ASQ Boulder 2024-Apr-25 Section Web Meeting

When:  Apr 25, 2024 from 05:45 PM to 07:30 PM (MT)
Associated with  Boulder Section

Date 25 Apr 2024
Topic:  Quality 4.0 Cost and Management Systems

Cost: Free
Note: Thursday 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm US-MT meeting
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5:45 pm Web Conference Start: Networking, Welcome and Section Business
6:00 pm Presentation

  • Speaker: John Cachat, PeProSo (helping People improve Process with Software)
  • Topic: Quality 4.0 Cost and Management Systems
  • NOTE; Recording and Slide only access via ASQ Nation Membership

  • Slides and Whitepapers available via Request to Arnold Miller (ASQ Boulder Program Person) email: 

  • Presentation Recording at

  • Presentation Slides at

  • Whitepapers at 

    • Quality 4.0 Don't feel overwhelmed Feel motivated

    • \Quality Cost 4.0 From Theory to Deployment

    • Quality 4.0 Things you should know when talking with IT!

  • Abstract:
    •  Cost of Quality theorists have been for decades seeking an approach for a practical deployment of Quality Costs process.
    • Quality 4.0 provides the opportunity to make this happen across a variety of businesses.
    • Implementing a Quality Cost Business Model is a complex task that needs a smart and all-encompassing strategy.
    • To succeed, it's vital to address challenges such as resistance to change, data collection, balancing quality and cost goals, system integration, and measuring intangible costs.
    • Overcoming these challenges is key to enjoying the lasting advantages of better quality and cost management.
    • Organizations that handle these issues well set themselves up for long-term success in a competitive business environment.
  • BIo: John Cachat
    • John is a visionary and an expert in developing innovative information technology approaches for large and small organizations and is known for helping people improve processes with software.
    • Mr. Cachat specializes in strategies to integrate ERP, PLM, MES, and QMS technologies.
    • John received a BSIE degree at the General Motors Institute (GMI) in Flint, MI specializing in Operations Research.
    • John also holds a MSIE degree from Texas A & M University, specializing in
      automated manufacturing
    • He is Past Chairman of a local ASQ Chapter and led the ASQ Quality Management Division Technical Committee on Quality Information Systems. 
    • He is a current member of the ASQ Quality 4.0 Technical Team.
    • John is an Executive at PeProSo (helping People improve Process with Software).
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7:15 pm After Presentation Networking
7:30 pm Web Conference End: meeting over
Place: Web Conference Webex

Meeting also posted on ASQ Boulder Meetup's 25 Apr 2024 meeting


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Arnold Miller