Quality Management 2.0 Blog

Improve Your Bottom Line: Linking Finance and Quality Management

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jun 25, 2012 @ 10:40 AM

As quality professionals, you are often faced with collaborating with production processes and other departments within your organization towards a common goal: make the business more profitable. Most often, you have a unique insight as to how to make this possible, but you don't know how to make your vision a reality. To do this, you must understand that one of your most important allies in your company is the financial department, and we'll show you how to speak their language to help your organization benefit. 

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, ISO Quality Management System, Production Processes, Manufacturing Productivity

Key Performance Indicators for Manufacturing Market Leaders

Posted by IBS America on Jun 19, 2012 @ 08:52 AM

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Topics: Warranty Management, Quality Management Systems, Process Control, Manufacturing Software, Supply Chain Management

New Quality Management Software Customer: Wausau Columbus Paper

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jun 14, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

IBS enterprise manufacturing software has the capabilities and versatility to drive quality improvements across the enterprise for a wide variety of industries. Among the new companies signing on to the dynamic IBS quality management software solution in Q1 of 2012, we are happy to welcome the following company to our robust roster of clients. The following is a company summary of the Wausau Columbus Paper organization as well as a description of their business problems and how IBS was able to help overcome them. 

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Topics: IBS Company News, CompliantPro, Product Quality Control, Quality Data Management, Enterprise Manufacturing Software

Manufacturing Industry Faces New Challenges: Supply Chain Management

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jun 11, 2012 @ 09:21 AM

The current dynamic business environment and the competition in today’s slow-growing markets challenge global manufacturers with new requirements such as Built-To-Order, Traceability Management and increasingly short product lifecycles.

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Topics: Production Quality Control, Supply Chain Management, QSYS, Quality Data Management, Traceability Management, TS 16949, QSYS Professional

2012 World Quality Improvement Conference in Anaheim, CA

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jun 06, 2012 @ 10:07 AM

Several members of the IBS team a few weeks back joined the top quality professionals in the world at the annual ASQ World Quality Improvement Conference this year taking place in Anaheim, CA. With about 3,000 attendees at the conference (about a 40% increase in last year's attendance, according to an ASQ volunteer), there was about three packed days full of session seminars, workshops, exhibitions, and learning. 

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Topics: IBS Company News, IBS at Quality Conferences, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management Software

Growing Trends in Supply Chain Management

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jun 04, 2012 @ 09:40 AM

We recently attended an informative webinar offered by the Supply Chain Council featuring a panel of influencers who continued the debate of Future Trends and Impacts of Supply Chain Management kicked off at the conference event, and the panel discussion revealed some very interesting trends.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Complaint Management, Traceability Management, Production Process

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