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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
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.
ISO 9001:2015 – an opportunity to reboot your QMS
Published: 19 Jul 2017
Kevin Scanlan, quality and document control manager at CRC-Evans Offshore, explains how his team found success by rebuilding their QMS as part of the transition to ISO 9001:2015.
Whole process improvement in construction projects
Published: 30 Jun 2017
Helen Soulou, CQP FCQI, quality manager at Heathrow Airport, explains how the quality toolbox can transform a culture of snag lists and rework.
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.
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.
Taking the mystery out of ISO 9001:2015
The CQI spoke to Lucy Payne, CQP MCQI, quality management consultant at CQI and IRCA Approved Training Partner, Vale Quality Management Services to find out her career advice and how the training clarifies ISO 9001:2015.