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The changing nature of quality
Published: 29 Nov 2017
E-Squared is sponsoring the Quality Professional of the Year Award in the CQI’s International Quality Awards. In this sponsored feature, David Key, managing director at E-Squared, answers what change means for the quality profession.
Invalid data – a researcher’s nightmare
Published: 24 Nov 2017
Rashad Issa, PMP, CQP MCQI, project management director for Workplace Options, reports on the CQI’s event Quality in Clinical Trial.
The origins of Lean Six Sigma
Published: 14 Nov 2017
This sponsored feature from Catalyst Consulting Ltd explores the history and techniques of applying a continuous improvement framework. This is an edited extract from Lean Six Sigma for Leaders by Martin Brenig-Jones and Jo Dowdall of Catalyst Consulting
The Chancellor needs the UK to work smarter, not harder, to improve productivity.
Published: 1 Nov 2017
Phillip Hammond faces a tricky situation for his 22 November budget: a political need to soften austerity, weak growth and unacceptable levels of UK productivity, all wrapped up with the BREXIT debate.
Psychology in quality
Published: 31 Oct 2017
David Straker, CQP, MCQI, shares his personal experience in linking psychology with the quality profession (PinQ).
CV: getting it right
Published: 17 Oct 2017
Campbell Urquhart describes how to write a quality curriculum vitae (CV) and reveals the most common mistakes he has seen in job applications.
ISO 22000:2018 set to impact the global food sector
Published: 17 Aug 2017
As the standard for food safety management systems undergoes a major revision, Ian Dunlop, CQP FCQI, explains the most significant changes.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 6: Objective evaluation
Published: 26 Jul 2017
In the final part of our series, Richard Green, CQP MCQI, explains how auditors can determine if an organisation has a culture of objective evaluation.
How to conduct an effective root cause analysis
Published: 26 Jul 2017
Mohamed Mohamedi, quality management engineer at Aramco, explains why identifying the correct root cause is crucial to recognising a valid corrective action.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 5: Improvement
Published: 28 Jun 2017
In part five of our series, Richard Green explains the responsibility of the auditor to effect change and improvement.