Content by Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest

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I n our June 23, 2017, episode of QDL we look at STEM education, personal kanban, and common mistakes when using SPC. “ASME Supports STEM Opportunities Act of 2017” Congresswoman Eddie Bernice...
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The June 9, 2017, episode of QDL looked at MEP program funding, nanoholograms, and banning laptops. Plus, we talked to Lolly Daskal about “leading from within.” MEPs are Essential to Rebuilding...
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In last week’s Quality Digest Live: LEGO, do spacesuits make your butt look fat, and when reality smacks you in the face. “What to Do When Reality Smacks You in the Face” Three self-leadership...
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Technology is amazing. It’s amazing that I own a smartphone with more power than a 10-year-old laptop. It’s amazing that we have self-driving cars or smart appliances that tell you when you need to...
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In last week’s Quality Digest Live: Data for artificial intelligence, data for your quality management system, and Karl Popper meets Taiichi Ohno. “Why AI Is the New Electricity” Artificial...
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Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest
In last week’s Quality Digest Live: design digital assistance instead of digital assistants, how to make better beer, and closed-loop manufacturing. “How Digital Media Will Bring Out Our Best Selves...
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Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest
In last week’s Quality Digest Live: Enterprise quality management vs. integrated quality management. Our deteriorating U.S. infrastructure. Stress testing composites. The Fowler Precision Mobile Tech...
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Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest
One of the biggest drivers for innovation is scarcity—of resources, time, even knowledge. Necessity and scarcity drive you to look at your approach differently than when you are surrounded by...
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In this week's Quality Digest Live: Lean Ben Franklin... who knew? Could the root cause of some manmade catastrophes simply be a lack of basics like humility, integrity, communication, and positivity...
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Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest
‘Made in the U.S.A.” Do people really care about those words on the label, and more important, how motivated are they to buy American-made products? The answer is yes... and sort of. Yes, consumers...