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Improving quality, productivity and reducing waste in construction
An introduction to the Get it Right Initiative, its goals and activities to eliminate avoidable error and improve construction.
Defining Quality 4.0: a new CQI research project
Published: 23 Feb 2021
The CQI is pleased to announce that we have commissioned a consortium comprising Leeds University Business School and The Oakland Institute for Business Research and Education to carry out some research into the concepts and principles that underpin the evolution of ‘Quality Management 4.0&
Driving quality excellence in 2021
Published: 15 Feb 2021
Eric Stoop, CEO at EASE Inc – a developer of plant floor audits and insights software in the US – provides his top five tips to help manufacturing businesses overcome the obstacles posed by Covid-19.
Lack of engagement from top management
Published: 18 Jan 2021
In our latest dilemma, Chris Achillea, UK Head of Compliance at Integral, UK, explains how quality managers can encourage senior teams to take ownership and more responsibility for their management system(s).
Utilising the '8D Approach' in business
Published: 15 Dec 2020
Stephanie Herring, Quality Manager at Wales Fertility Institute, UK, explains why the 8D approach should be applied when investigating non-conformances.
Auditing Santa's Workshop
Published: 15 Dec 2020
With Christmas soon approaching, Hussain Ali, CQP MCQI, Quality Manager at Jacobs Engineering, explains how an audit at Santa’s Workshop taught him how to deliver more efficient audits during and after the festive season.
Process automation and the quality professional
Published: 23 Nov 2020
Richard Seddon, Managing Partner at Process Management International (PMI), UK, explains why quality professionals need to embrace process automation tools in this digitally advanced era.
Eliminating the costs of poor quality
Published: 13 Oct 2020
Vimala Balusamy, CQP MCQI, Quality and Project Management Consultant, India, shares her five steps to help prevent poor quality costs in businesses.
Strengthening customer relationships through quality assurance
Published: 12 Oct 2020
Ben Dewison, Specialist Member of The Institute of Customer Service, UK, explains the importance of quality assurance and how it can be used to improve customer relationships.
Setting and applying SMART objectives
Published: 11 Aug 2020
Sam Kinch, Quality Management Consultant at qualityinspired.co.uk, highlights the importance of SMART objectives and how businesses should apply them.