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Inside Quality Digest Live for June 22, 2018

Summer begins and quality continues

Published: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:42

It’s now officially summertime here in northern California, which means we can expect temps in the 100s for the next few months. Fortunately, we also look forward to the cooling calm of quality to carry us through to fall. Here are some of the chill stories we brought you on the June 22 episode of QDL:

Gartner Survey Reveals Many Digital Workers Think Senior Managers Are Out of Touch With Their Technology Needs

Lots of good details here about how different types of workers view the various digital tools and applications available to help them do their jobs better.

AIAG Unveils Industry-First Global Supplier Site Map

This useful initiative from the Automotive Industry Action Group allows users to precisely identify the geographic areas of risk within their supply chains.

CMS Corner Interview: Laurent Porte

Porte joined us via Skype to chat about the utility of point-cloud software solutions for manufacturers, the state of Industry 4.0, and what his company, Metrologic, has going on at CMSC 2018.

How Are Manufacturers Addressing the Skills Gap?

A new QD contributor, freelance technical writer Megan Ray Nichols, presented this look at why manufacturers still struggle to find qualified workers. Dirk reviewed her thoughts and added a few of his own.

Off-Script: Do Tariffs Work?

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You can check out our next episode of Quality Digest Live on Friday, June 29, either via our home page or our dedicated player page. See you then!

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