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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
1st February 2018 08:22 AM Go to last post
611 5,661
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
18th February 2018 11:03 AM Go to last post
905 6,492
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
13th February 2018 03:22 PM Go to last post
1,858 25,009
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
13th February 2018 03:22 PM Go to last post
882 12,459
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
26th January 2018 02:20 PM Go to last post
838 10,961
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.
18th February 2018 06:14 PM Go to last post
120 830
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Capability and Stability related discussions - Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk, Mp, Mpk (et al).
10th February 2018 02:46 PM Go to last post
443 3,903
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.
28th November 2017 12:19 PM Go to last post
117 1,287
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.
by Scanton
16th February 2018 07:34 AM Go to last post
148 1,382
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!
9th February 2018 09:04 PM Go to last post
456 3,169
Process and Product Design and Development discussion discussions. Design Verification and Validation included.
16th February 2018 12:58 PM Go to last post
520 3,718
Documentation Systems (Document Control), including Procedures, Forms, and Templates.
19th February 2018 12:11 PM Go to last post
2,260 21,094
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
19th February 2018 03:46 PM Go to last post
882 7,072
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.
14th February 2018 08:29 AM Go to last post
4,404 32,347
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
14th February 2018 08:29 AM Go to last post
2,090 15,738
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.
13th February 2018 12:14 PM Go to last post
432 3,220
Determining the Calibration Frequency (Interval) of Measurement and Test Devices
30th January 2018 03:36 PM Go to last post
109 1,073
Calibration and Metrology Software and Hardware discussions.
17th November 2017 06:16 PM Go to last post
113 769
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
31st January 2018 03:48 PM Go to last post
1,392 9,930
Measurement Uncertainty (MU) related discussions
28th January 2018 04:49 PM Go to last post
268 1,617
Please use this forum to discuss Inspection, Prints (Drawings), Testing, Sampling and Related Topics.
19th February 2018 10:27 AM Go to last post
1,617 12,372
AQL - Acceptable Quality Level discussions
3rd January 2018 05:52 AM Go to last post
148 1,169
Management Review related Discussions and Information.
12th January 2018 01:04 AM Go to last post
154 2,215
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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 _Jens_
26th January 2018 01:11 PM Go to last post
778 7,509
Significant Systems, including 8-D / 7-D, etc. Can you prove Effectiveness (for example) of a Corrective Action?
16th February 2018 02:03 PM Go to last post
699 7,892
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?
by Bev D
9th January 2018 01:59 PM Go to last post
211 3,050
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.
by Ninja
4th January 2018 05:32 PM Go to last post
165 2,379
Quality Manual Development and Quality Systems Manual related Discussions.
by titan4
19th January 2018 08:44 AM Go to last post
283 4,204
Quality Manager and Quality Assurance Management Issues/questions
by Bev D
15th February 2018 01:48 PM Go to last post
658 6,559
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
15th February 2018 09:37 AM Go to last post
1,648 13,094
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
15th February 2018 09:37 AM Go to last post
1,110 8,571
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 pkost
13th November 2017 06:12 AM Go to last post
309 3,056
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 Miner
17th January 2018 08:58 AM Go to last post
378 3,911
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 RCd2018
5th February 2018 07:03 AM Go to last post
1,360 10,988
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
8th February 2018 11:42 PM Go to last post
688 5,924
Training and related topic discussions.
20th January 2018 12:39 PM Go to last post
771 6,447

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