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Henry Schendel
Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone has experience with using the Quality app within the Odoo system. We are ...
Henry Schendel Mar '22
Erick Silva
Hi Everyone, I have been called to present the challenges to QMS in the next 5 years internally in my company and ...
Erick Silva Jan '22

Challenges to Quality Management System in the further 5 ye ars -

Hi Erick, there has been many discussions on the ...

thanks Toni 👍

Erick,

I would start by looking “closer to home.” What is your current QMS telling you? What have your organization ...

Hi Tom. Absolutely and it makes perfect sense to me. I started gathering challenges before looking at your message ...

Thanks Toni - very helpful your comments

Lucy King
Hi, everyone! Do you need a speaker for an upcoming virtual section meeting or webinar? I would be happy to help your ...
Lucy King Dec '21
Dwight Carroll
My experience in using lean 6 sigma is hands on in response to real Quality issues. I am not true academic but have ...
Dwight Carroll Nov '21
Timothy Whetten
Hi all, I have a quick question about using "buddy-checks" to verify equipment maintenance procedures and return ...
Timothy Whetten Nov '21

Hi Tim,

Interesting question. In Japan when they are training a new worker they use a technique called ...

Norm Howe Norm Howe Nov '21
Any kind of double checking or verification will, at best provide 80% assurance of catching errors. Plus, it costs ...

Hi Greg,

Thanks for the response. That's an interesting twist on what I've been thinking. It bears further ...

Hi Norm,

We completely agree. I try to avoid traditional buddy checks as they are costly in terms of the extra work, ...

Dear Norm,

I question the often-quoted 80% number for human checks. If each person involves catches 95% of all ...

Guiomar Meaders
Starting a new position in Quality for a distributor and fabrication… Where can I find resources to assist me with ...
Guiomar Meaders Sep '21

Go to the IAQG, International Aerospace Quality group and look for the Supply Chain Management Handbook (SCMH). ...

Scott Lang
I am looking for suggestions on inexpensive ways to verify color for paints and laminates in a production ...
Scott Lang Jun '21
Morning Scott,
At the plant I work at, we use a pantone colour book as a quick reference to ensure the colour is ...
Try using some of the paint store apps, like Project Color from Home Depot. Benjamin Moore and Pittsburgh Paint ...
In the past I have created "working standards" to use at the end of the production line. I added these reference ...
Make sure you use the standard that is defined in your internal or customer's spec. They be using AMS-STD-595 color ...
Pantone books could be used for verification. The pantone number could be included in the production paperwork ...
Your solution might come from an old astronomy technique. Before computers, astronomers made discoveries by ...
Scott Lang Scott Lang Jun '21
Thx everyone for your responses so far. I should have been more clear - we already use most of the manual methods you ...
If you're looking for a more standardized non-visual based check I would look into BYK instruments. They have ...
We use a Nix Colour Pro Sensor. It links to an app on a phone or tablet. It's super quick and compares against ...
The Nixsensor mentioned above looks like a good alternative. Just be aware that the sample you are comparing it to ...
Dienye Atemie
Hi friends, I need a guide. Is there a simple template or method to measure, analyze and evaluate a set quality ...
Dienye Atemie Mar '21
Douglas Wood
We all know about the basic quality tools, the new tools, and all the others. Nancy Tague's book is perhaps the best ...
Douglas Wood Dec '20
Great discussion item, Doug. Yes, I have a trio of well known tools I use often with problem-solving CAPA type ...
Dear Doug,
It seems that I only use tools in combinations. Years ago I noted that each issue analysis or ...
Greg,
Thank you for the points you make. I have intuitively felt these 3 stages apply, but you put it into words very ...
Greg, 
I like your three stage model for problem-solving and I think I have intuitively approached most major ...
Dear Doug and Carl,
I have a perspective on this "singularity of tool selection" approach. Ishikawa and Kume both ...
Dr. Watson,
Your post brings to mind a few things.

First of all, it took 5 years to realize the use of integrated tool ...
I'm a bit surprised at how few responses this post has gotten. Perhaps no one has 'tool strings' that they rely on? We ...
Doug, thanks for the memory reminder of what tools start a string of other tools for analysis or problem solving. ...
Grace,
Thank you for your 'string'  If we can find out what others do, we may find more commonality than you expect.

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1. Observe & Audit Process/Interview People [P]
2. Key Observations/Data Collection [P]
3. Data Analysis> ...
Daniel Zrymiak
I have found this helpful as project task items for a Kaizen initiative. This is from Imai's Gemba Kaizen (pp. ...
Daniel Zrymiak Oct '20
Dear Dan,
The similarities should not be surprising. Please remember that Imai summarizes what he sees in ...
Hello Gregory Watson ‍ ,

Thank you indeed for the clarification. I would like to apply this outside of the factory in ...
For me, the mention steps for problem solving, looks very familiar if I am thinking at 8D or even more, at QRQC.

At ...