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Inside Quality Digest Live for July 7, 2017

Closing the skills gap, marketing action items, and the benefits of abstract thinking

Published: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 11:00

In our July 7, 2017, episode of QDL we look at apprenticeships, the Antikythera mechanism, and risk-based thinking in operations.

“Demand-Driven Education to Close Skills Gap”

Speaking at the National Association of Manufacturers Summit in Washington, D.C., Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy addressed workforce issues.

“Four More Marketing Action Items for Manufacturers”

Are you frustrated with the number of leads in your pipeline? Are you unsatisfied with the lack of brand awareness for your organization? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you have opportunities to leverage your marketing efforts.

“The Antikythera Mechanism and Abstract Thought”

For more than 1,000 years complex gear mechanisms lay dormant. Why?

Applying Risk-Based Thinking to Operations

The dynamic of risk management and compliance seems to be experiencing a shift toward risk management in operations, and learning to pay attention to detail in order to leverage it.

Off script with Mike and Dirk: Why is Europe so far ahead with electric vehicles?

Catch us again for another episode of Quality Digest Live this coming Fri., July 14, 2017. You can watch us either on our home page or our dedicated player page. See you there!

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Dirk Dusharme is Quality Digest’s editor in chief.