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Inside Quality Digest Live for Nov. 3, 2017

The wide, wide world of quality

Published: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:00

During the Nov. 3, 2017, episode of QDL, we (figuratively) traveled the globe to bring you quality information. Let’s take a closer look:

“‘Made in Japan’ Falls from Grace Amid Scandals, Systematic Flaws in Manufacturing Industry”

Kobe Steel is the latest Japanese manufacturer to admit to wrongdoing, in this case falsifying and fabricating data. What has befallen Japanese industry, and can it recover?

“G7 Leaders Recognize International Standards to Drive Innovation, Competitiveness in Information and Communications Technologies”

The Group of Seven is the world’s most exclusive economy club, as it represents nearly $300 trillion of net financial worth. In a recent declaration, the G7 nations pledged to support standardization and interoperability in IT as part of the Next Production Revolution.

Interview: Tim Lozier

Lozier is the director of product strategy for Verse Solutions and author of the article, “Six Signs Your Document Control System Is Effective.” Click here to register for the webinar he is presenting on this topic, “Building Effective Document Control in an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.”

“Epistemology at the Gemba”

In this article, Harish Jose considers how we know something, and what that knowledge means—especially as it pertains to quality improvement, performance excellence, and lean.

Tech Corner: Q-Skills 3D

Q-Skills 3D is an interactive, fun, and self-paced quality training software product. In this Tech Corner, Dirk takes a look at the latest version.

Catch us again for another episode of Quality Digest Live this coming Fri., Nov. 10, 2017. You can watch us either on our home page or our dedicated player page. See you there!

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