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Gunther Augustin, Director of Global Quality Assurance at Dr Schar

Ensuring quality is baked right in

Published: 24 May 2024

Manufacturer Dr Schär produces food for people with special nutritional needs, with quality at the heart of the production process from field to plate. Here, we take a closer look at a case study of an organisation that employs continuous improvement to meet stringent standards in food safety – and taste.

Person wearing a helmet and goggles merging into graphic of high rise buildings

Driving the future of quality through research and learning

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The CQI’s commitment to learning, adapting, and evolving ensures we continue to deliver value and support for our members through access to shared expertise, knowledge, and exclusive benefits. We’re pleased to support Gartner’s State of Quality Function Survey as part of our ongoing collaboration.

Vince Desmond, CEO, CQI and CQI Hong Kong Members attending "iHub" branch event

Reflections on quality in four quotes and three cities: London - Hong Kong - Tokyo

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Our Chief Executive, Vince Desmond, reflects on his recent visit to CQI and IRCA Japan in Tokyo and our Hong Kong Branch. Key takeaways include the dedication and commitment of quality professionals leading development and learning through volunteering, cross-cultural quality, and the positive impacts of digital and sustainable quality approaches.

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CQI Deming Special Interest Group

Deming as a Strategy

Join the Deming Special Interest Group in this online presentation if you would like to understand how to manage in a way that significantly improves the effectiveness of your business or organization, transforming it from the conventional command-and-control to what Deming called ‘one of optimization’.

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  • Virtual/Online
Type Special Interest GroupVirtual
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CQI Deming Special Interest Group

Forces of Destruction with round table discussion

Join the Deming Special Interest Group in a short presentation around the damage the forces of destruction create in business life; followed by a round table discussion

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  • Virtual/Online
Type Special Interest GroupVirtual
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Audit SIG

Audit SIG AGM 2024

Join the Audit Sig for their annual AGM.

Steve Wilson ISO/IEC 27006-1

Updated ISO/IEC 27006-1:2024 giving confidence in certification

Published: 22 May 2024

BS EN ISO/IEC 27006-1:2024, giving requirements for bodies that provide audit and certification of information security management systems, was published in March this year. Steve Watkins, Chair of the BSI technical committee IST/33 for information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection standards, and co-editor of the standard, talks through its key points.

Sustainability and climate change

Taking action on climate change

Published: 17 May 2024

In February, the International Standards Organization (ISO) added two new statements of text into 31 Type A management system standards, to ensure that climate change issues are considered. Geoff Vorley, Director of Quality Management and Training Limited, UK, takes a closer look at the impact of this on several of the key standards.