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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
15th June 2018 06:15 PM Go to last post
616 5,690
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
22nd May 2018 11:56 AM Go to last post
910 6,526
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
21st June 2018 12:27 AM Go to last post
1,870 25,124
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
19th June 2018 01:41 PM Go to last post
888 12,535
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
21st June 2018 12:27 AM Go to last post
841 10,981
Process Audit and Layered Process Audit discussions.
16th June 2018 01:09 AM Go to last post
141 1,608
Benchmarking Methods and Related General Discussions.
21st February 2018 11:36 AM Go to last post
121 832
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Capability and Stability related discussions - Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk, Mp, Mpk (et al).
23rd May 2018 08:46 AM Go to last post
448 3,932
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.
20th April 2018 01:54 PM Go to last post
120 1,296
Contract Review Process Discussions and Information
by Mike S.
2nd April 2018 11:15 AM Go to last post
64 500
Dealing with Customer complaints/concerns.
149 1,391
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!
20th June 2018 08:28 AM Go to last post
458 3,176
Process and Product Design and Development discussion discussions. Design Verification and Validation included.
21st June 2018 09:13 AM Go to last post
523 3,737
Documentation Systems (Document Control), including Procedures, Forms, and Templates.
by AndyN
25th May 2018 01:40 PM Go to last post
2,265 21,142
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
14th June 2018 06:59 AM Go to last post
890 7,117
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.
20th June 2018 05:31 PM Go to last post
4,442 32,591
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
20th June 2018 05:31 PM Go to last post
2,109 15,853
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.
3rd May 2018 10:32 AM Go to last post
435 3,233
Determining the Calibration Frequency (Interval) of Measurement and Test Devices
9th March 2018 12:48 AM Go to last post
110 1,078
Calibration and Metrology Software and Hardware discussions.
by AndyN
10th June 2018 05:19 PM Go to last post
116 780
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
13th June 2018 11:46 PM Go to last post
1,403 10,022
Measurement Uncertainty (MU) related discussions
19th March 2018 10:42 AM Go to last post
269 1,625
Please use this forum to discuss Inspection, Prints (Drawings), Testing, Sampling and Related Topics.
15th June 2018 01:18 PM Go to last post
1,630 12,450
AQL - Acceptable Quality Level discussions
15th June 2018 01:18 PM Go to last post
149 1,175
Management Review related Discussions and Information.
by DeeDeeM
28th February 2018 05:58 AM Go to last post
154 2,216
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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.
4th June 2018 09:25 AM Go to last post
784 7,548
Significant Systems, including 8-D / 7-D, etc. Can you prove Effectiveness (for example) of a Corrective Action?
709 7,979
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.
by Ninja
28th March 2018 01:16 PM Go to last post
210 3,900
What is a Corrective Action vs. a Preventive Action?
by qcman
25th May 2018 04:41 PM Go to last post
212 3,056
Principles and generic guidelines on Risk Management.
24th April 2018 10:25 AM Go to last post
17 103
Problem Solving, 5s Problem Solving, 5 Whys - Root Cause Fault and Failure Analysis discussions.
29th May 2018 12:35 PM Go to last post
167 2,397
Quality Manual Development and Quality Systems Manual related Discussions.
23rd May 2018 02:51 PM Go to last post
283 4,208
Quality Manager and Quality Assurance Management Issues/questions
by AndyN
21st June 2018 08:12 AM Go to last post
660 6,573
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.
20th June 2018 02:43 PM Go to last post
1,662 13,191
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.
20th June 2018 02:43 PM Go to last post
1,123 8,658
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 Randy
10th May 2018 12:22 AM Go to last post
311 3,072
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.
by Bev D
14th May 2018 01:00 PM Go to last post
378 3,915
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.
10th May 2018 04:35 PM Go to last post
221 1,153
SPC (Statistical Process Control) and all of the various Statistical Analysis tools and techniques!
6th June 2018 12:26 PM Go to last post
1,373 11,059
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
14th June 2018 02:55 AM Go to last post
694 6,002
Training and related topic discussions.
by yodon
29th May 2018 01:16 PM Go to last post
777 6,465

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