ASQ Edmonton 2013


2013 Events

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March Dinner Meeting

Ben Habing
IT Risk Management

Ben gave us some food for thought when managing IT related risks.

Ben is a veteran of the dot-com bust and after climbing the inner sanctums of IT; he made the jump over to quality and governance. This has given Ben, one of the unique perspectives of being able to talk the tech-talk and understand the need for adoption of service quality and governance in the sometimes-unhallowed walls of the IT department.

He currently works as a Manager of Technical Process for Haemonetics Software Solutions.

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May Dinner Meeting

Roxane Fast
The Art of BS...Balancing Stakeholders

Roxane is a local expert with a wealth of knowledge and provided a good overview of balancing stakeholders. It's all about communications and managing expectations.

Roxane Fast is a CMA, PMP, and Registered
PRINCE2 Practitioner. She has a unique blend of expertiseincluding project management, financial management and business analysis holding these designations as well as being a member of the International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA). She is an experienced project/ program manager of large scale business improvement and software development initiatives.

OCTOBER Dinner Meeting

Bruce Ennis

Bruce spoke to us about his passion for Lean and his successful implementations of it.

Bruce is a practicing lean trainer and professional for business improvements. Bruce will focus on Building & Sustaining a Culture of Lean. Bruce Ennis is the owner and founder of BE Quality Inc, a process improvement business founded in 2011. Bruce has 25 years experience in the field of quality and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

November Dinner Meeting

Allan Wilson & Kim Belland
Quality  Jeopardy Night

Local favourite fun night of learning. Provide the right question and win a prize. Lots of friendly competition eventhough some of the questions were Enbridge-centric.

Allan (Past Section Chair) and Kim (Member at Large) ran the night of gaming and judged the responses.  Allan works for Enbridge and Kim worked for London Drugs at the time and currently works at NAIT.