Should the Buffalo Bills Play Sunday Despite The Driving Ban?
TAGS: blitz | buffalo bills | consulting | continuous improvement | cuomo | football | lean | new york jets | nfl | orchard park | ralph wilson | respect for people | six sigma | snow | sports | stadium | travel ban Significantly cold and snowy weather conditions all across the country have made mid-November feel more like January, and nowhere else in the US is it more pronounced than upstate New …Continue reading →
Hawaii Football May Fold Due To Insufficient Revenue
TAGS: blitz | close | college football | colt brennan | consulting | costs | disband | down | fbs | fold | football | hawaii | hawaii bowl | hawaii exemption | history | lean | ncaa | revenues | sugar bowl | ty detmer The University of Hawaii football program has had a strong, competitive history – BCS bowl games, record-setting Heisman candidates, hosting bowl games, participating in the highest levels of college competition …Continue reading →
Quality Systems and Notre Dame Football Suspensions
TAGS: blitz | consulting | davaris daniels | football | ishaq williams | keivarae russell | kendall moore | lean | national title game | ncaa | notre dame | operations | process | sports | suspensions The University of Notre Dame football program has taken a significant hit this past week, as four players – three slated as starters – are under investigation for academic misconduct. …Continue reading →
ASQ TV Features Quality in Athletics
TAGS: asq | blitz | champions | consulting | futbol | iso 9001 | lean | liga mx | monarcas morelia | operations | process | quality | quality in athletics | quality systems | Soccer | sports | tiscc | tiscc chart Last month ASQ TV featured many elements and applications of quality in sports organizations in addition to bringing attention to the ASQ Quality in Athletics special interest group. Here are …Continue reading →
ASQ Quality in Athletics: A Call to Action
TAGS: asq | athletics | blitz | consulting | continuous improvement | group | lean | nfl | operations | process | qatar world cup | quality | quality in athletics | richie incognito | safety | six sigma | sports | steroids The American Society for Quality features a relatively-new special interest group called Quality in Athletics. For the last few months, I’ve been in a mood. An angry mood, the kind of …Continue reading →
What is Value?
TAGS: baseball | bentley | blitz | cheap | chophouse | concessions | consulting | continuous improvement | cow | definition | kia | lean | luxury | operations | process | six sigma | sports consulting | steak | value | what is value As continuous improvement practitioners we are always discussing value-added versus non-value-added activities. We are also tasked with identifying cheaper or cost-cutting alternatives. Employees are considered valuable if they do the …Continue reading →
Quality Applications at The Masters – ASQ Section Presentation
TAGS: american society for quality | applications | asq | augusta national golf club | blitz | consulting | golf | lean | luke donald | masters | quality | safety | six sigma On Tuesday I presented to the ASQ Central Savannah River section (Augusta, Georgia) on quality applications demonstrated during The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. ASQ Savannah River Section Mtg …Continue reading →
New Florida State Logo and Bad Supply Chain Communication
TAGS: blitz | change | china | consulting | design | face | flexible | florida state | football | guy moore | lean | licenses | logo | low price | merchandise | nike | obsolete | operations | process | six sigma | spear | sports | spring game | tallahassee | uniform Prior to their football team’s spring game, Florida State University and Nike unveiled a newly-redesigned uniform and set of logos. The changes to the team’s markings has been a source of …Continue reading →