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David Woods
We all know multiple people who work in a quality role who are not members of ASQ. Have you ever asked them why they are ...

@David Woods … a few points

  • too expensive
  • pay just to have to pay for more (events, training, etc.)
  • doesn't give ...

@David Woods we hace discussed this at the member leader level in LATAM, and there are many issues:

  • Cost is a ...

@David Woods My thoughts on it:

  • Training budgets are the first thing to get cut - Since many people use ASQ for ...
Michael Faber
We are an OEM, but use many components purchased from outside vendors (off the shelf items). We often resell the ...
Michael Faber Aug '22
Interesting topic where there are many different aspects to consider and various opinions on it. Using EN 10204 ...
I would say that depending on what industry you are in, consulting company legal counsel may be of benefit. If ...

@Andrew Conway - Thank you, Andrew. This is good and useful information.

@Ron Gilliland - Thank you, Ron. We did indeed seek legal counsel and they made some tweaks to the document we ...

Jose Perez Jose Perez Aug '22
It's more a question of financial risk and reward than of certification. Key question: why have you chosen to ...

@Michael Faber, I work as a quality inspector but do a lot of quality assurance work. A certificate of compliance or ...

We are a distributor of industrial products and often supply what I'd call a "generic" COC on our own letterhead. If ...

@Michael Faber - You may want to look at ISO/IEC 17050 if you haven't already. I am not an expert in this standard, but ...

Anastasis Alayon
My organization currently runs weekly quality meetings where open quality reports are discussed. These reports ...
Shannon Gittermann
How can one volunteer to be on one of the committees?

@Shannon Gittermann I didn't see anyone responded to your question. There may be a more direct way, but I will ...

Charisse Salim
I'm fairly new to my organization and I am required to complete a review of the company's risk vs opportunity. Any ...
Charisse Salim Jul '22

@Charisse Salim I am not an authority in the subject, I would have loved to see responses from other professionals ...

Risk Analysis: Probably you can start looking into the intended use of the product, based on that you can identify ...

I'm no expert at this as others have stated. But in my experience we do risk/opportunity assessments on a case-by ...

@Charisse Salim
I would begin with a survey of your leadership and key managers. What do they see as major risks? ...

@Dominic Mwata Thanks for the article. It was definitely a good read. I like the idea of risk ranking the NC's, it can ...

@Vinod Sankaran Thank you for the feedback. In practice and in theory, I understand the risk evaluation better ...

@Larry Cichelli Thank you. The document was very helpful at a glance. I am thinking this can be built out into a ...

@Douglas Wood Hello, thank you for the feedback. I will certainly look into it.

Dominic Mwata
Dear all, I'd like to hear your views from knowledge or experience about the fundamental processes of a quality ...
Dominic Mwata Jul '22
Melissa Minyon
All, do I need the AQL inspection standards as references when taking the CQE exam? The CQE handbook references ...
Melissa Minyon Apr '22
I would bring in something with abbreviated tables, such as The Certified Quality Process Handbook, or ...

I remember bringing a physical copy of each ANSI Acceptance Sampling standard with me to the exam (many, many years ...

I needed them for my exam but others did not. I would recommend including them in your reference materials

@Melissa Minyon
Hello Melissa, i came across this question when I was about to ask the same thing. Did you happen to ...

Norm Howe
Join us on June 21st, 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm Pacific, for ASQ Storytime, a fun story share where you are invited to share ...
Norm Howe Jun '22
Michael Hirt
Congratulations QMD on receiving the Silver Award for 2021. This is a measure of Division Management ...
Michael Hirt May '22
Luigi Sille
Luigi Sille Apr '22