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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

Six Sigma Explained for Beginners

What is Six Sigma? A new idea of quality management process was developed in 1986 by the American company Motorola in accordance with evolving markets and processes. This concept has been polished and refined over the years into a proper theory of principles and methods, designed for business transformation by means of a well-defined [...]

By |April 27th, 2020|Lean Articles, Quality Articles|Comments Off on Six Sigma Explained for Beginners

Using 5 Whys Analysis for Problem Solving

Every organization can experience unexpected problems in its processes. But the fact is that these problems can just be a sign of deeper issues. It can be an appropriate solution to quickly fix the problem; still, it doesn’t keep us safe from repetitive mistakes as initial containment actions or temporary fixes does not solve [...]

By |April 13th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Using 5 Whys Analysis for Problem Solving

Using a Change Impact Assessment Matrix within Your Business

Majority of business improvement projects can be successful on the basis of their ability to implement change in an efficient as well effective manner. Usually the most challenging part of the change initiative is to prepare people for that. People are forced to deal with the reality of continuous change management in their organizations [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Using a Change Impact Assessment Matrix within Your Business

Internal Audit Requirement When Certified Under ISO 9001

The internal audit program is a crucial part of ISO 9001. Basically, it is a self-analysis tool which enables a business entity to periodically authenticate that it is fulfilling all requirements of the ISO 9001. Internal audits are those audits which are conducted by our organization and they act as a self-check mechanism for [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Internal Audit Requirement When Certified Under ISO 9001

Guide on Process Mapping Steps to Take

A process map can be defined as a management and planning tool which explains the workflow visually. It provides a clear framework for production processes, business structures and management responsibilities. Process mapping displays who and what is included in a process and can be employed in any business entity. Besides that, it can also [...]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on Guide on Process Mapping Steps to Take

How to Do Pareto Analysis and The Benefits

Joseph M. Juran who was a Romanian-born American engineer and management consultant, proposed the principle of Pareto Analysis in the late 1940s. He named this analysis after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto as it was observed by him that in Italy 20% of the population utilized 80% of income. Afterwards, different surveys were carried out [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on How to Do Pareto Analysis and The Benefits