How Has Quality Management Evolved Since its Inception?

Posted by asiadmin on September 19, 2017
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Quality management (QM) first popped up as long ago as the Middle Ages, when guilds implemented inspections to maintain the quality of their products–and their reputations. Today, QM looks substantially different and can be expected to undergo even more significant evolutions as new technologies and data collections measures come into being. Separate Inspection Departments Frederick W. Taylor’s “The Principles of Scientific Management” was published in 1911, and was the first formally provided framework for theRead More

Features You Should Be Targeting in Your Quality Management Software

Posted by asiadmin on September 13, 2017
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New quality management software (QMS) implementation might be one of the most effective changes you can make–but it could also be your costliest. If your implementation goes wrong, you’ll be unlikely to receive a second chance. It’s absolutely imperative that you choose correctly the first time. A good QMS can improve efficiency across the entire company, and provide lean solutions to assist in quality control management. A great system will help by providing the mostRead More

Understanding the Continuous Improvement Process (CiP) as it Relates to Quality Management

Posted by asiadmin on September 7, 2017
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For a quality manager or engineer, nothing matters more than preventing a fire before it happens. The continuous improvement process (CiP) can address these concerns, helping the organization find new and better ways to cut costs without sacrificing quality. The continuous improvement model is at the heart of all quality management (QM) systems, including the most common Six Sigma, Toyota Production System, and Total Quality Management theories. In fact, it is a leading tenant in theRead More

What Does A PDCA Cycle Entail and Why Is It Part Of QM?

Posted by asiadmin on August 29, 2017
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Do you have a go-to plan to solve problems at work? Let’s look at the PDCA cycle, a no-frill approach to identifying problems, fixing them and monitoring your results. Add the PDCA cycle to your business intelligence tool belt to seamlessly manage your different business processes and achieve continuous improvement. What Does PDCA Stand For? PDCA either stands for Plan Do Check Act or Plan Do Check Adjust. This cycle is ideal for organizations thatRead More

How Companies Can Get Ahead By Utilizing QM Software

Posted by asiadmin on August 24, 2017
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The benefits of relying on QM software include reducing waste and costs, developing more efficient processes and setting a general direction for an entire organization. Companies can also easily implement new standards. These are the obvious benefits – but there are other ways in which QM software helps companies get ahead. Traceability in Case of Audit Going through an external audit means your organization will have to make relevant data available. The data collected byRead More

The 4 Main Components of Quality Management Explained

Posted by asiadmin on August 21, 2017
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What makes a good quality management system? Ideally, a quality management solution should have some basic qualities such as simplicity, efficiency, and flexibility. Here are four building blocks for a strong basis, but your QM system should also meet the unique needs and challenges of your industry. Establish A General Direction Link your QM system to the mission and values of your organization. Create an action plan that reflects these values through monthly, weekly andRead More

How Does QM Hardware Differ from QM Software?

Posted by asiadmin on August 16, 2017
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Generally speaking, software refers to code while hardware refers to physical equipment. The programs you run on your computer and the apps downloaded to your phone fall in the software category. On the other hand, your Smartphone, computer and Wi-Fi router belong to the hardware category. The same distinction exists in the world of quality management tools. Quality Management Software allows companies to gather data and to streamline the decision-making process when an issue arises.Read More

ASI DATAMYTE Sold German Division and QDA Software Solution

Posted by Dawn Nibbe on July 17, 2017
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PLYMOUTH, Minnesota, July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ASI DATAMYTE, the global standard in enterprise quality software and hardware solutions, today announced the sale of its QDA software platform and related operations to Alpina Partners (ALPINA), a private equity group located in London, UK and Munich, Germany. As a part of this transaction ASI DATAMYTE will transfer substantially all of the QDA related customer contracts, assets, vendor contracts and its related operations. The two companies willRead More

Combat FMEA Fatigue: Discover the Top 3 FMEA Issues and their Solutions

Posted by Dawn Nibbe on December 28, 2016
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FMEA WHITEPAPER: As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), you’re well aware: your success depends on mitigating risk of product failure. So it’s critical to integrate Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) at the product design and process stages. Creating a comprehensive FMEA can be a grueling and tedious task. Yet failing to do so puts product quality at risk. The Missing Link in Quality Improvement: Integrating Design and Process FMEAs covers the top three FMEARead More

Harness the Power of Industrie 4.0 and IIoT

Posted by asiadmin on November 8, 2016
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Harness the Power of Industrie 4.0 and IIoT Industrie 4.0 is a network-based approach to industrialization. In manufacturing, it applies the “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT) to achieve ultimate smart control of factory lines. Implementing pervasive intelligence throughout your factory can push your automation to new heights, enabling autonomous machines and smart products to interact and achieve blazing efficiencies, on-the-fly “batch of one” customizing, ultra-transparent quality assurance, integrated communications and more. Discover how implementing IndustrieRead More