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LAQ: Quality Tools
ASQ's quality tools can help you find new ways to identify causes, understand processes, collect and analyze data, generate ideas, keep projects on track, and make informed decisions for all your continuous improvement activities.
The implications around COVID-19 and supply chains are far-reaching and will be felt for years to come. As businesses and manufacturers emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, will quality remain an imperative? There are three legacy quality tools that organizations must keep in mind that can have a positive impact on the quality of supply chains moving forward.
This comprehensive guide is the culmination of 25 years of research and practice—exploring, implementing, and critically examining the quality and performance improvement aspects of Quality 4.0 technologies like AI, AR, big data, blockchain, cybersecurity, and other rising technologies and emerging issues that can help improve quality and performance in your team or company.
Miguel Gracia Tripp, Supplier Development Director at Stanley Black & Decker, discusses Quality 4.0 and how quality career roles need to evolve to adapt to the new requirements.
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Quality Press: WCQI Virtual Recordings 2020
The 2020 WCQI Virtual concurrent sessions are recorded in MP4 format to ensure you and your organization can take advantage of this great knowledge. Share what you experienced at the conference or missed out on with your boss and colleagues.
Learn About Quality: Control Chart
The control chart is a graph used to study how a process changes over time. This versatile data collection and analysis tool can be used by a variety of industries and is considered one of the seven basic quality tools.
Fault tree analysis was first introduced by Bell Laboratories and is one of the most widely used methods in system reliability, maintainability, and safety analysis. Learn more about how this deductive procedure can be used to determine the various combinations of hardware/software failures and human errors that could cause undesired events.
Case Study: Marie Kondo and the Art of Lean
KonMari, developed by the bestselling author Marie Kondo, has become a popular mainstream approach to decluttering a household. But the method has links to lean and 5S, so perhaps injecting a bit of KonMari into lean programs is the shot that organization’s need to further reduce waste and optimize productivity.