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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB As is customary for me in the June newsletter, I would like to thank you, the reader, for taking the time to read this newsletter. I do hope that the effort that goes into putting it together by myself and others shows, …

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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB How things change. If you had asked me in April 2020 if it would be possible to have an evening of Pecha Kucha presentations done virtually, I would have said “Nah, it won’t work, and it certainly would not be the same …

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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB My days have been pretty busy for the past number of weeks, so you will forgive me if I have not taken any QUALITY time to think about what to write about here this month. Did you happen to watch the QUALITY …

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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB In all the years that I have been the Newsletter Editor for the ASQ Montreal Chapter, I don’t think I have ever discussed or reviewed a movie that I have seen. Well, I don’t plan on giving you a review or even …

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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB It has been a while since I gave you all a meme. So here is one I created using a picture that I took during a vacation in Antigua in 2012. Share to your heart’s content . . . and always be …

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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB Both during and since the holidays, I came across a few examples of Risk Management, and not in a work related Quality context. More so in an “everyday dealing with our current world situation” context. With the most recent revisions of ISO …

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  • The Editor’s Corner | Mot de l’éditeur
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, Quality Management Professional, CSSGB As is customary for the final Newsletter issue of a calendar year, I would like to take up this space by wishing all our readers and ASQ Montreal Section members the safest and happiest of holiday seasons. I sincerely hope this coming …

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  • The Editor’s Corner
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, CSSGB This past August, I decided to resurrect a tradition that my father and I used to do every year when I was younger: go see professional tennis at the (now named) IGA Stadium in Montreal. Every year on the professional tennis circuit, both Montreal and …

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  • The Editor’s Corner
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, CSSGB In June 2021, I published my 100th newsletter for the ASQ Montreal Section (the English section when I first started, now the bilingual English/French section). Never did I think I would reach a triple digit milestone such as this. When I took over the role …

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  • The Editor’s Corner
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, CSSGB Before I wish you a happy and safe summer, as I normally do in the June newsletter, something interesting to touch on: This newsletter marks the 100th of said publications that I have written, edited, assembled, reviewed, stressed over, cursed at, and just plain enjoyed …

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  • The Editor’s Corner
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, CSSGB A positive update on my Editor’s Corner article from February 2021. If you recall, I had 2 good friends of mine, both of whom work in the Quality field, lose their jobs. The positive is that as of this month, both have started new, permanent …

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  • The Editor’s Corner
    By Michael Bournazian, Eng., Newsletter Editor, ASQ Senior Member, CSSGB If you are a member of ASQ, then certainly you receive the monthly ASQ magazine “Quality Progress”. And if you read closely the April 2021 issue, then surely you realized that a few of our ASQ Montreal committee members were part of a group of …

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