This free E-Book from IQS, Inc. covers these main topics:
- Manage Supplier Quality Metrics to Lift Your Success — Ultimately, the responsibility for the finished product rests with your company. Your reputation and your bottom line will suffer without adequate supplier management.
- Strong Foundations Through Stringent Supplier Onboarding — Supplier onboarding is critical. Build a strong foundational relationship between your company and your suppliers to ensure healthy growth and productivity.
- The Value in Supplier Partnerships — There is value in supplier partnerships-your suppliers are integral to the success of your finished product and your company’s success story.
- Forming Excellent Supplier Partnerships — Forming excellent partnerships with suppliers is crucial to product quality. Do you offer visibility to your suppliers on their product quality?
Quality leaders often lack the foundational frameworks and evidence necessary to build a compelling business case to garner the executive commitment necessary to build truly world class quality.
Access this NEW eBook where we will dive into deeper depths of the Quality Management research study, and identify best practices for building a business case around quality management to gain executive sponsorship by answering these and other questions: Read More
Manufacturing is changing rapidly. New technology advancements around the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Cloud, Big Data Analytics, and Mobility are converging to enable an increasing amount and type of data from all parts of the enterprise. This deluge of information presents tremendous opportunity for manufacturing improvements but also new challenges in distilling it into actionable intelligence. The 2015-2016 Metrics that Matter study investigates the levels of awareness and deployment around IIoT and Cloud software, the current state of analytics capabilities, and which metrics companies are successfully leveraging today in their pursuit of Operational Excellence.
LNS Research’s Quality Management research study revealed that 78% of companies are operating in a state of quality management disconnect. The reality is that every organization—especially large, global ones—should be staying up to date with modern quality management technology. Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) consolidates disparate IT systems and data sources into a singular, holistic solution. This platform approach to quality delivers deep visibility into quality performance and fosters cross-functional interaction.
The selection of an EQMS solution is a complex undertaking that demands multi-level, multi-regional, cross-functional, and inter-departmental collaboration. There are many pitfalls and challenges throughout the selection process.
As shifts continue to occur in the global economic landscape around labor and energy costs, supply and demand preferences, regulatory considerations, and new applications of automation and information technologies, we are seeing a resurgence of manufacturing excellence across both established and emerging regions of the world. Core to new levels of excellence is a keen focus on continuous improvement programs that go after business and manufacturing process improvements – supported by the collaborative efforts of people and smart technologies. Also, these sayings are absolutely true, “you cannot improve what you do not measure,” and “what gets measured gets done.” Therefore, effective metrics approaches continue to be key to manufacturing excellence.
Today’s quality leaders are more hard-pressed than ever to improve costs, mitigate risks, and meet compliance—but research shows they’re attempting to do so with a disconnected set of resources. In fact, 78% of companies in a recent survey reported operating in a state of quality management disconnect. On the other hand, market leaders are leaving these outdated resources behind. 22% reported having an integrated, closed-loop environment for managing quality. These companies are leveraging next-generation technology and strategies, putting even more space between them and the remainder of competitors. Read More This eBook is for executives and senior quality leaders interested in learning about closed-loop quality management. It covers the following:
This eBook is for executives and senior quality leaders interested in learning about closed-loop quality management. It covers the following:
This free E-Book from IQS, Inc. covers the emerging principles of closed-loop quality management and its positive impact on supplier performance. Closed-loop quality management — the concept of coalescing all aspects of quality management throughout the value chain.
This E-Book highlights a selection of the most important aspects of managing the performance of a complex supply chain from the perspective of closed-loop quality management including: Read More
In this e-Book, LNS analyzes trends surrounding quality management in the batch manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, and life sciences industries. In presenting data from the 2012-2013 Quality Management Survey, LNS will examine how shifts in quality best practices and adoptions of specific EQMS functionalities can translate into tangible improvements in certain operational metrics and help companies achieve operational excellence. This eBook will also provide valuable insight into finding the right key performance indicators (KPIs) for measuring quality, as well as some of the leading indicators for successful future performance and building out the right business processes to achieve a model of operational excellence. Read More Chapters include:
Internal quality audits rank among the most important quality management priorities your organization needs to address so as to intercept non-compliance issues proactively and to lower cost of quality throughout the enterprise. Effective quality auditing from a first-party perspective depends on negotiating both the known and the unforeseen pitfalls of quality management. Your industry-specific regulatory pressures are very important as well. This e-book will provide you and your organization guidance on surviving the internal quality audit process from inception to fruition. Today, organizations are adopting a risk-based approach to internal auditing, which seeks to bring a codified, disciplined strategy to quality management from an enterprise-wide perspective. Chapters include: Read More
An integrated EQMS system is a key enabler of an ideal, holistic document management solution. Workflow efficiency and compliance standards are just a few of the many reasons to install such a system. Managing quality-related documentation from an enterprise-wide perspective can actually save your company money over the long term and provide an attractive ROI. Some manufacturers have already successfully deployed document management systems and reported saving significant amounts of money on expenses tied to paper-driven document management practices. Chapters include: Read More