Quality Progress - February 2018 - 6

SEEN&HEARD

Reader reactions from around the world
ISO READY

In response to "Ready or Not" (January 2018, pp. 16-21): As always, Govind
Ramu really is an expert resource for
these ISO standards. Thanks a lot for
this very timely article.
Raymond Medina, Philippines

BOTTOM LINE BENEFITS
I appreciate the insights in "Maintenance Makeover"
(December 2017, pp. 54-58). Taking advantage of
predictive maintenance should be in the interest of
management, operations, finance and maintenance
personnel. Too often, the financial negative impact of
machine downtime is seen as an uncontrolled cost of
doing business when in actuality, predictive and preventive actions provide direct bottom line benefits.
Paul Satryb, West Linn, OR

GOOD REMINDER
"Career Coach: Two Crucial Errors" (December 2017, pp.
16-18) is a great article because many times we missed
these small points.
Neeta Gunaware, India

THE REACTION GAUGE
this month's question
Increasingly, organizations in the food industry are
using blockchain technology to quickly track and recall
unsafe food. Blockchain essentially is a bookkeeping
method that links entries together to create a secure
and reliable record of transactions. It allows organizations to see every step a food product takes from start
to finish.
What other industries might benefit from blockchain? Do
you see any drawbacks to using the technology?

Send us your take at editor@asq.org.

6 QP

February 2018 ❘ qualityprogress.com

IN FOCUS
"Career Coach: Talking Points" (April 2017, pp. 16-18): I
recently started healthcare transitional leadership work.
I interview potential clients, each of which has specific
goals and needs. This article provided excellent points of
focus for my interview preparation. Thank you.
Jill Fargo, Phoenix

STRONG TOOL
"Visual Aid" (October 2017, pp. 34-39) is an excellent and
much appreciated article. It's refreshing to find useful
tools in QP rather than just interesting discussions of
topics. I intend to improve our auditing program by incorporating this tool. I love that the radar charts show system
strengths and weaknesses relative to the clauses of the
standard at a glance.
David Eckhart, Des Moines, WA


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - February 2018

Seen and Heard
Expert Answers
Progress Report
Mr. Pareto Head
Career Coach
Office Efficiency
The Crown Jewels of Design
Open Lines
Less Is More
ASQ 2018 Six Sigma Resource Guide
Standard Issues
Six Sigma Solutions
Statistics Spotlight
Marketplace
Footnotes
Try This Today
Quality Progress - February 2018 - intro
Quality Progress - February 2018 - cover1
Quality Progress - February 2018 - cover2
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 1
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 2
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 3
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 4
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 5
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Seen and Heard
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 7
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Expert Answers
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 9
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Progress Report
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 11
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Mr. Pareto Head
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 13
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Career Coach
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 15
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Office Efficiency
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - The Crown Jewels of Design
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Open Lines
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Less Is More
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - ASQ 2018 Six Sigma Resource Guide
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Standard Issues
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - 49
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Six Sigma Solutions
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Statistics Spotlight
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - 57
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Marketplace
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 59
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Footnotes
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - 63
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Try This Today
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