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ASQ 509 General Membership Meeting  

Mykonos Grill
121 Congressional Lane
Rockville, Maryland  20852

Mykonos Grill

Nov 21, 2013    6:00 pm - 9:15 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

ASQ Section 509
Washington, DC and Maryland Metro
"What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger:
My Top 10 Process Improvement Lessons Learned"
Bill Smith
CEO, Leading Edge Process Consultants
Thursday, November 21, 2013
At the 
Mykonos Grill
Rockville, Maryland
Registration & Networking:  6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m
General Announcements and Introductions:  7:45 p.m.
Introductions and Opportunities to connect
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Program:  8:00 p.m.
Adjourn 9:15 p.m.
The cost is $25 for members and students or $35 for non-members.
Registration: Please register here or by contacting Programs Chair Heather Reis (). You may attend the presentation without charge (no dinner).
Speaker Biography: Bill Smith
Bill Smith is President and CEO of Leading Edge Process Consultants, a small CMMI Institute Partner in Vienna, Virginia. Bill has 28 years of experience in the engineering and management of software intensive systems, and is one of the country�s best-known and most highly regarded CMMI advocates. Bill has an M.S. in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University. Bill has been involved in several process improvement successes -- and failures! -- since the early 1990's. To touch base with Bill, please visit his website, www.CMMItraining.com .
Presentation Overview: Top Ten Process Improvements Lessons Learned

Regardless of what model, standard, or framework is guiding your process improvement you're implementing, there's no substitute for practical experience.  In this talk, Bill distills his experience into the top 10 process improvement lessons he's learned in the past few decades. Presented in an engaging countdown-style format, each lesson is accompanied by an entertaining yet relevant real-life story.