Sustainability: From Marketing to Quality for All Life

  On 21 March 2019 we gave a webinar for the ASQ Austin / Central Texas section, titled "Sustainability: From Marketing to Quality For All Life". In this presentation we explained our vision on sustainability and the role of quality in this. The webinar has been recorded, so you can still see and hear it via this link: https://recordings.join.me/eJ2WoRIHLUO3MFnRPDYTKQ All comments more than welcome.
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Second ASQ Quality 4.0 Summit – Dallas, TX, November 12 and 13, 2018

  Predicting is difficult, especially the future. Yet that is what several speakers - including yours truly - tried to do on this second issue of the Quality 4.0 Summit. From different angles, an attempt was made to paint a picture of the future of quality and of the quality functions in a world that is being digitally disrupted by big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, digital twins, robotization, etc. Some lectures were highly technical, others were more philosophical...
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ASQ Europe Conference, Berlin

QS Consult gave a successful presentation at the first ever ASQ conference in Europe. The presentation was titled: "Survival of The Fittest, Quality Tools for the Future". This presentation will be given in a slightly adapted form as a webinar for the ASQ Blue Ridge section on January 30. More information will be given in the near future on this website. Berlin was the venue chosen for the first ever quality conference in Europe organized by ASQ. It was the result of a long process, that orig...
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The Rising Economic Power of Quality

ASQ and Forbes Insights - the research arm of Forbes Media - conducted a study on the impact of quality management on the financial results of organizations. QS Consult was part of the panel of advisers who took part in shaping this report. More information can be found here: ASQ - Forbes Insights Report Announcement.
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Sustainability, The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

This presentation was an extension to last year's presentation at the WCQI in Milwaukee. Unfortunately, there were few attendants (24) but the ones that were there were very satisfied afterwards. This showed from their average rating score of 9.4 / 10 and some very nice comments such as: "A wonderful job"; "Well done!"; "I wish there had been a bigger audience to hear this valuable presentation". Words like that make the effort worthwhile. The slides can be found through this link: slides prese...
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WCQI Charlotte, 1 to 3 May 2017

This was the 71st annual conference of ASQ and for QS Consult some kind of jubilee as it was the 20th consecutive conference that we attended. It is always special if you present yourself, but we report on this in a separate post on this website. A conference is often judged based on its keynote speakers. This year they almost all spoke about digitization but from different angles of view. Interestingly, this was not just a positive story. They also mentioned less pleasant side effects, like a ...
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