being offered by other ASQ divisions and organizations this month – lots of opportunities for learning and growing. NOTE: We have rescheduled our section’s site visit to Ice Harbor Brewery in Kennewick to September 14 – be sure to check out the announcement in the newsletter (and make your reservations soon)! And remember… Recertification Units (RUs) can ...
ASQ Phoenix-Training Classes in the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Body of Knowledge (BoK) Robert Mitchell the Presenter "Quality Bob" Sept 5 - Dec 5, 2024 Twelve 3-hour instructor-led virtual training sessions (12 classes over 13 weeks, excluding holidays) Thursdays, 3 pm - 6 pm Phoenix time, via Zoom. $ 500 course fee ($100 discount for ASQ and SWAE members) + $85 CQE Primer (required) – student purchases directly from the Quality Council of Indiana (QCI) + $35 CQE Solution Text (recommended) - student purchases directly from QCI + $13 Shipping & Handling for the Primer + $10 ...