Quality Talk

TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving) is a systematic methodology for solving complex problems and generating innovative solutions. Developed by Genrich Altshuller and his colleagues in the former Soviet Union, TRIZ is based on the analysis of thousands of patents and scientific discoveries. At the heart of TRIZ are the 40 inventive principles, which serve

Guide to the 40 TRIZ Principles (Table Format)

There are two main approaches to improving processes and systems: continuous improvement and continual improvement. While both are important for achieving success, they are different in their execution and objectives. Continual improvement refers to a process that is repeated and has pauses in between repetitions. This approach is phased, with improvements being made, then a break

Difference between Continuous and Continual Improvement

Quality management is a critical aspect of any organization’s operations. It involves planning, organizing, and controlling activities and resources to ensure that products and services meet or exceed the required quality standards. There are many terms and concepts in the field of quality management, and understanding these can help organizations improve their performance and achieve

The Essential Glossary of Quality Management Terms

Andon is one of the most common tools used in lean manufacturing. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about Andon lights in lean manufacturing.What is an Andon?An Andon is a device that is used in lean manufacturing to stop the line. It is a system that helps managers, maintenance workers, and

A Guide to Andon in Lean Manufacturing

Quality Consciousness In A Productive WorkplaceA productive workplace is one that fosters a culture of quality consciousness. A culture of quality consciousness is one in which employees are aware of the importance of quality in their day-to-day work.  It is the desire to provide the best possible service or product. This awareness is achieved through constant

Quality Consciousness