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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
26th March 2017 06:08 PM Go to last post
602 5,609
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
30th March 2017 10:33 AM Go to last post
890 6,394
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
29th March 2017 07:49 AM Go to last post
1,808 24,545
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
14th March 2017 10:56 PM Go to last post
856 12,202
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
29th March 2017 07:49 AM Go to last post
814 10,755
Process Audit and Layered Process Audit discussions.
11th December 2016 05:01 PM Go to last post
138 1,588
Benchmarking Methods and Related General Discussions.
by filen
20th February 2017 09:24 AM Go to last post
118 813
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Capability and Stability related discussions - Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk, Mp, Mpk (et al).
by tkieken
20th March 2017 08:09 AM Go to last post
431 3,802
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.
16th February 2017 10:33 AM Go to last post
115 1,303
Contract Review Process Discussions and Information
7th February 2017 12:36 PM Go to last post
62 487
Dealing with Customer complaints/concerns.
by Jean_B
24th February 2017 04:58 AM Go to last post
141 1,338
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 Miamiqs
4th March 2017 12:59 PM Go to last post
453 3,138
Process and Product Design and Development discussion discussions. Design Verification and Validation included.
by bigqman
20th March 2017 04:28 PM Go to last post
510 3,683
Documentation Systems (Document Control), including Procedures, Forms, and Templates.
by jam325
29th March 2017 02:37 PM Go to last post
2,228 20,844
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
29th March 2017 10:04 AM Go to last post
858 6,893
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 howste
30th March 2017 12:34 PM Go to last post
4,283 31,619
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
by Mike S.
30th March 2017 11:59 AM Go to last post
2,025 15,367
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.
by adamt
30th March 2017 09:43 AM Go to last post
417 3,119
Determining the Calibration Frequency (Interval) of Measurement and Test Devices
by howste
28th March 2017 02:07 PM Go to last post
108 1,060
Calibration and Metrology Software and Hardware discussions.
by howste
30th March 2017 12:34 PM Go to last post
111 755
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
27th March 2017 05:59 AM Go to last post
1,362 9,731
Measurement Uncertainty (MU) related discussions
29th March 2017 09:15 AM Go to last post
260 1,587
Please use this forum to discuss Inspection, Prints (Drawings), Testing, Sampling and Related Topics.
29th March 2017 06:05 PM Go to last post
1,578 12,167
AQL - Acceptable Quality Level discussions
by Bev D
24th March 2017 12:09 PM Go to last post
145 1,148
Management Review related Discussions and Information.
18th March 2017 08:11 PM Go to last post
147 2,121
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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.
24th March 2017 02:45 AM Go to last post
763 7,435
Significant Systems, including 8-D / 7-D, etc. Can you prove Effectiveness (for example) of a Corrective Action?
29th March 2017 07:56 PM Go to last post
682 7,702
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 Wolf.K
28th March 2017 07:05 AM Go to last post
210 3,043
Principles and generic guidelines on Risk Management.
by Mor628
15th December 2016 10:16 PM Go to last post
13 79
Problem Solving, 5s Problem Solving, 5 Whys - Root Cause Fault and Failure Analysis discussions.
1st March 2017 09:32 AM Go to last post
164 2,360
Quality Manual Development and Quality Systems Manual related Discussions.
30th March 2017 08:32 AM Go to last post
272 4,077
Quality Manager and Quality Assurance Management Issues/questions
17th March 2017 05:04 PM Go to last post
652 6,460
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 Marc
22nd March 2017 09:54 PM Go to last post
1,623 12,958
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 Marc
22nd March 2017 09:54 PM Go to last post
1,091 8,469
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 March 2017 07:55 AM Go to last post
304 3,004
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
2nd February 2017 05:46 PM Go to last post
375 3,902
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 Marc
29th November 2016 01:43 AM Go to last post
218 1,139
SPC (Statistical Process Control) and all of the various Statistical Analysis tools and techniques!
27th March 2017 03:02 PM Go to last post
1,328 10,841
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
8th February 2017 12:21 PM Go to last post
677 5,856
Training and related topic discussions.
24th March 2017 12:42 PM Go to last post
759 6,389

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