Guest post by John Hunter. Jet-Hot‘s story provides an example of applying Deming’s work to transform a real enterprise. Gordon McGilton and Dennis Sergent share evidence from their experience that will help others transform their enterprises by focusing on their system and aim. Jet-Hot was undergoing bankruptcy, with all the problems that entails. They used […]
Guest post by John Hunter. This video shows Poorani Jeyaseker’s presentation, The Role of W. Edwards Deming in Today’s IT, at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar. Poorani explains how the management system drives behavior that is not useful to the organization. The business team asks for estimates for software development. Those estimates are treated as […]
In his presentation at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar Joseph Schneider discusses his efforts to apply Deming’s ideas within Siemens. Joseph talks about how they worked to use Deming’s ideas even though much of the management system was not within their control (so they had to accept the system had aspects that fight against creating […]
Guest post by John Hunter Jim Benson’s presentation at our 2015 International Deming Research Seminar explored how to manage the workload better to improve results. We want to help people become happy so that they will build better products. We fundamentally believe that happy people do exactly that. Companies that understand this important idea have […]
In 2015 the annual International Deming Research Seminar moved to Georgetown University in Washington DC from the long time home at Fordham University in New York City. A previous post provides 10 lessons Mike Stoecklein learned at the seminar. This post provides a glimpse of the seminar through photos taken by Judy Cahill. I like […]
The 21st Annual International Deming Research Seminar will be held in Washington DC, 23 and 24 March 2015. The first 20 seminars were held at Fordham University in New York City, before the move to Georgetown University for 2015. The W. Edwards Deming Institute is seeking research papers from diverse perspectives, businesses, organizations and industries […]
This paper discusses the Healthcare Value Network’s Shingo-based assessment process (which has Deming-based principles) and provides examples of application from some of the Healthcare Value Network member organizations.