About JDQ

JDQ has been providing business improvement consulting services since 1988.

Based in Vancouver, Canada, JDQ has provided assistance to many clients in diverse industries including telecommunications, aerospace, electronics, software development, chemicals, automotive and heavy equipment.

Our focus is always to help our clients achieve measurable, sustainable business improvement.

Combining extensive knowledge of quality methodologies and software technologies, a process-focused approach, and considerable experience, JDQ offers its unique capability to companies pursuing continual improvement.


Jon Morris – Principal and President

Jon Morris is an accomplished quality practitioner with 21 years of experience in the application of quality methodologies to effect business improvement. Jon has an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Jon’s experience extends from the implementation of formal quality systems for ISO 9000 registration, through the implementation of Lean Six Sigma methods, to software application design to support continual improvement efforts. As a principal of JDQ, Jon continues to consult on strategic improvement initiatives while providing leadership to the JDQ team based on quality principles.

Derek Shackleford – Principal

Derek has held senior management positions in the manufacturing sector, and brings considerable management experience to JDQ. With a background in database design, Derek has focused on the design and implementation of systems to support business improvement including activity based costing and production management systems, sales activity tracking, document management, and corrective action systems. Derek directs the application development activities of JDQ on a day-to-day basis.






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