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Why Do We Need Standard Operating Procedures?

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are well-documented processes or procedures that an organization must keep in place to make sure that products and services are being delivered smoothly and consistently. SOPs are commonly utilized to demonstrate conformity with operational practices or regulations. They are documenting how jobs are to be carried out within any company. [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Why Do We Need Standard Operating Procedures?

How to Use the 5 Whys of Root Cause Analysis

The 5 whys of root cause analysis is a technique often used during problem solving procedure. It is based on asking “why?” 5 times in continuous order to find the root cause of problem.  By asking why a problem occurred each time, the answer then turns into the premises of next question, forcing it [...]

By |August 31st, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on How to Use the 5 Whys of Root Cause Analysis

How to Use a Kanban Production Control System

A Kanban production control system is a visual system used to control production as a part of Lean Manufacturing or Just in Time (JIT). Being part of pull system, it can manage to control what to produce, how much to produce, and when to produce it. The aim of the Kanban production control system [...]

By |August 17th, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on How to Use a Kanban Production Control System

The Importance of Brainstorming During Development

Brainstorming was first introduced by Alex F. Osborne around 1939. Disheartened from his workers’ inabilities to create innovative ideas, Osborne started developing new ways of thinking for problem solving within his organization. They were based on a teamwork approach rather than working as an independent individual. He started with organizing group thinking discussions and [...]

By |August 3rd, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on The Importance of Brainstorming During Development

How to Use Gap Analysis Techniques During Auditing

A gap analysis is process that compares actual state or performance of any company with their desired or future state. The method provides the series of actions that identifies missing strategies, processes, practices, capabilities, skill, technologies etc. and then suggest the solution that will be helping to complete desired goals of company. It is [...]

By |July 20th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on How to Use Gap Analysis Techniques During Auditing

Implementing Cross Training Employees

In the current climate business organizations can’t take the risk failing irrespective of the industry, just because their key player was lost at a critical stage. Cross training employees plays a vital role, so that losing one of them won’t cause an end to our organization. Basically, cross-training is an organized process to train [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on Implementing Cross Training Employees

How to Generate and Use a Process Control Chart

What are Process Control Charts? Basically ‘Process Control Charts’ are where process data (outputs) are plotted out in the form of graphs or charts in a time-ordered cycle and it is a focused run chart. In simple terms we can say that it is a graph which is used to examine the behavior of [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on How to Generate and Use a Process Control Chart

How to Create a Quality Policy for Construction

In the construction industry we can define quality as the accomplishment of satisfactory performance levels from construction activities. The acceptable and satisfactory performance can be achieved when the activity fulfills or surpasses the customer’s or owner’s requirement. A quality policy for construction, is a document which summarise a construction company’s commitment to quality and [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on How to Create a Quality Policy for Construction

SOC 2 And Business Continuity

A business continuity policy should be part of your company’s operational setup. Up to 25% of businesses fail to recover from disasters. It can be incredibly difficult for a small business to return to normalcy after an interruption. An insurance policy and emergency funds can only help you to an extent. Nonetheless, having a [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on SOC 2 And Business Continuity

What is the Andon System and how is it Used

What is Andon System? Basically, an Andon System is part of Lean manufacturing which is designed to keep operators and managers on the alert about any occurring issues in real time and take counter measures without any delay. In simple terms, it can be defined as a visual tool where an abnormality can be [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on What is the Andon System and how is it Used