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ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : Unleashing the Power of AI: 10 Game-Changing Applications for Lean Manufacturing Date : 10 Apr 2024, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MT Virtual (On-Line) Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Virtual Meeting Begins Topic: Unleashing the Power of AI: 10 Game-Changing Applications for Lean Manufacturing Speaker: Richard Rahn, CPIM Information: By now you have no doubt jumped feet-first into using AI tools like ChatGPT, or at least you have dipped in a toe. In this 1-hour presentation Richard Rahn will be sharing the top ten uses for AI that he has ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : How to generate breakthrough supply chain insights Date : 13 Mar 2024, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MT In-Person Place : Marriott Cherry Creek, 1475 S. Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO In-Person Starts at 5:30 pm MT Virtual (On-Line) Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting Virtual (On-Line) Starts at 7:00 pm MT 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Business Meeting & Dinner 7:00pm Presentation (Virtual Start) Topic: How to generate breakthrough supply chain insights Speaker: Suzanne Qualia, PCC, MBA, CIRM Information: How many of us find ourselves "using the same kind of ...
Mile High Agile 2024 Conference (Denver, CO, USA) When : 15 May 2024 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm US-Mountain Where : McNichols Civic Center Building. 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver CO Join the Front Range Lean and Agile Community and Agile Denver as we reboot your favorite regional conference, Mile High Agile 2024. Keynote Speaker : https://www.agiledenver.org/mile-high-agile/key-note-speakers/ Ahmed Sidky, Ph.D Melissa Boggs Track Speakers : https://www.agiledenver.org/mha-2024-speakers/ Recharge track: This track centers on nurturing and empowering people. It delves into strategies for building vibrant cultures, empowering ...
Tammy Pelnik is cleaning out her office, and have a couple boxes worth of quality engineering/software quality books that she is giving away for free. These books include : (see attached photos) Software Risk Management Failure Mode and Effect Analysis The Mythical Man-Month Root Cause Analysis Reliability and Fault Tree Analysis Lean Thinking Quality Problem Solving Deming: Out of Crisis Juran Managerial Breakthrough Juran on Leadership for Quality Juran Quality Control Handbook Quality Audit Handbook After the Quality Audit If you are interested , Please contact Tammy Pelnik (email: tammy.pelnik@gmail.com) ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : Sales and Operations (S&OP) Made Easy Date : 21 Feb 2024, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MT Virtual (On-Line) Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Virtual Meeting Begins Topic: Sales and Operations (S&OP) Made Easy Speaker: Janet Steiner, Lean Supply Chain Solutions, Inc Information: The Sales and Operations Plan (S&OP) is a process that allows the organization enables all stakeholders to participate in translating the business plan into an actionable the plan. S&OP provides one plan or set of numbers for everyone to use. ...
The Profound Wisdom of Dr. Deming by Ron Sedlock, the quality Catalyst Draft Article - To Publish in Quality Progress Magazine (Mar 2024) I began my quality career in 1976. The first quality class I attended was Dr. Deming’s four-day seminar. It was before he got “rediscovered” in 1979. On day one he briefly mentioned his System of Profound Knowledge (SoPK). I wanted to know more. He invited me over to his house to explain. It is an evening I will never forget. I have seen a lot of quality initiatives come and go over the years. I have used the SoPK as a “lens” to look at these various quality approaches. This identified ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : ChatGPT, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, and More Date : 10 Jan 2024, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MT In-Person Place : The Denver West Marriott, 1717 Denver West Boulevard, Golden, CO Virtual (On-Line) Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Business Meeting & Dinner 7:00pm Presentation Topic: ChatGPT, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, and More Speaker: Jeff Beyle from SC Tech Information: These terms and more are all over the news these days (and are being hyper-hyped by marketing ...
Arnold Miller https://www.linkedin.com/in/arnold-miller-a8747b13/ Searching : Senior/Lead Software QA Tester ASQ-Certified Software Quality Engineer Goal : Lead and manage Software Development, Test, Quality and/or Processes using Quality Methods & tools throughout the entire Software Life Cycle. Philosophy : Quality is meeting Customers explicit, implicit and perceived requirements. This involves all Software Life Cycle aspects and components not just testing Nicholas Walker https://www.linkedin.com/in/nwalker1000/ Searching : Senior Analytical Chemist Summary : ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : The Future of Enterprise Software Date : 115 Nov 2023, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MST Virtual Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Business Meeting & Dinner 7:00pm Presentation Topic: The State of Manufacturing in Colorado Speaker: Jennifer Hagan-Dier Information: Over two years after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Colorado economy, it is clear that "Colorado’s economy has rebounded from the job recovery and growth. In May 2022, Colorado was one of 14 states whose economic recovery had surged above pre-recession ...
ASQ Boulder Section 2024 year Leadership Committee Chair Person - Steve Reischel Vice-Chair - Gerry Naugle Secretary - Arnold Miller Treasurer - Albert Vergara Financial Auditor - Gerry Naugle Membership - Arnold Miller Nominating - Albert Vergara Internet Liaison- Arnold Miller Newsletter editor- Gerry Naugle Education- Arnold Miller Program/meetings- Arnold Miller Voice of the Customer,- Arnold Miller Public Relations - Open General Leader - Open Current and Past Section Chairpersons: Steve Reischel (Current Chair 2024) Albert Vergara (Past Chair 2022-23) Joe Wojniak (Past Chair 2019-21) Steve Reischel (Past Chair ...
Quality By the Numbers ---“In God we trust, all others bring data.” I’ll admit it, I’m a numbers person. Numbers are our friend. They help us make better decisions. Here is a set of 7 numbers that have helped me in my 47 year career. 1.5 for a Cpk minimum In six sigma a Cpk of 1.5 equals 3.4 ppm. This can be concerned zero defectis. If you are under 1.5 do the following sequence: 1. Remove assignable (special cause) variation 2. Get the process on target (not costly) 3. Reduce sigma (more costly) 4. Question the specification (if possible). ...
Quality Control Inspector Team Leader at MKS in Broomfield, CO Company : MKS https://www.mks.com/ MKS Job Link https://mksinst.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MKSCareersAmericas/job/Broomfield-CO/Quality-Control-Inspector---Team-Leader_R8247 Linked Job Post https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3759608572/ Location : CO - Broomfield Job-Id R8247 Hours Per Week: 40 MKS Instruments is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : The Future of Enterprise Software Date : 11 Oct 2023, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MST In-Person Place : Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 1001 16th St, Denver, CO Virtual Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Business Meeting & Dinner 7:00pm Presentation Topic: The Future of Enterprise Software Speaker: Ward Quarles Information: With technology, emerging trends can cause huge disruptions that get a lot of attention Attracting attention doesn’t necessarily mean that a technology is worth adopting. Let’s discuss key trends that will ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : The Future of Supply Chain Work... How Globalization & Digital Technologies Will Shape Global Supply Chain Management Date : 13 Sep 2023, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MST In-Person Place : Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel, 500 Flatiron Blvd, Broomfield, CO Virtual Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting 5:30pm Registration / Networking 6:00pm Business Meeting & Dinner 7:00pm Presentation Topic: The Future of Supply Chain Work... How Globalization & Digital Technologies Will Shape Global Supply Chain Management Speaker: Alan Dunn Information: The way we manage global supply chains ...
ASQ Boulder Section is accepting 2024 year Leadership Nominations. The ASQ Boulder leadership team (4 people) and would like you to consider being section leader for 2024 calendar year. The current leadership has proposed the 2024 Section Leadership Chair-person (Steve Reischel) Vice-Chair (Gerry Naugle also Newsletter) Treasurer (Albert Vergara) Nomination (Albert Vergara as 2023 Chair-Person) Secretary (Arnold Miller) Open position for your consideration includes Financial Audit – check the accounting books are correct Membership – Monthly ASQ national list with welcome and renewal emails ...
The Wisdom of Dr. Juran: Cross-Functional Quality I know the secret to an effective quality system. Spoiler Alert: It is in the title. by Ron Sedlock, the quality Catalyst The Theory Dr. Juran distinguished between interdepartmental improvement or “little q” and intradepartmental (cross-functional) improvement or “Big Q”. Exhibit A is a visual of the difference. Most tough chronic problems that organizations have are intradepartmental. That is, the cause is in several departments. Juran explained why cross-functional teams are necessary. He said because “part of the solution is in different departments.” Organizing for the diagnostic journey ...
via Harry Kane harry@tektreeinc.com Job Title - Quality Assurance Engineer, Senior Location - Savanna, IL Job Description : Looking for a Quality engineer to monitor and drive improve quality improvement in all aspects of our business. Quality Engineers responsibilities include designing quality standards, inspecting materials, equipment process and products. Developing a quality assurance system and determining root cause and corrective actions. Work with a cross functional managers and supervisors’ team to implement quality measures and improvement activities. Responsibilities: Developing and implementing quality standards. ...
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at Moog in Arvada, CO https://my.asq.org/communities/community-home/recent-community-blogs?communitykey=f1d26709-601f-4e21-873f-018670cc8948 Company : Moog https://www.moog.com/ Location : Arvada, CO Position : Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Position Type: Regular Area : Engineer; Job-Id 234445 Hours Per Week : 40 Salary negotiations start at $100,000 Moog Job Link https://careers.moog.com/jobs/senior-quality-assurance-engineer-10577 Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our people enjoy solving interesting technical challenges in a culture where ...
ASCM Colorado Chapter Topic : Summer 2023 Networking Event Date : 21 Jun 2023, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MDT Place : School House Kitchen and Libations, 5660 Olde Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO Note : Register by 16 Jun 2023 at 5:00 pm US-Mountain 5:30pm Registration / Networking Topic: Summer 2023 Networking Event To celebrate the first day of Summer 2023, the Colorado ASCM Chapter is sponsoring a Supply Chain Networking Event on Wednesday June 21, 2023 at School House Kitchen and Libations in Olde Town Arvada. There will be some appetizers, coffee, soft drinks and of course adult beverages. 7:30pm Meeting over Detail Meeting Information on https://colorado.ascm.org/meetinginfo.php?id=181 ...
Ron Sedlock is now offering training in Upper Management Quality. This is based on the teachings of Dr. Deming and Dr. Juran. It remedies the lack of upper management support many quality professionals state as their biggest problem. Let him know if you have an interest. Also, he still teaches System-Based Auditing. This is the way Dr. Deming would do audits. This is the in-depth input needed for Management Review. And, as always, he can help anyone interested in obtaining ASQ Certification. Contact info: Ron Sedlock the quality Catalyst phone or text: 303.587.9153 email: RSedlock@msn.com DONE