ISO 9001:2015 and Documented Information The first thing we heard about ISO 9001:2015 version was no… [more]
Fitness for Use
Fitness for Use Categories Dr Juran defined a non-conformance or reject or defect as "unfit for use".… [more]
Who is Responsible for Quality? Just who is responsible for quality; the customer or the processor or… [more]
How Come Hardly Anything Ever Gets Better? The Case for Quality Improvement.
Quality Improvement from the Quality College In 1987, I had the privilege to attend the Quality College… [more]
What Does ISO Stand For?
Where Did the Name ISO Come From? ISO is the anachronism for "International Organization for Standardization".… [more]
Where Did the Name ISO Come From? ISO is the anachronism for “International Organization for Standardization”. It is not the” International Standards Organization”. The anachronism would have been different in each country – IOS in English, OIN in French. To avoid any problems this would create the founders gave it a short, all-purpose name. They […]
Management Review – a Continuous Improvement Tool or Generator of Arbitrary Numerical Targets Eliminate arbitrary numerical targets Eliminate work standards that prescribe quotas for the work force and numerical goals for people in management. Substitute aids and helpful leadership in order to achieve continual improvement of quality and productivity. Dr. W. Edwards Deming […]
ISO 14000 – Green Standard
This is going to be a running article to see how much we can save companies and individuals, simply by changing habits. Technacon Company Inc. is looking for your ideas to see what we can save the average person – and put more money in the implementer’s pocket – Cha-ching. We want to help people go green […]
“If I have one more person tell me I need to make my company Green, I’m going to become politically incorrect.” This statement was made in a CEO round-table meeting and perfectly describes the frustration business owners feel. Sales are down, the economy is questionable and they are being pressured to make an investment because […]