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Super Supplier: How 1 Organization Created an Audit Program to improve Supplier Quality

QPOct15CoverIn this month's Quality Progress cover story (open access), an energy company takes a page from a German automotive standard and builds its own audit program to assess and manage suppliers.

Reliability Division Newsletter: Fall 2015

In this Reliability Division Newsletter, Chair Trevor Craney provides the latest division news, important registration dates are shared for the upcoming Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, and more.

The Innovation Algorithm

P1585-MGenrich Altshuller's The Innovation Algorithm, focused on the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ), details ARIZ, TRIZ's problem solving algorithm that can produce innovation and creativity of the highest order.

Overview of PCA-Based Statistical Process-Monitoring Methods for Time-Dependent, High-Dimensional Data

JQTv47i4In this open access article from the Journal of Quality Technology, the authors present a comprehensive review of the literature for the practitioner encountering high-dimensional and time-dependent data. Subscribe to JQT.

ISO 9001:2015 Now Available

The 2015 revision to ISO 9001, the international standard specifying requirements for quality management systems, has been published and is now available for purchase in these formats:

Learn more about ISO 9001:2015.

How Does Knowledge Management Complement Quality?

H1488-MIn this A View from the Q, Arun Hariharan, author of The Strategic Knowledge Management Handbook, explains the best practices of knowledge management and how it can be used effectively.

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"The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none." - Thomas Carlyle

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Military Standard: Gage Inspection (MIL-STD-120)

Originally published in 1950, this military standard covers "the inspection of gages, special tools, and measuring devices." It was canceled in 1996 but is still available through Quick Search, a public website focusing on documents published as part of the Defense Standardization Program (DSP).

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