ASQ influential voices blog

ASQ Influential Voices: My Own Influential Voices of Quality TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In his January post in his blog A View From The Q, ASQ CEO Bill Troy asks, “Have you met someone whose teachings on quality influenced you or inspired you? …Continue reading →

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Around The Bases: NFL Draft Jerseys Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NFL Draft and Nike came up with a neat concept in 2012 – a way to present each first round draft pick at the Draft in New York with …Continue reading →

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Curious Cat Management Blog Carnival Annual Review – Part II TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As stated yesterday, John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Blog hosts an annual review of blogs, penned by other management blog authors. I will cover four blogs total, having started with two …Continue reading →

Waving Goodbye to 2013 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In short, 2013 was a pretty tough year, both personally and professionally. Some really great opportunities presented themselves, while I also found there is a great deal of professional growth …Continue reading →

Guest Blog Post at LeanBlog.org – “What Do You Think?” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today I contributed a guest blog post for Mark Graban‘s Lean Blog at LeanBlog.org about a lesson one of my continuous improvement mentors provided to me – a question we …Continue reading →

ASQ influential voices blog

ASQ Influential Voices: Quality Professionals and Social Media TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As a member of the ASQ Influential Voices, I provide a response to a topic/question/general wondering ASQ’s CEO Paul Borawski shares via his blog on a monthly basis. In this month’s blog post, he asks what …Continue reading →

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Guest Post: Rob Gronkowski’s Back Surgery and Post-Op Infections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today we have another guest post from fellow blogger Mark Graban of LeanBlog.org, one of the top-read blogs about Lean today. Mark is a Lean consultant in healthcare and frequent keynote speaker at …Continue reading →

ASQ influential voices blog

Lean Blitz Joins the ASQ Influential Voices TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I first started blogging about Lean and quality in late 2011. As I dug into multiple topics – values, activities, tools, applications – I began referencing content and insights from …Continue reading →

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Guest Post: A Clown Post About Bryce Harper and Warnings TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today we have another guest post, this time from fellow blogger Mark Graban of LeanBlog.org, one of the top-read blogs about Lean today. Mark is a Lean consultant in healthcare …Continue reading →

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The @ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement #WCQI13 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement closed last Wednesday and now that I’m finally back I’m going to cover some of the things I saw and experienced. ~~~~~~~ …Continue reading →

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The Miami Marlins and Why Throwing Money At Problems Doesn’t Make Sense TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’ve piled on the Miami Marlins before (see here and here) but the organization continues to shoot itself in the foot. I won’t get into any more of those details. …Continue reading →

The 2013 #Masters: The #Lean Blog Podcast about Lean in Sports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | MP3 File (run time 33:12) Masters Week is finally here! All of the golf world has descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at …Continue reading →

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New York Mets Triple-A Team Now 2,200 Miles Away TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Starting this season, the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Mets have essentially swapped Triple-A affiliates. The Las Vegas 51s are the new Triple-A affiliate of the Mets and …Continue reading →

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Articles After a Long Layoff TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I concede that my lack of sharing new information over the last couple of weeks has allowed for a slight mental decompression – there have been a lot of new …Continue reading →

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What Is Standardized Work (And What Is It Not)? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As this House of Lean diagram shows, the foundation is built on 5S, visual controls, and plant or facility layout. (I tend to lump 5S and layout together because setting …Continue reading →

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