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Understanding the Purposes behind Kaizen

By Dianna | 15 Nov 2021

You’ve heard of kaizen but are not sure what it is. Is it the right methodology for your project or organization? Should you host a kaizen event? Before we really talk about kaizen, we need to talk about Lean. Lean is a philosophy, a way a company operates. A company that is Lean is focused…

Testing Designs from Prototype vs. Production Processes

By Dianna | 15 Oct 2021

Having worked in the quality field for years, I think the principles and philosophes of quality and reliability engineering apply to a broad range of topics. It’s not just for making products or for manufacturing production (although that’s what we talk about a lot). There are published papers where quality methods are used for schools,…

Quality and Cross-Functional Teams

By Dianna | 15 Sep 2021

I’m a fan of cross-functional teams. My main reason is that the different perspectives that each person brings from their respective areas of the business helps create a more complete vision of product and performance risk. Part of quality (and design!) means assessing and managing risk, and I’ve seen time and again the power of bringing people together: better understanding,…

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applying quality thinking during the design process to get the best designs

is like

 pruning a fruit tree as it grows to get the best fruit