ASQ News – Q2 2014

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Creating a Culture of Quality Culture is the driving force of quality. Creating and sustaining a quality culture are much-discussed topics in the quality community. In this episode, we explore the ways that quality culture contributes to organizational performance. We’ll also learn what quality leaders can do to take organizational culture into their own hands. […]

Notes from Chair – Q2 2014

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ASQ Celebrates Membership in May! ASQ Vancouver Section 408 has a rich and strong history as the premier Association for Quality Professionals in British Columbia and we are excited to be hosting the 25th Anniversary Celebration on May 29th. 25 years ago, Vancouver became its own Section and began charting a course to provide consistent […]

Process Validation & Risk Management for Large Scale & Complex Projects- Deep Dives and Tiger Teams

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By Matt Lovett – Process Engineering Manager, Supply Chain, Canada Post Corporation – Pacific. Question: How does a team responsible for the processes of a new highly-automated 700,000sq-ft plant mitigate risk and validate designs? The answer is not simple, as anyone who has been involved in large complex projects has likely experienced. Successful outcomes require […]

CMQ-OE preparation

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By Natella Isazada Several months ago I was searching for anyone who was in process of preparation for CMQ/OE examination or had recently taken it. I was eager to learn about their first-hand experiences with the exam itself and the preparation. Having found no one at our local ASQ chapter I turned to the online […]

ASQ News – Q1 2014

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Careers in Quality Whether you are new to quality or a veteran, there are skills to cultivate and tools to use. The latest episode of ASQ™ TV offers: insights from the Quality Progress Career Corner’s columnist tips about the ASQ Career Center results from the 27th Salary Survey. Click here to watch > ISO 9001 […]

2nd Annual ASQ Student Night a big success!

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On Nov 7, ASQ Vancouver, in partnership with Staples Advantage, hosted the 2nd Annual ASQ Student Night! The event involved 20 students from the Operations Management school of BCIT coming together at Staples Advantage to learn about a particular quality tool then put it into action. There was lots of pizza and prizes, including an […]

ASQ News – Q4 2013

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2014 Lean and Six Sigma Conference—Sustaining Results Through a Culture of Quality The 2014 Lean and Six Sigma Conference, held in Phoenix, AZ on February 24 – 25, 2014, offers a special opportunity for you to get your lean and Six Sigma certifications on site before you attend the conference. Don’t miss this chance to establish […]

“Some Home Truth Remedies” for SW Project Managers – Creating a recipe for Success

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by Santosh Mishra Introduction The IT world today has become highly competitive – what with more players entering the market, the biggies lowering their rates, the BPO phenomenon, outsourcing cry…, brighter students joining the IT bandwagon, too much stress, high attrition rate, statistics staring on the face that 1/3rd of projects end up with > 135% […]

Canada Post Moves Forward With New Vancouver Processing Facility

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Canada Post has selected Bird Design-Build Construction Inc. to design and build its new processing facility at the Vancouver International Airport in the City of Richmond, British Columbia. Bird Design-Build Construction Inc. was chosen by Canada Post following a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. A long-term land lease has been secured with the Vancouver […]