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2018

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Expert Answers: December 2018

by Picciano, Larry; Ramu, Govind

Subject matter experts take on your quality-related queries....


Expert Answers: October 2018

by Ramu, Govind

What are the differences between problem solving and root cause analysis (RCA)? How do you effectively and efficiently facilitate problem solving, RCA or both when needed?...


Expert Answers: September 2018

by Wagoner, Keith

It’s important to understand what is meant by “performance part” and “functional part,” and how they’re viewed by the two parties that handle them. The producer manufactures the parts, and the consumer needs those parts and uses them in production....


Expert Answers: August 2018

by LaFollette, William; Barsalou, Matthew

Subject matter experts take on your quality-related queries....


Expert Answers: July 2018

by Ramu, Govind

We have identified several changes to make to our processes, tools and training, but must do more to manage the risk of a major nonconformance. I would appreciate your help defining “deep enough.”...


Expert Answers: June 2018

by Devos, Denis J.

What are the differences between audits and inspections?...


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Expert Answers: May 2018

by Carpenter, Bernie; Mehta, Pradip V.

Subject matter experts take on your quality-related queries....


Expert Answers: April 2018

by Rao, Narahari; Theurer, Tiea

Subject matter experts take on your quality-related queries....


Expert Answers: March 2018

by Artan, M. Onur

certification bodies ask for the scope of an organization—including any exclusions—during the new application and Certification renewal stages, but you can declare an exclusion to the documented scope of your QMS to the certification body at any time....


Expert Answers: February 2018

by Cogan, Ken; Ramu, Govind

Under ISO 9001:2015, how specific must you be when stating your interested parties? Can you simply put “customers, stakeholders, employees and suppliers,” for example? Or is it better to list the names of organizations and individuals?...


Expert Answers: January 2018

by Wagoner, Keith; Barnett, Andy

Is design for Six Sigma (DFSS) considered the same thing as define, measure, analyze, design, verify (DMADV)? If not, what are the differences?...



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