Quality Video

Tracking Covid-19

We look at several interesting articles on Covid-19 that Quality Digest has run in the past few weeks.

"Tracking Covid-19" series by Don Wheeler, Al Phadt, and Kathryn Whyte.
A look at Covid-19 using a semilog chart.

"Break the Curve and Keep It Broken" by Bill Levinson
A mathy look at R-naught and the impact of various mitigations on Covid-19

"Four Ways Companies Can Support Their Workers During the Coronavirus Crisis" by Paula Caligiuri and Helen De Cieri from The Conversation.
Four research-backed ways companies can promote employees' health and well-being during this crisis.

Quality Webinar Series: Remote Auditing

Watch this free 20 min webinar aimed at answering your most pressing questions around remote collaboration and communication. A three part series, this session focuses on remote auditing. Be sure to sign up for sessions one and three to learn best practices for document control and digital training management.

Quality Webinar Series: Maintaining Business Continuity Remotely

Watch this free 20-minute webinar aimed at answering your most pressing questions around remote collaboration and communication. The first of a three-part series, session one focused on document control. Be sure to sign up for sessions two and three to learn best practices for remote auditing and training management.

HxGN SFx | Asset Management

HxGN SFx | Asset Management software provides manufacturers with remote dashboard access to real-time information about the health and performance status of their machines and measurement routines.

New Online Resource Center for Quality Management

In these uncertain times, working virtually and approaching new challenges with agility is of paramount importance if your company expects to continue to serve your customers. Veeva's new free resource center aims to provide relevant content and host virtual events to ensure you have the strategies and tactics to maximize your team’s performance in the current environment.

A look at the new global QMS database

IAF CertSearch

Over the years there have been many attempts to create a database of companies registered to ISO management systems. All of them eventually gave up on the effort.

Well, the database is back and is now spearheaded by the International Accreditation Forum. We talk to Grant Ramaley, Director of Regulatory Affairs for Aseptico Inc., and Nigel Johnston, Founder & CEO of QualityTrade.com, Developer for IAF CertSearch.

IAF CertSearch - global certification database 
Intro video
Youtube channel 
IAF (International Accreditation Forum)

Covid-19 and the supply chain

Digital manufacturing helps mitigate supply chain disruptions

How has Covid-19 impacted the supply chain, particularly if you do business in China? How can digital manufacturing help mitigate supply chain issues? We talk to Jennifer Grant of HAIZOL, a contract manufacturer based in China, to find out.

Digital manufacturing: Don't get left behind

How to make the digital transformation

Digital platforms hold the promise of providing a single source of truth for collecting, analyzing, and sharing data across the organization. Sounds easy, but…. We talk to Nicole Radziwill, senior VP of quality and strategy at Ultranauts.

Webinar: Making Digital Transformation Work for You
On-demand recording from March 17, 2020 webinar

Book: Connected, Intelligent, Automated: The Definitive Guide to Digital Transformation and Quality 4.0, by Nicole Radziwill

RS-SQUARED: Structured light scanning with an Absolute Arm

The RS-SQUARED Area Scanner is the first structured light scanner that uses a portable measuring arm for referencing. That means ultra-high-speed surface scanning with no need for targets or spraying. And with full speed scanning available over WiFi and on battery power, the Absolute Arm is more portable than ever with RS-SQUARED.

Is ISO 9001 certification worth it?

Is ISO 9001 certification worth it?

Is there value in ISO 9001 certification? It depends. In some cases, you have to get certain certifications either because your customer requires it or because it helps you meet some regulatory requirement. Some people see value strictly for marketing purposes. And for others, along with all that, is the value that the process itself brings to the company. We talk to Nimit Patel, president of Hydraulic Manifolds USA, to get some answers straight from someone who has gone through the journey.