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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
10th July 2018 06:14 PM Go to last post
617 5,701
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
by corg79
17th August 2018 04:44 PM Go to last post
912 6,551
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
10th August 2018 07:30 AM Go to last post
1,876 25,168
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
10th August 2018 07:30 AM Go to last post
890 12,549
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
26th July 2018 08:52 AM Go to last post
844 11,010
Process Audit and Layered Process Audit discussions.
by sirdba
18th July 2018 10:52 AM Go to last post
142 1,609
Benchmarking Methods and Related General Discussions.
21st February 2018 11:36 AM Go to last post
121 833
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Capability and Stability related discussions - Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk, Mp, Mpk (et al).
12th July 2018 08:32 AM Go to last post
448 3,933
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!
31st July 2018 12:46 PM Go to last post
460 3,182
Process and Product Design and Development discussion discussions. Design Verification and Validation included.
by yodon
17th August 2018 11:59 AM Go to last post
524 3,739
Documentation Systems (Document Control), including Procedures, Forms, and Templates.
by v9991
18th August 2018 06:21 AM Go to last post
2,268 21,157
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
18th August 2018 02:31 AM Go to last post
892 7,150
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.
17th August 2018 04:30 PM Go to last post
4,456 32,738
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
17th August 2018 04:30 PM Go to last post
2,118 15,947
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.
14th August 2018 04:38 AM Go to last post
438 3,256
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.
8th July 2018 08:35 AM Go to last post
116 781
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
by Miner
16th August 2018 11:02 AM Go to last post
1,405 10,051
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.
by pmanmuk
1st August 2018 04:49 PM Go to last post
1,634 12,466
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?
9th August 2018 12:50 AM Go to last post
712 8,005
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.
13th August 2018 10:54 AM Go to last post
17 108
Problem Solving, 5s Problem Solving, 5 Whys - Root Cause Fault and Failure Analysis discussions.
1st August 2018 12:35 PM Go to last post
168 2,407
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 Marc
18th August 2018 09:45 AM Go to last post
660 6,576
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
16th August 2018 12:31 PM Go to last post
1,667 13,231
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
16th August 2018 12:31 PM Go to last post
1,127 8,688
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?
28th July 2018 10:05 PM Go to last post
311 3,084
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.
9th July 2018 03:59 AM Go to last post
222 1,157
SPC (Statistical Process Control) and all of the various Statistical Analysis tools and techniques!
by Matt33
12th July 2018 09:30 AM Go to last post
1,375 11,083
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
31st July 2018 09:45 AM Go to last post
697 6,022
Training and related topic discussions.
12th August 2018 05:31 AM Go to last post
779 6,471

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