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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
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.
Fish Fraud: How the Marine Stewardship Council tackles unregulated fishing
Published: 2 Jun 2017
In the early 1990s the impact of overfishing on the marine environment and on seafood supplies was reaching a critical point. This year the Marine Stewardship Council is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the picture is looking far healthier.
The cost of rework: Finding the key to improving productivity in construction
Published: 24 May 2017
Seán Connolly, the quality leader at Expanded, a Laing O'Rourke company, asks whether reducing rework is the key to improving productivity in construction.
Getting value from your supply chain
Published: 13 Apr 2017
Bob Hughes, CQP FCQI, explains why an organisation’s products and services are only as good as its supply chain.
Best of the CQI eLibrary: root cause analysis
Published: 30 Mar 2017
Organisations are encouraged to use root cause analysis to identify errors and implement preventative action. We highlight five top articles to help you better understand root cause analysis.
Brexit: Quality challenges facing new supply chains
Published: 15 Mar 2017
Adeyemi Shodipo, director at training and consultancy company Charis Management Systems, explains why the quality profession will play a crucial role post-Brexit.