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Automakers, suppliers, and tech companies are in a flurry to transform vehicles into connected devices and distribute the content to drivers and passengers. Corning Inc.’s transformation plans include using its Gorilla Glass to turn windshields into billboards.

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Karen Martin’s The Outstanding Organization (McGraw-Hill, 2012) is a 2013 winner of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award.

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In Streamlined Process Improvement (McGraw-Hill, 2011), H. James Harrington has optimized his well-known Business Process Improvement methodology so that it generates faster, major improvement in key processes of your operations. This book is about process redesign and focuses on doing the right things at the right time.

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In 2003, Subir Chowdhury realized his company needed to change and tailor its tools and services to fit each of its client’s circumstances. His colleagues and employees developed the management approach called LEO—for listen, enrich, and optimize—which has been transforming people and organizations ever since.

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By: Laurel Thoennes @ Quality Digest

“What makes a personal kanban any better than a to-do list?” asked Julie, crossing out a completed task on her “ta da!” list with exaggerated strokes.

“With personal kanban you visualize your work, it becomes tangible, you get kinesthetic feedback, it’s flexible, contextual, and it promotes completion and clarity,” said Kara. “To-do lists don’t.”

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The 2011 International Shingo Prize Conference & Workshops are ready, set, and going this week in Covington, Kentucky, at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The main conference is Wednesday and Thursday, March 30–31, featuring dynamic learning sessions with expanded networking opportunities for more one-on-one time with the speakers and Shingo Prize recipients.

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By: Laurel Thoennes @ Quality Digest

The 2011 International Shingo Prize Conference & Workshops are ready, set, and going this week in Covington, Kentucky, at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The main conference is Wednesday and Thursday, March 30–31, featuring dynamic learning sessions with expanded networking opportunities for more one-on-one time with the speakers and Shingo Prize recipients.

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By: Laurel Thoennes @ Quality Digest

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By: Laurel Thoennes @ Quality Digest

There is a group effort commencing beneath the English city of Nottingham with a main goal of assessing the archaeological importance of nearly 500 man-made caves that were cut into the sandstone during medieval times and possibly earlier. The caves have served many purposes from housing dungeons, beer and wine cellars, malt-kilns, tanneries, and even a bowling alley, to serving as air-raid shelters, sand mines, and summer homes.