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Driven from the bottom, an A3 report can be an excellent tool to blend art and science. The idea is to streamline the report so it focuses only on the problem and its solution—and nothing else. Learn how you can use this tried-and-true quality tool in new ways in the latest issue of Quality Progress.
Quality 4.0 aligns quality management with Industry 4.0, which blends traditional manufacturing processes with emerging tech. Keep on top of the latest trends at ASQ's Quality 4.0 Summit in Dallas, Nov. 12-13. Hear from industry leaders, network with peers, and learn how to thrive in an ever-evolving climate of advancement, development, and change.
The newly re-imagined and redesigned Lean & Six Sigma Review has launched! Formerly Six Sigma Forum Magazine, the revamped publication includes the peer-reviewed in-depth case studies readers enjoy, plus four new departments and columns. The first issue is open access and available to all. Check out the new Lean & Six Sigma Review today!
Big data, data analytics, and predictive modeling are a big deal in quality. It offers big opportunities for both organizations and individuals, especially those in data-intensive environments. This episode of ASQTV helps you identify big data in its many forms and how you can use it effectively.
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This pocket guide is a handy reference for anyone who wants to be more effective and improve efficiency in their workplace. It offers an overview of what quality is and how it can impact organizations. Included throughout are direct links to free online resources that provide a deeper learning of concepts. You’ll find links to ASQ case studies, articles, webcasts, templates, tutorials, and more.
Learn About Standards: ISO Series
Standards are vital to the bottom line in every organization. They're business tools that can, and should, be managed alongside quality, safety, IP and environmental policies. When used correctly, they can help lead to lower costs, fewer errors, and a reduced time to market. Some popular standards are ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 19011 (Auditing), and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management).
Article: Staying Sharp
Quality professionals often don’t use as many lean Six Sigma tools as their counterparts in engineering, production and operations, which can lead to the atrophy of their acquired skills. Don't let those skills fall by the wayside! Try using these four tools—control charts, FMEA, the Kano model, and hoshin kanri—to help broaden your use of lean and Six Sigma tools and keep your knowledge sharp.
Benchmarking is used by many organizations to measure products, services, and processes against those of leading organizations. Benchmarking provides key insights to help you understand how your organization compares with similar organizations. This episode of ASQTV delves into benchmarking basics, as well as the six phases of a successful benchmarking process.