February 3, 2021
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AIAG Core Tools – What are they?

These Core Tools, in existence since the 1990’s, are key elements of an effective and efficient quality management system to meet your Customers needs and expectations. […]
January 20, 2021

Post GD&T Training Journey: How do I keep on learning?

The most frequently asked questions I’ve heard as an instructor, after a “GD&T Fundamentals” class, is either “How do I keep learning more?” or “How do […]
May 29, 2020
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Paradigm Shift with Core Tools for the Organization

  There is an increased need for professionals, especially in the automotive industry, to refine their quality skills to meet the needs of the global marketplace. […]
February 7, 2020

2020 – LEARN and LEAD

2019 has faded into the past without notice and the rush into 2020 has begun. The “Recession” prognosis never materialized. With unemployment at a record low, […]
January 6, 2020

7 Quality Tools – The Pareto Chart

Quality tools have been our focus over the past few months as a means of refreshing their importance within the quality improvement framework. We’ve discussed Root […]
September 15, 2019

7 Quality Tools – The Check Sheet

  The power behind product process improvement and problem solving are the tools used for that specific end. So, over the coming months, we’ll be profiling […]
July 8, 2019
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Thought Map

Have you or your team embarked on a product or process quality improvement plan only to find a less than desirable solution or no solution at […]
May 28, 2019


Slogan for the Modern Company – “TRAIN to be COMPETITIVE” Musings of a training professional…. There are “We are hiring!” signs almost everywhere you look.  Service […]
April 2, 2019

A QUALITY TOOL: Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a problem-solving approach that tries to identify the specific cause(s) of problems, not just addressing symptoms. One of the most prevalent […]
March 1, 2019

What is QUALITY?

Quality – a word that surrounds us personally and professionally, possibly throughout our lifecycle.  It has different meanings as well:   The standard of something as […]