ASQ Granite State Section 0104
ASQ Granite State Section 0104

Past Meeting Presentations


Understanding Attribute Acceptance Sampling
27 Mar 2024
presented by Dan O'Leary
Acceptance Sampling - Marketing.pdf
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Understanding Attribute Acceptance Sampling
27 Mar 2024
presented by Dan O'Leary
Acceptance Sampling by Attributes.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [595.0 KB]
Which is Job #1: Quality or Cybersecurity?
24 Feb 2024
presented by Donald Borsay
Which is Job 1: Quality or Cybersecurity[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]


ASQ Leadership and the 3S of Organizational Change
15 Nov 2023
presented by John Perigaut,
ASQ Leadership and the 3S of Organizatio[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [362.8 KB]


QRQC Quick Response Quality Control
07 Dec 2022
presented by Sébastien Marin, Safran Aerospace
QRQC Quick Response Quality Control Live[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [384.0 KB]


Diversity - Good or Bad for Organizations
05 Feb 2020
presented by James McKim, Organization Ignition
Diversity - Good or Bad for Organization[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.3 MB]


Industry 4.0 Road Map for Data and Analytics
26 April 2018 Presentation
Industry 4.0 Road Map for Data and Analy[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.2 MB]


Costly Controversial ESD Myths
04 May 2018
presented by Ted Dangelmayer
Costly Controversial ESD Myths Ted Dange[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.3 MB]
Quality in the Classroom
19 April 2018
presented by Kurt Douglas
Quality in the Classroom Kurt Douglas 20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.3 MB]
Laboratory Accreditation for Testing Labs
07 March 2018
presented by Tom Doggart, PE
ASQ Tom Doggart present 201803.pdf
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Unconscious Bias - What we don't know we don't know.
17 May 2017
presented by Suzanne Murphy, Founder: Performance Through Leadership
Biases. It's an uncomfortable topic. We all have them, but we don't want to believe that they're impacting the decision we make, the way we see the world and the way we interact with others.

Researchers estimate that there are nearly 150 unconscious biases that may be influencing us at any moment: confirmation bias, group think, affirmation bias, the "halo effect", etc. The key to managing them is understanding how the brain works so you can rely on those biases that are helping you and intercept those that are not.

In this segment, we'll learn about how the brain works and why it creates biases, how certain biases impact decision, and tips for how to mitigate them.
ASQ Unconscious Bias 17May17.pdf
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Quality System Software Validation in the Medical Device Industry
18 April 2017
presented by Chuck Offutt
The US Food and Drug Administration’s Quality System Regulation (Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 Part 820) uses the terms verification and validation (V&V) in several sections. V&V are required as part of designing and developing a medical device, as part of implementing a manufacturing production process or an automated system, as part of ensuring the appropriateness of a design, production or other process change, and as part of ensuring that a corrective or preventive action is effective and does not adversely impact product.

While the concept of validating software used in a medical device or software that is a medical device seems intuitive, this presentation will discuss the importance of validation of the computer software used to auto
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Causal Loop Diagrams in Quality
12 January 2017
The Causal Loop Diagram (CLD) is a powerful tool that can enhance the effectiveness of other Quality tools such as Process Flowcharts and Process FMEA’s, particularly in complex processes. In this presentation, we will discuss the Systems Thinking concepts underlying CLD and will offer guidelines for the use of the tool. We will review CLD Archetypes as they represent Quality and Organizational issues. And, we will apply CLD to real world examples of complex quality and business issues to illustrate its power in identifying leverage points to target when developing effective, long-term solutions. Finally we will examine how to combine CLD’s with standard Quality Tools to enhance our understanding of the dynamic behavior of the processes within our areas of concern.
Causal Loop Diagrams in Quality - 201701[...]
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Muda in Our Midst
15 November 2016
presented by: Kurt Stuke
Within the Lean world, the identification of waste (or “muda”) is the first step toward process improvement. Through the identification of both the type of waste and the source of waste, streamlining and optimization becomes possible.
Within this interactive session, instead of using a hypothetical scenario or a remote case-study, we will use the issue of decreased chapter engagement as our focus.
Employing the acronym of “DOWNTIME” to help us frame the individual types of waste, we will examine the many types of waste acting as barriers to member engagement in our chapter.
Muda in Our Midst.pdf
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A Serious (and not so Serious) look at Statistical Terms
12 October 2016
This presentation will act as a review of basic and advanced terminology used in statistics. For those new to statistics, this presentation would serve as an introduction to the terminology used. For individuals who have been in the field for some time, the presentation would act as a refresher. The “not so serious “ part will keep the presentation light hearted.
Review of Statistical Terms.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.0 MB]
TRIZ - Technology for Innovation
14 September 2016
The presentation will include the history of TRIZ and the amazing contribution of Genrick Altshuller to expediting innovation and creativity. TRIZ is a problem-solving, analysis and forecasting tool derived from the study of patterns of invention in the global patent literature. The primary discussion will be exploring the 8 lines of Evolutions that dictate how systems can develop in predictable ways.
ASQ -TRIZ Presentation_Final_1 hour.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [4.9 MB]
ASQ Re-certification - Recent Changes
Jun 2016
ASQ has recently instituted an online Recertification Journal. You can now log in your points as you earn them over the three year period. Come see how this new option works and also learn more about certifications in general - which are lifetime and which are not, how to synchronize certifications if you have more than one, and pitfalls to watch out for when submitting your journal for approval.
2016 June Recertification Complete.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [2.2 MB]
Six Sigma in Six Minutes
presented by Dan Zwillinger
17 May 2016
A new teaching paradigm called "6 Sigma in 6 Minutes" provides an efficient method to increase exposure to 6s tools. Each 6in6 presentation gives a six minute, 2 slide, overview of a 6s tool. Originally developed at Raytheon, many 6in6 presentations have been created. They are used to acquaint employees with 6s tools in different settings, including project kick-offs and regularly scheduled meetings. They are well received since they deliver exposure without a large time commitment.
Adobe Acrobat document [2.3 MB]
The Professional Career – A Manageable Process
presented by Andy Moysenko
11 Feb 2016
As Professionals, we are all keenly aware of the importance of viewing busi-ness activities from a process-oriented perspective. However, process doesn’t end at the factory floor. The growth of our careers is also a process, and our success and satisfaction is dependent on how we manage that pro-cess.
The Professional Career - 20160211 - Sub[...]
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5 Steps to Improving Personal and Team Performance
As human beings we tend to fall in a rut and continue to do the same things in the same way over and over, and as a result we remain where we are. As professionals, we focus on carrying out day-to-day activities, serving clients or doing what we are told to do and our success and impact are limited. Your talents, skills and educational background and job description are not enough for success and growth.
If you are not achieving the results you want as an individual or as a team, there are some things you need to consider to help you increase your effectiveness and maximize your growth. To achieve extraordinary results you need to bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be.
5 Steps to Improving Personal and Team P[...]
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presented by by: James (Jim) Shore, ASQ Region One Director
Process improvements are needed but always difficult to make the change. Quality professionals can create great solutions but the challenge to have them sustainable. This presentation will cover how to use some of the basic Quality tools to create simple solutions that can be sustainable
Process Improvements - Granite State.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.8 MB]


Data Integrity - Why is this a Hot Topic Now?
presented by Theresa A. McCarthy, Audit Inspection Readiness and Compliance Effectiveness Manager

Recently published regulatory guidance documents have been published, the FDA has issued multiple warning letters and a firm was recently cited for not having a plan in place to ensure quality management processes are in compliance with data integrity requirements. 

Have you has this discussion with your Product Inspectors, Process Owners, Internal Audit Team, Governance Bodies and Management Review Teams? Theresa will present a summary of the challenges being noted by agencies.



Costly Controversial ESD Myths
Mar 2015
Costly Controversial Myths 2014-11-06.p[...]
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Unique Device Identification (UDI)
Jan 2015
UDI Ruling from the Point of View of the Quality Professional
UDI - GS - Jan 2015.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [640.7 KB]


ASQ Monadnock Lean Journey Pillsbury & Gullage [Nov 2014]
ASQ Monadnock Lean Journey Pillsbury Gu[...]
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ASQ Design Control & DOE Aunio [May 2014]
ASQ Design Control DOE Aunio 20140521.p[...]
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ASQ Audit Planning How Much is Enough T McCarthy [Apr 2014]
ASQ Audit Planning How Much is Enough T [...]
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ASQ Sugar and Your Quality of Life Reese & Kulig [Mar 2014]
ASQ Sugar and Your Quality of Life D Ree[...]
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Moving Quality Stuke [Jan 2014]
Moving Quality Stuke 20140122.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]


BAE Electronic Systems [Oct 2013]
BAE Systems ES overview 20131024.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.7 MB]
Competency Training Awareness [Sep 2013]
Competence Training Awareness O'Leary 2[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [244.2 KB]
Lean at Concord Hospital [May 2013]
Concord Hospital Lean 20130521.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.5 MB]
Process Mapping Wallner [Apr 2013]
Wallner Process Mapping 20130417.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
Exercises in Team Building II [Mar 2013]
Exercises in Team Building II Meagher 20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [424.7 KB]
Agile v Waterfall Project Management - A Smackdown [Feb 2013]
ASQ Agile v Waterfall.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]
ASQ Activity-based Training Exercises [Jan 2013]
ASQ Activity-based Training Exercises.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [469.9 KB]


ASQ Certification Presentation [Nov 2012]
ASQ Certification Presentation 20121115.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [167.8 KB]
NHBB Workforce Developemnt - Closing the Gap [Oct 2012]
NHBB Workforce Development - Closing the[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.3 MB]
ASQ Supply Chain Quality Management [Sep 2012]
ASQ Supply Chain Quality Management 2012[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [5.7 MB]
MSA - an alternative method for estimating tolerance [Apr 2012]
ASQ MSA an alternative method for estima[...]
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Steal Shamelessly - Adapting the Best Practices of Baldrige Recipients [Mar 2012]
Baldrige Steal Shamelessly - Adapting th[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.5 MB]
Pharmaceutical Quality System - Bringing cGMP into the 21st century [Feb 2012]
Pharmaceutical Quality System ASQ Granit[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [389.3 KB]
Project Scheduling with Liquid Planner [Jan 2012]
ASQ LiquidPlanner L Sieverts 20120125.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [2.4 MB]


Management Review [Sep 2011]
Management Review Presentation - ASQ Gra[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]
Grappone Collision Center's Lean Journey [May 2011]
Grappone Collision Center's Lean Journey[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [5.7 MB]
Liquid Planner [Apr 2011]
ASQ LiquidPlanner L Sieverts 20110421.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]
Visual Six Sigma [Mar 2011]
Visual Six Sigma P Ramsey 20110324.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [756.8 KB]
Acceptance Sampling [Feb 2011]
Acceptance Sampling D OLeary 20110216.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]
Working Together for Quality [Jan 2011]
Working Together for Quality 20110118.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [504.5 KB]


Millipore's 5S Presentation [Nov 2010]
Millipore ASQ Dinner Presentation 2010.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [4.7 MB]
omniPoint QMS and uniPoint Presentation [Sep 2010]
New file download
Work Breakdown Structure and Skinny Vision [May 2010]
Work Breakdown Structure 20100520.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.8 MB]
AS9100C Presentation [Apr 2010]
AS9100C ASQ Master Present 20100413.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [216.1 KB]
Berntsen Lean Presentation [Mar 2010]
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Visual Six Sigma [Feb 2010]
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Grappone Collision Center Lean Conversion [Dec 2009]
Grappone Collision Center Lean Conversio[...]
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After the Audit ... What's Next? [Nov 2009]
After the Audit What's Next NH 20091118.[...]
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Malcolm Baldige Criteria for Performance Excellence [Oct 2009]
The Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Perfor[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [355.0 KB]
GSQC Baldrige Presentation [Sep 2009]
GSQC ASQ Presentation 200909.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]
How Stuff Really Works [May 2009]
How Stuff Really Works.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [48.2 KB]
Process Capability [Jan 2009]
Process_Capability_ASQ_rev1 20090120.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [716.8 KB]


The Seven-Step Problem Solving Method [Feb 2008]
The Seven-Step Problem Solving Method 20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [94.2 KB]
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