QS Consult at the 61st EOQ in Bled, Slovenia

  In a session on the competencies for the quality professional of the future, we gave a short presentation titled: " Will the Quality Profession Survive the Digital Revolution?".  The fundamental points we touched were: how to deploy quality knowledge throughout the organization and not just within the quality department and how to get more professional knowledge on teamwork, motivation and culture in our organizations. If we say these human elements are vitally important for qualit...
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International Academy for Quality activities in Bled, Slovenia

Linked with the EOQ Congress, IAQ (http://www.iaqweb.net/ ) held it's second World Quality Forum in Bled, Slovenia. QS Consult contributed to the panel discussion on “Quality Management in the Service of Planet Earth”. Together with Lars Sörqvist from Sweden and Blanton A. Godfrey from the USA, we have explained our vision on the role that Quality can play in creating a more sustainable economy and society. There was a good turnout and an active participation from the attendees.  On Sa...
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Best Paper Award

Every year IAQ hands out a couple of “Best Paper Awards” . This is decided by an IAQ moderator at an international conference or by the editor of an IAQ publication. Criteria are: quality of the presentation and acceptance by the audience, innovative value of the subject, expansion of the Quality Body of Knowledge and the extend to which the presentation can inspire other quality  professionals. During the general assembly of IAQ in Bled, Slovenia on October 14, I was honored to receive a...
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61st EOQ Congress in Bled, Slovenia

The 61st EOQ Congress in Bled, Slovenia was one of the better EOQ conferences of the last couple of years. The main theme: "Success in the Digital Era: Quality as Key Driver" sparked a lot of interest. But not everyone was convinced that Quality Management is really leading in this area. The keynote speech by Joseph A. Defeo, CEO of the Juran Institute, was inspiring in that respect. He dared to show are weaknesses like: not enough attention and impact on design processes, too complex proced...
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Sustainable Development, A Webinar for the Blue Ridge Section of ASQ

On request of the ASQ Blue Ridge Section, QS Consult will present a webinar on August 24 on the topic of "Sustainable Development". This webinar is accesible to everyone, so you do not need to be an ASQ member to register. At 6 PM Belgian time the program starts and it will take about one hour. This is an ideal opportunity to understand the views of QS Consult on sustainable development and to get ideas on how to implement sustainable development in your own organization.All information and r...
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The First ASQ Congress in Europa Ever: We Will Be There!

For the very first time in its history, ASQ is organizing a congress in Europe. The theme is "The Next Generation of Quality: The Future is Now". On November 6 and 7 you can attend presentations by specialists from all over the world talking about the future of quality. QS Consult will give a presentation titled "Survival of the Fittest: Quality Tools for the Future".An important announcement: if you register early you can enjoy a substantial reduction in registration price. Don't let this op...
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