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May Dinner – (05/14/2014)

Come enjoy a mid-year networking and social event with your fellow ASQ professionals.   http://www.texaslandandcattle.com/ Location: TEXAS LAND & CATTLE 6007 North IH 35 / AUSTIN, TX 78723 1-290 & Hwy 35, next to Embassy Suites Ph: 512 / 451-6555    google map | yahoo map Schedule:     5:00 – 6:00  Meet and Network   6:00 – 7:30  Dinner […]

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April Meeting – (04/09/2014)

Speaker:  William W. Scherkenbach Topic: Why has Quality been so Difficult? Overview: After the great and informative panel discussion on “Why is Developing Quality Software so Hard?” for ASQ Austin’s March meeting, Bill was inspired to share his perspective on several points that were raised: The role of culture Top down quality Fail Fast Fear […]

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March Tour & Panel Discussion – (03/12/2014)

TOPIC: Why is Developing Quality Software so Hard? TOUR & PANEL DISCUSSION: On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, the Austin Section of ASQ (American Society for Quality) will host a panel discussion where software and quality experts share ideas and explore the confusing, and often dangerous, intersection of software development and quality assurance. We will explore […]

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December Holiday Dinner – (12/11/2013)

Estância Churrascaria  Come enjoy the holiday season and network with your fellow ASQ professionals. We encourage you to bring a significant other, etc. (spouse, co-worker, boss, previous boss, the boss you would like to have….) Experience Austin’s first authentic Brazilian Steakhouse, Estância Churrascaria. Sample the flavors of Southern Brazil and enjoy truly exceptional service for an unforgettable […]

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February Meeting – (02/13/2013)

   Speaker:  Robert “Jobby” Johnson Topic:  Integrated Rolling Wave Approach to Lean Six Sigma Slide Show: ASQ Section 1414 – Johnson_Integrated_Rolling Wave (Feb. 2013) Overview: The purpose of this presentation is a case study on the use of the Integrated Rolling Wave (IRW) approach to Lean Six Sigma.  The nine month contract started with the Master Black […]

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September Meeting (09/12/2012)

Speaker: Adonica Benesh, RHIA, CPHQ, RN, MSN Quality Manager, St. David’s Medical Center Topic: Eliminating Defects … Improves Processes … Reduces Infections In 1998, the Instituteof Medicinepublished its findings that almost 100,000 patients per year die in American hospitals due to medical errors.  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This has […]

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2012-04-11 Meeting: “The Leander Way”

Wednesday – April 11. 2012 LOCATION: Austin Community College (ACC) Highland Business Center (HBC) AGENDA: 6:00 – 6:30 PM  –  Networking Time 6:30 – 7:30 PM  –  Main Speaker Presentation 7:30 – 7:45 PM  –  Announcements 7:45 – 8:00 PM  –  Door Prizes TOPIC:  The Leander Way Please join us to hear how Leander Schools […]

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2011 March Meeting – Plant Tour: Applied Materials

Wednesday – March 9, 2011. (at Applied Materials) Plant Tour:  Applied Materials – Registration is now closed for this meeting! 5:30 – 6:00 pm – Bldg 32 cafeteria Pizza and check-in time Tour rules, safety, security and bathroom info 6:00 – 6:30 pm – Welcome to Applied Materials – Executive Pitch B32 cafeteria 6:30 – […]

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Meeting: “Evolution of Patient Safety & Quality in Healthcare”

Title: Meeting: “Evolution of Patient Safety & Quality in Healthcare”Location: Marie Callender’sDescription: Ms. VanZyl’s talk shall touch on the following topics: – Application of industrial models of total quality management to healthcare (Juran, Deming) – Evolution from TQM to CQI to Lean Six Sigma to Toyota Production System – – are they really all that […]

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Feburary 2011: Gail VanZyl Scott & White

Wednesday – February 9, 2011 Topic: “Evolution of Patient Safety & Quality in Healthcare” Location: Marie Callender’s 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Networking Time 6:30 – 6:45 pm – Announcements 6:45 – 7:45 pm – Speaker 7:45 – 8:00 pm – Door Prizes Speaker: Gail VanZyl from Scott & White Healthcare Gail VanZyl, RN, CHRM, […]

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