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What is Deming Online?

Since we shared the “Why Deming, Why Now” video with you last month, many of you have been asking questions about Deming Online. We are so excited to tell you more about this new online learning center that The Deming Institute is creating. Not only will it preserve the integrity of Dr. Deming’s teachings in […]

Alan Winlow, MBE, Honored with 2019 Deming Medal

20+ members of the UK Deming Community met recently in Burnsall in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales to honor Alan Winlow, MBE, as the 2019 recipient of the Deming Medal from the American Society for Quality. Alan is the former Managing Director of Yorkshire Brick Company and Continuous Improvement Director at Marshalls, PLC. Learn more about […]

3rd Edition of The New Economics Has Been Released

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. The new edition of The New Economics includes an introduction by Kevin Cahill (the Executive Director of The W. Edwards Deming Institute® and W. Edwards Deming’s grandson). This new 3rd Edition (published 25 years after the 1st edition) also includes a new chapter […]

The Most Popular Videos on Our YouTube Channel in 2017

Guest post by John Hunter. Here are the most popular videos on The W. Edwards Deming Institute You Tube channel in the last year. Those with W. Edwards Deming in them are the most popular. The videos with the most views in the last year: W. Edwards Deming: The 14 Points: 46,000 views in 2017 (added […]

Are you a systems thinker?

Post by Bill Bellows, Deputy Director, The Deming Institute. A few decades before The Big Bang Theory introduced television audiences to fictional theoretical physicist Sheldon Cooper, with guest appearances by Stephen Hawking, astronomer Carl Sagan was one of the most well-known non-fictional US physicists.   Amongst Sagan’s research interests was the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence, including the odds […]

Haircuts and Continuous Improvement

Post by Bill Bellows, Deputy Director, The Deming Institute. On a summer weekend in 1997, I visited my office for a short time before heading home after a few errands near work.   At the time, I was a member of the company’s Continuous Improvement Team, a later version of a Total Quality Management Office.  Upon dropping in, […]