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The Deming in Education Initiative

In this Deming Institute podcast (download the podcast) Kevin Cahill and David Langford share how The Deming in Education Initiative was conceived, the impact of the Deming Philosophy on education, and where the Initiative is going in the future. The initiative first began many years ago when David joined the Deming Institute Advisory Board to […]

Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

SMED your SME journey applying Deming principles – guest post by Luciana Paulise How to build succesful business right the first time For more than 10 years now I have been helping people to develop their own Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME). As a graduate with a degree in business, at first, I helped students […]

Our 10 Most Popular Posts in 2015

The most popular post on our blog this year: Myth: If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It (2015) What’s Deming Got to Do With Agile Software Development and Kanban (2013) 2014 Deming Prize Awardees (2014) Dr. Deming Called for the Elimination of The Annual Performance Appraisal (2012) Deming and Lean: The Disparities and […]

Help Bring Joy to Learning, Joy in Life

Give by 28 December 2015 to double your gift! Joy in learning comes not so much from what is learned, but from learning. Joy on the job comes not so much from the result…but from contribution to optimization of the system in which everybody wins. – W. Edwards Deming Do you remember the joy of […]

First Annual Deming in Education Conference

Join us November 6 to 8 for the First Annual Deming in Education Conference at the Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle, Washington. See the agenda. Hear the stories of leaders who are challenging the status quo to create exceptional learning environments that preserves our children’s natural curiosity and “yearning for learning”. Learn how the systems approach […]

The W. Edwards Deming Institute 2015 Fall Conference, Sep 18-20

This year The W. Edwards Deming Institute’s conference will be held in September. The theme of the conference is Next Generation Leadership: Disruptive by Design. Join us September 18th to the 20th at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa for the 2015 annual conference. Speakers: Jim Benson, Founding Partner, Modus Cooperandi and Author of Personal […]

Find Quotes by W. Edwards Deming (Including the Source)

We have added a new web application for quotes by W. Edwards Deming. We hope this will be of use to people searching for quotes by Dr. Deming. The quotes are viewable by category, such as: leadership, managing people, systems thinking and data. We provide the source for the quotes, when we have sources. For […]

What I Learned at the 21st Annual International Deming Research Summit

Guest post by Mike Stoecklein I just returned from the 21st Annual International Deming Research Summit. I blogged about that a week ago. Here are my “top 10″ learnings from that event: 10. Executive Director of the Deming Institute, Kevin Cahill (Dr. Deming’s Grandson) shared several “ah-ha’s” including a lesson from his grandfather that we […]

W. Edwards Deming Videos On Demand

The W. Edwards Deming Institute has made The Deming Library and other videos with Dr. W. Edwards Deming available on demand via the internet. We offer 7 programs to chose from. Dr. Deming’s Four-Day Seminar (1992) This option provides access to 12 hours of Dr. Deming’s lectures and demonstrations from Dr. Deming teaching his famous […]