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KEEPINGCURRENT
SHORTRUNS

THE ASSOCIATION FOR Manufacturing
Excellence (AME) recently announced
five recipients of its AME 2016 Excellence
Award. They are: Accuride de Mexico in
Monterrey, Mexico; Goodyear Innovation
Center in Akron, OH; Littelfuse in Wuxi,
China; MillerCoors Trenton Brewery in
Trenton, OH; and O.C. Tanner in Salt Lake
City. For more about the award and the
recipients, visit http://tinyurl.com/ameaward-recip.
THE 11TH ANNUAL Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Sports Analytics
Conference will be held March 3-4, 2017,
in Boston. For details, visit http://tinyurl.
com/mit-sports-conf.
THE BALDRIGE PERFORMANCE Excellence Program's 2017-2018 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Business/Nonprofit)
booklet will be released this month. The

education and healthcare booklets will
follow in mid-January. All three versions
include the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, core values and concepts, and guidelines for evaluating your
organization's processes and results.
THE BALDRIGE PROGRAM is seeking
qualified candidates for the 2017 Baldrige
Executive Fellows Program, a one-year,
leadership-development experience to
facilitate dialogue on all aspects of leadership and how it relates to visionary focus,
strategy, operational intelligence, engagement and sustainability. The deadline to
submit applications is Dec. 15. For more
information, visit http://tinyurl.com/
baldrige-fellows.
THE 28TH ANNUAL National Forum on
Quality Improvement in Healthcare is
being held Dec. 4-7 in Orlando, FL. The
event is being organized by the Institute

Under attack (continued from p. 11)
and create a DDoS," said Mac McMillan,
cofounder and CEO of the healthcare IT
consulting firm CynergisTek.21

Changing strategies necessary
According to a recent survey of 2,000
security officers from organizations
worldwide, three-quarters of executives
had confidence in their security strategies.
The survey report, however, also found
one-third of targeted attempts to breach
organizations' cyber securities succeed
despite organizations spending about $85
billion to protect their data.22
According to respondents, it also can
take months to identify breaches, and 98%
are reported by employees outside the security team. It's estimated data breaches
collectively cost organizations $2 trillion.
That figure could go up to $90 trillion by
2030.23
"There needs to be a fundamentally

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different approach to security protection
starting with identifying and prioritizing
key company assets across the entire
value chain," said Kevin Richards, managing director of Accenture Security North
America.24
Over the past two years, there was a
70% increase in the number of IoT devices, and experts say there will be more
than 50 billion devices online by 2020.25
Michael Walker, a program manager and
computer security expert at the Pentagon's advanced research arm said, "If we
want to put networked technologies into
more and more things, we also have to
find a way to make them safer ... It's a
challenge for civilization."26
-compiled by Tyler Gaskill,
assistant editor
EDITOR'S NOTE
The references listed in this article can be found on the
Keeping Current webpage at www.qualityprogress.com.

for Healthcare Improvement. For more
information, visit www.ihi.org/forum.
THE LEAPFROG GROUP, a national
patient safety watchdog, released its
hospital safety grades for more than
2,600 U.S. hospitals. The program assigns
A, B, C, D and F letter grades bi-annually
and has become a standard measurement
of patient safety in the United States.
For more information, visit www.
hospitalsafetygrade.org.
A CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS has been
issued by GS1 US for its annual conference June 19-22, 2017, in Las Vegas. GS1
US is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization that maintains global standards
for bar codes, radio frequency and other
identification systems, data synchronization and electronic information exchange.
For more information, visit http://tinyurl.
com/gs1-need-speakers.

ASQNEWS
STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIP OPENS
Applications for the 2017-18 Ellis R. Ott
Scholarship are now available through
ASQ's Statistics Division. The $7,500 scholarships are for students in master's degree
or higher programs with concentrations in
applied statistics or quality management.
The 2016-17 scholarship recipients were:
Andrew Walter of the University of Kansas
and Matthew Keefe of Virginia Tech. For
more information and an application form,
visit http://asq.org/statistics/about/awardsstatistics.html. Applications are due April 1.
2017 RAMS SET The Reliability Division's
annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) will be Jan. 23-26, 2017, in
Orlando, FL. Visit www.rams.org for more
details about the event.


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