Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Certification – CMQ/OE Refresher Course

In the December 2012 issue, Quality Progress magazine ( reported that ASQ certifications are associated with higher salaries. Additionally, salaries are even higher for those who hold more than one certification! Certifications are valuable career assets that can compensate for … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 Plant Tour and Usability Event

This month’s program is packed with content!  Located at the scenic Onion Pub, 22221 N. Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, IL (pictured left, a tour of the brewery followed by an engaging discussion of software usability!  See map on left.   … Continue reading

Value Added — ISO 9000 Certification, by Martin Palczynski

We had solid a presentation and discussion about ISO 9000 compliance at the September ASQ 1212 section meeting.  The presentation stimulated an important question: Is your company’s ISO 9000 certification compliance or illusion? Many companies today require ISO 9000 certification … Continue reading