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2016 W. Edwards Deming Institute Annual Conference, 16 to 18 September 2016

2016 Deming Institute Annual Conference September 16 – 18, 2016 Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan Find more information and the registration form. This webcast is a clip from Ian Bradbury’s presentation at a previous annual conference. Facilitators Eric Budd, Improvement Coordinator at Peaker Services Dennis Sergent, President & Principal Consultant – Sergent Results Group […]

The W. Edwards Deming Institute 2016 Fall Conference, Sep 16-18

2016 Deming Institute Annual Conference September 16 – 18, 2016 Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan Find more information and the registration form. Facilitators Eric Budd, Improvement Coordinator at Peaker Services Dennis Sergent, President & Principal Consultant – Sergent Results Group Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry, Founding Partners – Modus Cooperandi and Co-Authors of […]

Getting an Early Appreciation for Deming’s Ideas

Dr. Ravi Roy is the inaugural W. Edwards Deming Fellow with The W. Edwards Deming Institute. He also serves as Director of the Public Administration program at Southern Utah University. We received this adorable photo from proud papa Ravi Roy of his older daughter Nicole, reading The New Economics to her younger sister, Yianna. Little […]

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 […]