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Inside Quality Digest Live for Dec. 8, 2017

Manufacturing, urgent urgency, and a robot took my job

Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00

Our Dec. 8, 2017, episode of QDL looked at smart manufacturing, remanufacturing, pants-on-fire bosses, and five things your QMS needs.

“Smart Manufacturing Trends in 2017”

The digital manufacturing environment, or smart manufacturing, is growing by leaps and bounds, and is spurred on by technological advances in robotics, augmented reality, and more.

“ANSI Seeks Comments on New Standard Proposal on Process of Remanufacturing”

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) encourages its members and relevant stakeholders to comment on a proposed new work item to ISO on the subject of “Specifications for the Process of Remanufacturing,” by close of business on Fri., Dec. 22, 2017.

“How to Manage a Leader Who Makes Everything Urgent”

I need this done now! Wait... I need this done now! I need it all done now! Sound familiar?

“Five Things Your Quality Management System Needs”

Here are five things that you can build into your QMS that will enhance your ability to extend quality to the rest of the organization: Flexibility, process traceability, risk-based thinking, integration, and better reporting metrics.

Off script: Will we see net job loss due to automation?

Catch us again for another episode of Quality Digest Live this coming Fri., Dec. 15, 2017. You can watch us either on our home page or our dedicated player page. See you there!


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Dirk Dusharme is Quality Digest’s editor in chief.