ASQ Section 1212 Newsletter, January 2015

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Dear Member,

 

You asked for a more timely meeting, so we modified the schedule to get you home sooner.

 

Please join us next Section Meeting on January 15, 2015

Pre-Meeting Clinic:  5:30-6:00

Dinner & Networking: 6:00-7:00 pm

Main Presentation:   7:00 – 8:00 pm

 Dover Straits, 890 East US Highway 45, Mundelien, IL

Dover Straits offers varied menu. We also can accommodate restricted diets, if we know ahead of time.

Although walk-ins are welcome, we strongly urge you to pre-register by e-mail, which helps us plan the meeting space.  Your reservations dictate our costs.

Register by E-mail: asq1212reservations@yahoo.com

Reservations include the programs (Free) and meal ($25)

We know the best plans sometimes require adjusting.

If you must cancel, please do so 24 hours in advance.

If you wish to attend the meeting only, please specify “Meeting Only”

Please check the links below for the latest news and information:


 

January 2015 Pre-Dinner Clinic: Standardize Work Works!

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Adela Crandell

Please join us on Thursday, January 15 at 5:30. The Pre-Dinner Clinic is at Dover Straits in Vernon Hills.  To register, e-mail asq1212reservations@yahoo.com. Standardize Work Works! Chris Abrey and Tony Manos join us to explain how. Standardize work is a key element to Toyota’s success. This session will cover the basics of standardize work and why we need standards to improve. See Read more


January 2015 Main Meeting

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Adela Crandell

Please join us on Thursday, January 15, 7:00-8:00. The After-Dinner Meeting is at Dover Straits in Vernon Hills.  To register, e-mail asq1212reservations@yahoo.com. Tony Manos and Chris Aubrey continue with: How to Create Positive Change in Your Organization Are you looking for ways to build a culture of continuous improvement? Learn how the small things make a BIG difference. This session will highlight the Read more


ISO Discussion Group, December 2014

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by Adela Crandell

Six members attended the meeting on December 4, 2014 at The Royal Cantonese in Vernon Hills:   Patricia Spillar, Robert Gould, Donna Nash,Larry Norton, Charles Mages and Dave Taylor, We finished our study of ISO 14971 Medical devices, Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices. At Last! Because the first Thursday in January Falls on New Years Day, we decided Read more


November, 2014 Meeting Feedback

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by Adela Crandell

We aim to improve your meeting experience.  For that reason, Last month we polled attendees following the November Meeting.  Here are your results. Mini-Survey Results Category Mean quality of event 4.705882353 scope of info 4.558823529 usefulness of info 4.441176471 Presentation quality 4.705882353 Overall meeting value 4.235294118 Motivational experience? 4.294117647 n=18 Categories rated on a scale of 1-5, with 5 Read more


November, 2014 Meeting Feedback

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by Adela Crandell

We aim to improve your meeting experience.  For that reason, Last month we polled attendees following the November Meeting.  Here are your results. Mini-Survey Results Category Mean quality of event 4.705882353 scope of info 4.558823529 usefulness of info 4.441176471 Presentation quality 4.705882353 Overall meeting value 4.235294118 Motivational experience? 4.294117647 n=18 Categories rated on a scale of 1-5, with 5 Read more


An App for Student Snow Days by Adela Crandell

Posted on January 12th, 2014 by Adela Crandell

“The proof is in the pudding,” as the old saying goes.  Or in this case, the proof is in the prediction.  Calvin Breseman, Tanishq Dubey, and Gustavo Farias proved to their classmates at Prairie Grove High School that the can accurately predict snow days using their homegrown Android App, Snow Day Calculator. “Don’t do your homework, snow day tomorrow,” Calvin Read more