Constant Evolution Toward Quality 4.0
An in-depth look at how the application of quality is changing with the times
- Quality Progress
- August 2020
- Volume 53 Issue 8
- pp. 32-37
- Watson, Gregory H.
Quality must remain flexible and reinvigorate itself in a contemporary form that embraces today’s world of digitization and Quality 4.0. While its methods, technologies and tools will evolve constantly, the dominant architecture of quality—referred to as Quality 4.0—must advance based on proven discoveries and pragmatic applications. To do so, a definition of quality must be crafted that encourages a future architecture that supports the transition to a digital age and balances the human and technical systems of quality necessary to achieve holistic performance of the evolved system.