Professional Development Meeting – 2019 September

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Come join us for the first Professional Development Meeting after the summer break.

!!! Please make note of our New Meeting Location at Richardson Civic Center !!!

Presentation:

Toyota Flow System & Multi Team Systems

Come hear about the future of lean product development by a peer reviewed international experts in the field,  Dr. John Turner from the University of North Texas at Denton Department of Learning Technologies.  Dr. Turner will provide a highly engaging look at the Toyota Flow System that he co-created.  Learn about Multi Team Systems in the modern work place.  Come hear about key research conducted in conjunction with Toyota Connected (Toyota Motor Corp) based in Plano. The whole area of team agility improvement is key to success in today’s environment.  We look forward to seeing you.  Bring your questions and insights.

Speaker:

John R. Turner, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas for the Department of Learning Technologies in the College of Information. He currently serves as the Editor–in–Chief for Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ) Journal. His research interests are in team science, team cognition, leadership, performance improvement, knowledge management, theory building, complexity theory, multilevel models, and meta-analysis techniques. He is the co-creator of The Toyota Flow System and the co-author of the book ‘The Toyota Flow System’ and has published articles in Advances in Developing Human Resources; Human Resource Development Review; European Journal of Training & Development; International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, & Society; Journal of Information and Knowledge Management; Journal of Manufacturing Technology & Management; Journal of Knowledge Management; Performance Improvement; and Performance Improvement Quarterly.


Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 25th September 2019
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Dinner Price: $25.00

Meeting Location:
Richardson Civic Center
411 W Arapaho Rd Ste 102, Richardson, TX 75080

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Professional Development Meeting – 2019 March

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Tutorial:

Mentoring Program

The tutorial will describe the ASQ Dallas Section 1402 Mentoring Program and how it relates to organizational knowledge.

  • Educates the Mentee about section offerings
  • Provides members with value to reinforce and maintain section membership
  • Provide mentor services to members
  • Opportunity for mutual sharing
  • Communicates Organizational Knowledge
  • Recertification Unit for Mentors

Speaker:

John W. Jennings III (ASQ Fellow)

John has thirty-eight years of experience in manufacturing as a Quality Technician, QA Engineer, Reliability Engineer, QMS Auditor, QA Manager, Quality System Manager and Director of Performance Excellence.  He graduated from UTD (University Of Texas at Dallas) with a BSEE in Telecommunications and a MSES in Engineering Sciences from UTD in Electronic Manufacturing. He has taught refresher classes for the Dallas/Fort Worth ASQ Section for CMQ/OE, CQT, CQIA, CQI, and CQE.  He has served as senior examiner for the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, a member of the Board of Governors for Quality Texas, and has served as a member of the board of examiners for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award.

John is an ASQ Fellow, the past-chair of the ASQ Dallas Section 1402, past Region 14 ASQ Statistics Division Councilor and past Awards Chair for the Inspection Division. He currently holds ASQ certifications as CQE, CRE, CSQE, CQA, CBA, CMI, CQT, CMQ/OE, CSSGB, and CSSBB. He is an Exemplar Global Certified ISO 9001:2015 QMS Lead Auditor and is certified by NARTE (The National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers, Inc.) as an ESDC (ESD Control) Engineer. He is currently the Mentor Chair for the Dallas ASQ Section 1402 and the Program Chair for the DFW Audit Special Interest Group. He is currently the Quality Assurance Manager for Bowhead Manufacturing Technologies, LLC-Plano Texas, where he was instrumentals in their certification to AS9100:2016. and


Come join us for the first in a three part series focusing on Quality 4.0 The future of Quality. As we prepare to co-host the 2019 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Fort Worth in May, let’s discover the future of Quality.

Presentation:

Multi Team Systems

Dr. Baker and Dr. Turner will discuss a scientific paper they co-authored regarding Multi Team Systems along with Toyota Connected of Toyota Motor Corporation. This has now been published in a scientific peered reviewed journal, The Journal Of Technology Management. They will discuss utilizing Multi Team Systems to improve Agility in Lean Product Development at Scale.  Its a subject that they have presented on internationally. This will extend our conversation of Scrum and related work processes that we started at the February Professional Development meeting.

Speakers:

Dr. Rose Baker and Dr. John Turner are assistant professors in the College of Information, Department of Learning Technologies at the University of North Texas in Denton.  Their research interests are in adult education,work place learning and performance, teams, team cognition, knowledge management, performance improvement, leadership, theory building, multilevel models, and meta-analysis techniques. Publications include articles in Advances in Developing Human Resources, Performance Improvement Quarterly, Performance Improvement, Journal of Knowledge Management, and International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, & Society.


Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 28th March 2019
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Dinner Price: $25.00

Meeting Location:
Ten50 BBQ
1050 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080

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Professional Development Meeting – 2019 February 28th

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Come join us for the first in a three part series focusing on Quality 4.0 The future of Quality. As we prepare to co-host the 2019 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Fort Worth in May, let’s discover the future of Quality.

Presentation:

Scrum 101

Let’s learn about Software Quality through a basic introduction to the Agile Scrum process: Scrum 101. Linda Westfall of The Westfall Team will describe the duties of the three major Scrum roles of Product Owner, Scrum Development Team and Scrum Master. It will also discuss the basic steps in the Scrum process including the:

  • Scrum Planning Meeting
  • Sprint (Iteration) and Scrum Meeting (Daily Stand-Up)
  • Sprint Demonstration
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Product Backlog Refinement Meeting

Speaker:

Linda Westfall is the President of The Westfall Team and one of their lead consultants/trainers. Her specialties include Software Quality Engineering, Metrics, Project & Risk Management, Requirements Engineering & Management, Peer Reviews, Testing, and Process Definition & Improvement.

Prior to starting her own business, Linda was the Senior Manager of Quality Metrics and Analysis at DSC Communications. Linda has more than forty years of experience in real time software engineering, quality, project and risk management, agile and metrics. She has worked as a Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Software Process Engineer and Manager of Production Software.

Very active professionally, Linda Westfall is an ASQ Fellow and a past Chair of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Software Division. She has also served as the Software Division’s Program Chair, Certification Chair and Newsletter Chair, and on the ASQ National Certification Board. Linda was a significant contributor to the 3rd and 4th Editions of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide and worked on the exam development committee for the Professional Engineer (PE) license for Software Engineering. Linda is a:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Software Engineering in the state of Texas.
  • ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE), Certified Manager or Quality Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and Certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA).
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Certified Scrum Master and Certified Product Owner from the Scrum Alliance
  • Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (SPO/PM) and SAFe Advanced Scrum Master from Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt from Villanova University
  • Certified Tester from the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)

She has her MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas and BS in Mathematics from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Linda is the author of The Certified Software Quality Engineer Handbook, 2nd Edition published by ASQ Quality Press.
Linda can be contacted at lwestfall@westfallteam.com.


Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 28th February 2019
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Dinner Price: $25.00

Meeting Location:
Ten50 BBQ
1050 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080

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Update!

Presentation Slides: Scrum 101 – Linda Westfall