Risk Management Article

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By: William A. Levinson

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By: Peter J. Strauss

The recent spate of natural disasters that devastated parts of North America included a violent variety of events. There were three major hurricanes—Harvey, Irma, and Maria—wildfires in California, an earthquake in Mexico, and tornadoes in Oklahoma.

One thing these calamities have in common: They inflicted billions of dollars in property damage and adversely affected many small businesses. History portends that many of those operations won’t ever completely recover.

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By: Tab Wilkins

There’s no question the digital manufacturing revolution is racing at us. As a small or medium-sized manufacturer, how close are you to already being “smart?” Here are five steps in the journey to becoming a smarter digital enterprise.

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By: Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest


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”

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By: ISO

A new version of ISO 31000:2009—“Risk management” is due to be unveiled early next year. As the threat of risks grows for governments, organizations, and the public alike, how can the new, streamlined standard help to make our future more secure?

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By: Scott Shackelford

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By: Jason Furness

You have defined what you want as an outcome of the change program; you have looked at how to understand your financial statements and how to use them to assess options. You have looked at the obstacles that lay in your path. Now we are going to start to look at your business, specifically.

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By: Olympus

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High-volume manufacturers need fast, nondestructive testing methods to help avoid material mix-ups and to meet customer quality requirements. Quality assurance (QA) inspectors are responsible for evaluating incoming raw materials by determining their elemental makeup and assessing the structural integrity of products on the production line. QA inspectors need a reliable solution that helps them get both jobs done, quickly and efficiently.

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By: Kemper Lewis

President Trump has long talked about reinvigorating U.S. manufacturing, which has suffered heavy job losses as a result of automation, trade deals, and other factors. In July, the Trump administration even celebrated “made in America” week by showcasing things built in the United States and hosting dozens of manufacturers at the White House.

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