Continuous Improvement is a way of life, and that is how it should be. We are challenged to continually do more with less, whilst making sure that we “focus on what can improve the bottom line!” So the challenge is clear Make sure that what we do affects the bottom line in a positive way … Read moreGood Enough Really Can Be Good Enough!
It is quite a normal process for Original Manufacturers (OEMs) to have people from their own company or contract third parties to visit and audit overseas suppliers to verify the quality of the products or services that they are producing for them. This is particularly well known in China and should be no surprise to any … Read moreTurn Suppler Quality On Its Head
I have spoken about Quality philosophies previously and have stated how important it is to apply the correct methodology and to not become a slave to any. In this article, I am going to introduce you to my friend Bob and how the use of the essentials of Six Sigma helped him many years ago. … Read moreMy Friend Bob’s Yield Challenges
I was lucky enough to be introduced to and trained by one of the key individuals who established Six Sigma in Motorola, Keke Bhote. The level of analysis and subsequent problem solving that this eco-system can offer is astonishing. The adoption of continuous quality improvement is engrained into this. But when is enough, enough? Should … Read moreQuality Methodologies