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Inside Quality Digest Live for October 20, 2017

All technology, all the time

Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00

We cover a wide range of topics on QDL most weeks, but our latest episode, from Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, provided a steady drumbeat of technological detail. Here’s what we chatted about:

“Energy Harvested from Evaporation Could Power Much of U.S., Says Study”

Renewal sources of energy like solar or wind are great... if the sun is shining or the wind is blowing. According to Columbia University researchers, however, the process of evaporation may be able to provide access to more reliable sources of power.

“New Handbook Helps Medical Devices Sector Improve Its Quality Management System”

ISO 13485:2016, the quality management system standard created just for the medical device industry, allows users to balance safety, efficiency, and good stewardship of their companies. ISO’s new handbook helps users, registrars, and certification bodies properly interpret the standard.

Interview: Frank Defesche

Defesche is the senior vice president and general manager of Veeva Systems, and recently contributed the article, “Why IT Lobbied for Cloud QMS,” which presents a compelling case study offering insight into a cloud-based QMS implementation. Click here to register for the webinar he is presenting on this topic, “Increase Your Quality Efficiency and Compliance with Cloud QMS,” coming up Oct. 26, 2017, at 11 a.m. Pacific, 2 p.m. Eastern.

“Why Intelligent Supply Chains Will Rule the World”

This article takes a deep dive into data interoperability as it applies to global supply chains. Elizabeth Gasiorowski Denis of ISO Focus asks us to consider the importance of standards in organizing and harmonizing world trade through the intermodal transfer that’s endemic to today’s supply chains.

Off-Script: Many Happy Returns?

In this, our semi-regular unscripted discussion, Dirk asked me if the free-return policies at online retailers like Amazon are making us all wasteful shoppers. Good question.

Catch us again for another episode of Quality Digest Live this coming Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 You can watch us either on our home page or our dedicated player page. See you there!

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