2016 WILLIAM G. HUNTER AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED

The William G. Hunter Award is presented annually to encourage the creative development and application of statistical techniques to problem-solving in the quality field. Named in honor of the Statistics Division’s founding chairman, the award recognizes an individual who demonstrates Bill Hunter’s most enduring qualities of excellence in statistics as a communicator, a consultant, an…

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2016 LLOYD S. NELSON AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED

The ASQ Statistics Division is proud to announce that the Lloyd Nelson award was presented at this year’s Fall Technical Conference. The award recognizes the paper in the ASQ journal, Journal of Quality Technology (JQT), which has “the greatest immediate impact to practitioners”. As the editor of ASQ’s Industrial Quality Control, Nelson in the 1960s…

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2016 SØREN BISGAARD AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The ASQ Statistics Division is proud to announce that the Søren Bisgaard award was presented at this year’s Fall Technical Conference. The award recognizes the paper in the ASQ journal, Quality Engineering (QE), with the “greatest potential for advancing the practice of quality improvement”. Søren Bisgaard, Isenberg Professor of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst,…

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Call for Papers: 2017 Fall Technical Conference. Oct 5-6, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

We invite you to submit abstracts for presentation at the 61st Fall Technical Conference to be held on October 5-6, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA. The Fall Technical Conference has long been a forum for both statistics and quality and is co-sponsored by the American Society for Quality (Chemical and Process Industries Division and Statistics Division)…

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October 2016 Issue of the Statistics Digest Now Available!

This issue includes the following: Mini-Paper: Big Data Terminology: Key to Predictive Analytics Success by Mark E. Johnson Feature: Agile Teams: A Look at Agile Project Management Methods by L. Allison Jones-Farmer and Timothy C. Krehbiel, Columns by and Bradley Jones, Lloyd S. Nelson, Gordon Clark, Jack B. ReVelle, Laura Freeman, and Mark Johnson Read it…

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Free Statistics Division Webinar: Approaches to Missing Data–The Good, the Bad, and the Unthinkable – December 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time

Join the Statistics Division on December 1st at 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern for a webinar to be given by Karen Grace-Martin, statistical consultant, president and founder of The Analysis Factor. You’ve probably heard about many different approaches to dealing with missing data, and you’ve probably gotten different opinions about which one you should use….

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