Quality professionals know the value of automation. Minimizing errors that lead to defects, freeing up internal resources and optimizing collaboration can all have a significant impact on your bottom line and brand reputation. These are all key benefits of automated quality management software.
Quality Creates Perspective
A QMS Resource for Quality Champions: news, perspective and commentary on hot issues in quality and quality management.
The Importance of Choosing a Cloud Native QMS Solution
A cloud-native QMS offers a broader spectrum of applications, global access to one system, the latest in AI and machine learning technology, and real-time data analysis. Add in limitless storage and highly adaptable functionality, and it's clear a cloud-native QMS is a configurable, flexible option for growing businesses.
Advanced Quality Management: A Guide to Evaluating the Best QMS
Are you preparing for ISO 9001 certification? This page contains the information you need to know about the requirements, software, and more.
5 Ways the Quality Management System Reduces the Cost of Quality
According to the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the cost of poor quality totals up to 15% of an organization’s revenue. Scrapping defects, managing recalls, product redesign—all of these impact productivity and profits.
Innovation and Quality in a Hyper-Competitive Market: Purple’s Quality Journey with ETQ Reliance
QMS Best Practices and Success Stories
There are always great features to be found straight out of the box for quality management software, but its real power comes from its customizable nature. To give you some inspiration and implementation best practice tips, look at how some of America's most successful companies use ETQ Reliance to fit their diverse range of needs.
The QMS Earned its Stripes as an Essential Worker During the Pandemic and Beyond
Our CTO, Morgan Palmer, recently wrote an article for Quality Magazine pointing out the beneficial role of quality management systems (QMS) in helping companies stay afloat during this time of massive change. With labor shortages, new processes, such as remote audit management, required of remote and hybrid workers, the pressure to source components and improve supply chain quality has become more important than ever.
The Importance of Supplier Quality Visibility in the Rapidly Expanding EV Market
A look at how automated processes can affect quality in automotive manufacturing. Particularly looking at how quality analytics can be used to offer enterprise-wide visibility. This is especially important as the demand for EVs increases. With a higher production rate, it's important that quality is maintained.
Building a QMS Foundation Using Documentation
Building a quality management system (QMS) foundation requires spending time on the fundamentals. The building blocks of a good QMS ensure that every function and process implemented can be understood easily, used collaboratively, and updated automatically. Ensuring this is a reality involves using proper documentation.
What Nike’s Supply Chain Disruption Teaches Us About Supplier Quality
Currently, Nike faces a two to four-month production shutdown across its external partners in Vietnam. That downtime translates into over 160 million shoes lost due to production challenges and quality management issues. This article discusses Nike's current supply chain challenges, revealing the importance of consistently improving supplier quality with advanced data analysis.
Disruption Powers Digital Supply Chain Investments
Things moved quickly when the pandemic first hit, and it was the businesses embracing digital that could weather the storm. With everyone required to stay home, e-commerce sales jumped 44% in 2020. The businesses that could respond to the global situation and offer online ordering were the ones who managed to get through the worst of the lockdowns.
What Can We Learn About Quality from Formula One Racing?
A piece that relates different elements of motorsport to quality. For example, the Mercedes F1 team has a high-quality car, and the results are clear; they've dominated in recent years. The lesson from this is that with consistency, the right team and proper quality control, performance will also be high —which, of course, translates to ROI.