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Quality Management Data - Historical Analysis

Posted by Mary McAtee on Mar 04, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

Tribal Knowledge: Quality Management Data for Historical Analysis                                     

Ever since people began handing down information from person to person and parent to child, there has been something called tribal knowledge. Almost everyone can point to a specific skill they have or knowledge they possess that was transferred to them by an elder. This elder may have been a relative, a community member, a teacher or a coworker. I certainly rely regularly on wisdom and skills I gained from all of the above. One situation in particular stands out in my memory as a teachable moment I have never forgotten.                                                                       

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, IBS America, Mary McAtee, Quality Data Management, Best Practices

Task Tracking in EQMS

Posted by James Hartford on Nov 20, 2012 @ 10:02 AM

In today’s fast paced business environment, it is has become harder and harder for those concerned with quality management and service delivery related activities to keep track of all of their responsibilities as well as their required tasks without something falling through the cracks.   The days of the yellow sticky note no longer suffice as a tool for us to organize the myriad of activities we are not only responsible to complete but also monitor and oversee.  Our never ending attempts to remain focused appear to be futile in that we are growing ever busier and become easily derailed by sidebar activities and impromptu scheduled events.  One advantage of having IBS software to manage quality processes is its ability to organize and streamline activities to address just these problems.

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Topics: IBS Company News, Automotive Quality Management, CompliantPro, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Customer Management Software, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Compliance Software, Risk Management, Cost of Quality, Quality Data Management, Customer Q&A, Track & Trace, Crisis Management

Quality Management "Product Complexity in The Automotive Industry"

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:24 PM

Rebalancing the Product Complexity Equation

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Topics: Automotive Quality Management, Quality Management Systems, Manufacturing Software, Quality Management Software, Enterprise Quality Management, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Quality Assurance Management, Quality Control in Manufacturing, EQMS, Automotive, Quality Data Management, Enterprise Manufacturing Software, LNS Research, Matthew Littlefield

Who is Measuring the Cost of Quality?

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Oct 16, 2012 @ 11:45 AM

A Guest Post by LNS Research

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Topics: Quality Management Systems, Manufacturing Software, Quality Management Software, Enterprise Quality Management, Cost of Quality, Quality Data Management, LNS Research, Matthew Littlefield

IBS To Speak at the 2012 AIAG Quality Summit

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jul 30, 2012 @ 10:56 AM

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Quality Data Management, TS 16949

Helping Your CEO With Quality Management, Part 2

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jul 16, 2012 @ 11:10 AM

After our last "Solving Your CEO's Business Problems with Quality" blog post, we wanted to do a follow-up from this same ASQ World Quality Conference session by Mike Adams on how you can take an initiative most important to you and align, communicate, and leverage it to help your CEO solve your organizations' business problems. 

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Topics: IBS at Quality Conferences, Enterprise Quality Management, Quality Data Management

Quality Professionals: Work With the CEO to Solve Business Problems

Posted by Ashley Osgood on Jul 09, 2012 @ 09:18 AM

One of the issues we see constantly for quality professionals is their desire to communicate more effectively with management. How can you encourage them to make the right company decisions based on your quality data? How can you get them to see what you see? 

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Topics: Quality Assurance Management, Manufacturing Productivity, Quality Data 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

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