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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
1st August 2017 01:13 PM Go to last post
607 5,641
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
by TPMB4
9th August 2017 11:39 AM Go to last post
898 6,438
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
by Big Jim
10th August 2017 08:52 PM Go to last post
1,823 24,682
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
by Marc
5th August 2017 01:10 PM Go to last post
861 12,261
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
by Big Jim
10th August 2017 08:52 PM Go to last post
824 10,832
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 Mike S.
16th August 2017 08:42 AM Go to last post
437 3,859
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.
14th June 2017 09:05 PM Go to last post
114 1,278
Contract Review Process Discussions and Information
31st March 2017 07:06 PM Go to last post
62 488
Dealing with Customer complaints/concerns.
by howste
14th August 2017 10:40 AM Go to last post
144 1,362
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!
8th August 2017 02:57 PM Go to last post
454 3,153
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 BradM
16th August 2017 09:14 AM Go to last post
2,241 20,937
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
by Miner
17th August 2017 08:26 AM Go to last post
866 6,940
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.
by BradM
17th August 2017 12:45 PM Go to last post
4,331 31,912
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
9th August 2017 03:08 PM Go to last post
2,050 15,523
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.
31st July 2017 08:11 AM Go to last post
423 3,161
Determining the Calibration Frequency (Interval) of Measurement and Test Devices
108 1,062
Calibration and Metrology Software and Hardware discussions.
by BradM
17th August 2017 12:45 PM Go to last post
112 764
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
13th August 2017 05:21 PM Go to last post
1,377 9,813
Measurement Uncertainty (MU) related discussions
14th August 2017 03:14 PM Go to last post
261 1,589
Please use this forum to discuss Inspection, Prints (Drawings), Testing, Sampling and Related Topics.
17th August 2017 03:57 PM Go to last post
1,599 12,281
AQL - Acceptable Quality Level discussions
28th July 2017 04:34 PM Go to last post
147 1,168
Management Review related Discussions and Information.
19th July 2017 10:34 AM Go to last post
151 2,185
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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 iTracy
1st August 2017 01:26 PM Go to last post
774 7,468
Significant Systems, including 8-D / 7-D, etc. Can you prove Effectiveness (for example) of a Corrective Action?
by Miner
16th August 2017 07:54 AM Go to last post
687 7,787
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?
4th August 2017 08:12 AM Go to last post
210 3,050
Principles and generic guidelines on Risk Management.
by Bonew
23rd June 2017 04:37 AM Go to last post
14 81
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.
9th August 2017 01:32 AM Go to last post
277 4,143
Quality Manager and Quality Assurance Management Issues/questions
30th June 2017 01:03 PM Go to last post
655 6,510
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 Miner
14th August 2017 08:49 AM Go to last post
1,637 13,017
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.
by Miner
14th August 2017 08:49 AM Go to last post
1,100 8,501
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 ricky07
8th August 2017 09:48 AM Go to last post
306 3,016
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.
1st August 2017 09:11 AM Go to last post
377 3,905
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!
by Miner
17th August 2017 01:31 PM Go to last post
1,344 10,919
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
by howste
10th August 2017 02:29 PM Go to last post
681 5,878
Training and related topic discussions.
by howste
7th August 2017 01:31 PM Go to last post
765 6,413

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