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For discussion of Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Interpretations
22nd August 2016 08:56 PM Go to last post
594 5,546
Discussions related to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
by Moncia
29th September 2016 05:25 AM Go to last post
874 6,296
Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing, including Internal Audit and Process Audit sub-forums
30th September 2016 04:14 PM Go to last post
1,785 24,324
For discussions specific to Internal Auditing.
30th September 2016 04:14 PM Go to last post
839 12,035
General Auditing issues and discussions: Gap analysis, pre-assessment, assessment (registration {aka certification}), 2nd and 3rd party.
30th September 2016 10:35 AM Go to last post
808 10,703
Process Audit and Layered Process Audit discussions.
29th September 2016 01:26 PM Go to last post
138 1,586
Benchmarking Methods and Related General Discussions.
by Marc
4th June 2016 05:51 AM Go to last post
116 806
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Capability and Stability related discussions - Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk, Mp, Mpk (et al).
23rd September 2016 08:29 AM Go to last post
424 3,764
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.
by Hershal
10th July 2016 01:34 PM Go to last post
110 1,254
Contract Review Process Discussions and Information
28th August 2016 02:19 AM Go to last post
61 485
Dealing with Customer complaints/concerns.
14th September 2016 11:30 AM Go to last post
137 1,316
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!
15th September 2016 05:34 PM Go to last post
451 3,122
Process and Product Design and Development discussion discussions. Design Verification and Validation included.
by yodon
22nd September 2016 09:41 AM Go to last post
507 3,660
Documentation Systems (Document Control), including Procedures, Forms, and Templates.
30th September 2016 07:53 AM Go to last post
2,206 20,668
Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Control Plan discussions here.
27th September 2016 07:41 AM Go to last post
840 6,788
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.
30th September 2016 04:20 AM Go to last post
4,223 31,251
Metrology - Calibration, Gage and 'How to Measure' (and related) questions.
30th September 2016 04:20 AM Go to last post
1,999 15,217
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.
28th September 2016 07:37 AM Go to last post
410 3,071
Determining the Calibration Frequency (Interval) of Measurement and Test Devices
23rd August 2016 03:30 PM Go to last post
107 1,052
Calibration and Metrology Software and Hardware discussions.
26th September 2016 01:09 PM Go to last post
107 722
This forum is for discussion of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gage R&R and the AIAG's MSA Manual requirements.
by Marc
29th September 2016 11:27 AM Go to last post
1,345 9,619
Measurement Uncertainty (MU) related discussions
13th September 2016 11:39 AM Go to last post
255 1,570
Please use this forum to discuss Inspection, Prints (Drawings), Testing, Sampling and Related Topics.
2nd September 2016 12:30 AM Go to last post
1,565 12,077
AQL - Acceptable Quality Level discussions
by Mike S.
22nd June 2016 11:43 AM Go to last post
143 1,122
Management Review related Discussions and Information.
23rd September 2016 02:37 PM Go to last post
145 2,103
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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.
30th September 2016 10:40 AM Go to last post
758 7,404
Significant Systems, including 8-D / 7-D, etc. Can you prove Effectiveness (for example) of a Corrective Action?
by Mike_H
27th July 2016 06:26 PM Go to last post
673 7,665
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 Raffy
24th August 2016 03:42 AM Go to last post
209 3,030
Principles and generic guidelines on Risk Management.
by Juzaili
16th September 2014 11:22 PM Go to last post
12 70
Problem Solving, 5s Problem Solving, 5 Whys - Root Cause Fault and Failure Analysis discussions.
24th June 2016 11:51 AM Go to last post
157 2,294
Quality Manual Development and Quality Systems Manual related Discussions.
23rd August 2016 11:23 AM Go to last post
270 4,063
Quality Manager and Quality Assurance Management Issues/questions
by totti95
22nd September 2016 03:56 AM Go to last post
649 6,418
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 Buck_
26th September 2016 06:43 AM Go to last post
1,609 12,861
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 Buck_
26th September 2016 06:43 AM Go to last post
1,081 8,401
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?
12th June 2015 04:48 AM Go to last post
302 2,992
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.
10th June 2015 06:37 AM Go to last post
372 3,892
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.
218 1,138
SPC (Statistical Process Control) and all of the various Statistical Analysis tools and techniques!
23rd September 2016 04:12 PM Go to last post
1,318 10,729
A focused forum on Supplier Quality Assurance and related Supplier (aka Vendor) issues as requested.
by radame
9th September 2016 03:52 PM Go to last post
668 5,769
Training and related topic discussions.
by Marc
20th September 2016 02:48 PM Go to last post
744 6,295

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