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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
25th August 2017 03:00 PM Go to last post
608 5,646
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
23rd October 2017 05:25 PM Go to last post
899 6,455
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
20th October 2017 09:23 PM Go to last post
1,837 24,800
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
18th October 2017 10:19 AM Go to last post
867 12,315
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
20th October 2017 09:23 PM Go to last post
832 10,896
Process Audit and Layered Process Audit discussions.
26th May 2017 01:19 AM Go to last post
138 1,589
Benchmarking Methods and Related General Discussions.
17th August 2017 09:28 AM Go to last post
120 825
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Capability and Stability related discussions - Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk, Mp, Mpk (et al).
by reynald
19th September 2017 09:35 PM Go to last post
439 3,874
Consultants and discussions related to consultants including ISO 10019 "Guidelines for the selection of quality management system consultants and use of their services" aspects / requirements.
22nd September 2017 10:06 AM Go to last post
116 1,283
Contract Review Process Discussions and Information
by Marc
21st September 2017 01:40 AM Go to last post
62 489
Dealing with Customer complaints/concerns.
25th September 2017 06:41 AM Go to last post
145 1,366
Customer Requirements and Company Specific Requirements - including Ford's Q1 'Award' program. GM has it's GM-9000. Etc. Nissan and Honda have their requirements. Company specific requirements questions here, please!
by howste
27th September 2017 05:39 PM Go to last post
455 3,162
Process and Product Design and Development discussion discussions. Design Verification and Validation included.
by leaning
20th July 2017 10:28 PM Go to last post
515 3,698
Documentation Systems (Document Control), including Procedures, Forms, and Templates.
by J.Enger
23rd October 2017 02:13 PM Go to last post
2,252 21,008
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
16th October 2017 06:04 AM Go to last post
870 6,983
Calibration "Catch All" forum - ISO 17025, Calibration of Measurement Devices, Measurement Devices, Metrology (Calibration) and Test Laboratory related discussions. Many discussions in this forum are beyond ISO 17025 specific topics.
23rd October 2017 05:50 PM Go to last post
4,370 32,161
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
17th October 2017 01:45 PM Go to last post
2,073 15,641
ISO 17025 Calibration and Test Laboratories - ISO & IEC/EN 17025 (formerly ISO Guide 25 & EN45001); product certification (ISO Guide 65); inspection body (IEC 17020); and accreditation body questions (IEC 17011) also go here.
12th October 2017 10:05 AM Go to last post
425 3,180
Determining the Calibration Frequency (Interval) of Measurement and Test Devices
5th September 2017 10:44 AM Go to last post
108 1,065
Calibration and Metrology Software and Hardware discussions.
17th October 2017 10:51 AM Go to last post
112 765
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
23rd October 2017 05:50 PM Go to last post
1,388 9,908
Measurement Uncertainty (MU) related discussions
by Marc
12th October 2017 05:02 PM Go to last post
264 1,602
Please use this forum to discuss Inspection, Prints (Drawings), Testing, Sampling and Related Topics.
by howste
19th October 2017 12:42 PM Go to last post
1,605 12,308
AQL - Acceptable Quality Level discussions
28th July 2017 04:34 PM Go to last post
147 1,168
Management Review related Discussions and Information.
by jiligan
28th September 2017 09:14 AM Go to last post
152 2,200
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Various other quality assurance and business systems related topics like Cost of Quality and other focused topics. Topics outside Quality and Environmental are allowed.
by Leite
20th October 2017 05:24 PM Go to last post
778 7,501
Significant Systems, including 8-D / 7-D, etc. Can you prove Effectiveness (for example) of a Corrective Action?
19th October 2017 08:08 PM Go to last post
690 7,811
Let's talk Deming! And who doesn't have a copy of Juran's 15 pound tome Quality Control Handbook? We all do. For discussion of Sarasohn, Protzman, Armand V. Feigenbaum, Crosby, Ishikawa, Taguchi, Shewhart, Imai and others. Philosophy, Gurus, Innovation and Evolution.
19th December 2014 06:01 PM Go to last post
209 3,886
What is a Corrective Action vs. a Preventive Action?
23rd October 2017 06:46 AM Go to last post
211 3,049
Principles and generic guidelines on Risk Management.
by Big Jim
20th October 2017 08:53 PM Go to last post
16 100
Problem Solving, 5s Problem Solving, 5 Whys - Root Cause Fault and Failure Analysis discussions.
17th May 2017 10:12 AM Go to last post
165 2,374
Quality Manual Development and Quality Systems Manual related Discussions.
4th October 2017 10:05 AM Go to last post
278 4,155
Quality Manager and Quality Assurance Management Issues/questions
9th October 2017 11:49 AM Go to last post
656 6,519
Balanced ScoreCard, QFD, Taguchi & Shainin's Techniques, Pre-Control, Pareto, etc. - How to use them - When to use them - How to analyze the results - Success stories - Failures - Questions and general discussions.
by sam_ck
10th October 2017 10:07 PM Go to last post
1,639 13,030
This forum is for discussion of software programs specific to Quality Assurance, Environmental, Medical Device and other systems / manufacturing software including document control, FMEA, etc.
3rd October 2017 12:11 AM Go to last post
1,101 8,510
Includes legal and other related records and data discussions. What is a Quality Record and what quality records are required? What other required records are there in your company? Records are Evidence. What is Data?
by howste
5th October 2017 01:12 PM Go to last post
308 3,037
Love it or hate it, what ever six sigma is, it's been around for quite a while and looks to stay for quite a while.
29th August 2017 08:32 PM Go to last post
377 3,906
Software Quality Assurance topics including CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integrated), TickIT, Information Security Management (ISO 17799 and BS 7799), ISO/IEC 12207 Software Life Cycle Processes, ISO 15504, etc.
by Ninja
23rd May 2017 11:56 AM Go to last post
219 1,148
SPC (Statistical Process Control) and all of the various Statistical Analysis tools and techniques!
22nd October 2017 08:32 AM Go to last post
1,352 10,960
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
by Eredhel
16th October 2017 04:38 PM Go to last post
684 5,888
Training and related topic discussions.
by yodon
18th October 2017 02:44 PM Go to last post
768 6,424

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