Featured Product
This Week in Quality Digest Live
Operations Features
Anne Trafton
MIT lab offers a model for using 5S to ensure labs are efficient, data-driven, productive, and safe
Ryan E. Day
Mitigating risk in trying times
Jim Benson
Tracking our own failure rate and learning the harder lesson
Hari Abburi
The bigger picture of business agility
Brian Lagas
People who innovate have fantastic ideas, but it’s lean thinking that turns them into realities

More Features

Operations News
How to develop an effective strategic plan and make the best major decisions in the context of uncertainty and ambiguity
What continual improvement, change, and innovation are, and how they apply to performance improvement
Incorporates additional functionality and continuing improvements to the product’s existing rich features
Good quality is adding an average of 11 percent to organizations’ revenue growth
Make it simple and direct
Program to provide tools to improve school performance and enrollment
Serving as a Baldrige examiner—an unparalleled professional development experience
Floor symbols and decals create a SMART floor environment, adding visual organization to any environment

More News

Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest

Operations

Inside Quality Digest Live for Sept. 28, 2018

It's all about manufacturing.

Published: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:02

In this all-manufacturing episode, we look at the STEM pipeline into manufacturing, supplier development, how to make sense of manufacturing data and, no, manufacturing is not dead.

“Strengthening the STEM Workforce Pipeline Through Outreach”

NIST does more than just research and come up with really cool technology. It also has STEM outreach programs designed to help young people and minorities get excited by all this coolness.

“Making Sense of Manufacturing Data”

Are you collecting enough data? Are you collecting too much data? Do you know the difference between data and information? Doug Fair of InfinityQS does. He told us.

“Hey America, You’re Wrong—Manufacturing Is Not Failing, It’s Flourishing”

There continues to be a lot of misinformation about the state of manufacturing in the United States. This story takes a look at that.

Best-in-class supplier development strategies: An interview with Chad Kymal of Omnex

Many companies are struggling to keep up with advancements in the supply chain. Fortunately, a lot of groundwork for successful supplier development has already been done, and you can learn from it. Chad Kymal of Omnex explains.

Our next episode of Quality Digest Live comes to you this Friday, Oct. 10, 2018. You can watch either via our home page or our dedicated player page. See you then!

Discuss

About The Author

Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest’s picture

Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest

Dirk Dusharme is Quality Digest’s editor in chief.