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Selecting the right problem-solving strategy
Published: 8 Jun 2021
Derek Scott, CQP FCQI, Quality Manager at Rubberatkins, Scotland, takes a look at models and strategies for problem-solving.
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.
Can your tendering process build potential failure into your project?
Published: 26 Feb 2021
Dave Sheedy, CQP MCQI, Quality Assurance Manager at ArcelorMittal Kent Wire Ltd, UK, explains the life-saving importance of suppliers producing the correct accreditation for the latest construction quality standards.
Meet the Fellow: Paul Sexton
Published: 8 Feb 2021
Paul Sexton, Director of QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment) Help Pty Ltd in Perth, Australia, explains the importance of achieving the Fellowship grade after a long and lucrative career in quality.
Six Sigma in the manufacturing industry
Published: 28 Jan 2021
Husain Al-Omani, Master Black Belt, Board Member of the AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) International Marketing Board, highlights the importance of the Six Sigma approach and why more businesses should adopt this quality management methodology.
Managing quality and risk in projects
Published: 20 Jan 2021
Abdullah Shaiban, Project Inspection Supervisor at Saudi Aramco – a multinational petroleum and natural gas company – highlights the importance of integrating risk into a quality management system.
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.