Dubai Quality Group
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November 2016

 

 

LAUNCH OF UAE INNOVATION AWARD

 

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum with Fatma Buti Al Mheiri ( DQG Chairman), Dr Kasim Kanakri (Award Technical Advisor) & Salman Viralipurath (DQG DMD)

 

Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, a new award was launched by Dubai Quality Group (DQG) on 23rd November 2016 to recognise UAE private sector organisations that have developed innovative practices.

 

Press Conference announcing launch of the Award. From Left to Right: Salman Viralipurath (DQG DMD), Ahmed Al Mulla (DQG Vice Chairman), Fatma Buti Al Mheiri ( DQG Chairman) & Dr Kasim Kanakri (Award Technical Advisor) 

 

The first cycle of the award is inviting submissions from both DQG members and non-members from 15 different industries in the private sector, such as... Read More

 

Fatma Al Mheiri (DQG Chairman) speaks about the UAE Innovation Award in Rouh Al Etihad, Emarat Channel, Abu Dhabi TV 

 

 

EMIRATI INNOVATION AWARDED AT THE 5TH CYCLE OF UAE IDEAS CONFERENCE

 

 
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group and Honorary Patron of Dubai Quality Group, the 5th UAE Ideas Conference & Award was held on 7th November 2016 in Four Seasons Resort Dubai... Read More

 

Winners of the 5th UAE Ideas Award 2016

  • Innovation in promoting Arabic language – General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai
  • Innovation in promoting National Identity – Dubai Municipality
  • Innovation in promoting, encouraging and empowerment of UAE citizens – Abu Dhabi Police
  • Promoting marketing and representation of UAE abroad – Dubai Police
  • Promoting voluntary and humanitarian work – Dubai Police
  • Promoting e-Government – Emirates Transport
  • Promoting environmental work. (Eco Applications) – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa)
  • Promoting business – Ajman Free Zone
  • Media coverage of a national initiative – The National Archives
  • Promoting Emirati inventors (Young Inventor and Overall Inventor) – Dubai Custom

The Main Sponsors of the event were Emirates Global Aluminum Dubai Customs, and Gold Sponsors Dubai Municipality & Emirates Transport.

 

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8TH CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT & INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM

 

 

Dubai Quality Group organized the 8th Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium 2016 on 23rd November 2016 at Le Meridien Dubai to celebrate World Quality Month & UAE Innovation Week.

 

The event featured talks and case study presentations in Kaizen, Innovation, Lean Six Sigma & Best Practice Management, and concluded by announcing the Winners of the Case Study Competition:

  • Kaizen Cateogry: Emirates Global Aluminium
  • Innovation Cateogry: Dubai Police HQ
  • Lean Six Sigma Cateogry: Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) LLC
  • Best Practice Cateogry: John Crane Middle East FZE

The event was sponsored by Emirates Global Aluminium & Ducab as Gold Sponsors and ENOC as Silver Sponsor.

 

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THE MAIN ACTOR IN THE 'INNOVATION' BLOCKBUSTER - PLAYING AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

 

- submitted by Sallyann Della Casa (Lead Tree Shaker, Growing Leaders Foundation)
 

Ever heard of the Devil’s Advocate role? It generally means “a person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of the opposing arguments.”

 

Many organizations, to foster creative thinking (which results in innovative doing) rotate the role of Devil’s Advocate... Read More

 

 

NEW MEMBERS WITH  DUBAI QUALITY GROUP!

 

Ajman Free Zone appreciated as Investor Partner

From Left to Right: Fatma Gouarab (Customer Relations Manager, DQG), Unnikrishnan (Finance Director, DQG), Ahmed Almulla (Vice Chairman, DQG), HE Mahmood AlHashemi (Director General, AFZ), Abdulla Waheedi (AFZ) & Mithaa Saif (Head of Quality Section, Strategy & Business Development Department, AFZ)

 

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GLOBAL STATE OF QUALITY – DISCOVERIES 2016
 
 

As a part of its World Quality Month celebration, DQG organized the seminar, 'Global State of Quality – Discoveries 2016' with speaker Sunil Thawani, exclusively for its members, on 15th November 2016 at Emarat Atrium Dubai.

 

Key findings from the research report on Global State of Quality by American Society for Quality (ASQ) & American Productivity & Quality Centre (APQC) were discussed at the seminar.

 

 

45TH UAE NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATION

 

 

Dubai Quality Group & Emarat Atrium jointly hosted the UAE National Day celebration at Emarat Atrium Dubai yesterday.

 

We look upto the Leaders of the Nation, Salute the Sons of the Nation & Congratulate all on the occassion of the UAE's 45th National Day!

 

 

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DO YOU HAVE A QUALITY ARTICLE TO SHARE?
 
DQG invites its members to share articles on Quality, Excellence etc. Articles received will be reviewed by the DQG management, and relevant articles will be published in the upcoming newsletters. So, if you think you have the expertise and believe in giving back to the community, we request you to email your articles (in approx. 900 words) to newsletter@dqg.org by 15 January 2017