Ensuring Components Meet Your Needs

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry
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Re: Quality should
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   6/10/2013 3:39:52 PM

@Rich, Personally, i can do without the paintball, humming kum by yah, trust drops and the rest. However, every organization has its own DNA,a personality if you will. If integrity and the rest are not part of that, you aren't going to hit quality. Think about the brands you trust, or the companies you continue to do business with, if you believed that that company was completely self interested, i suspect you wouldn't continue to do business there.

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Quality and confirmation at early stage
_hm   6/2/2013 8:35:48 PM

@Ken: This is very much true. Quality and confirmation should be considered at very early stage of design, not at the end. This should be included in standard design process. It is important that confirmation should not be only in specifications, but actual certificates with all test results should be obtained and studied for cent percent confidence.



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Re: Quality should
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   5/31/2013 7:32:02 PM

It's an interesting idea, @Rich. At the same time, you can't leave the people out of it. To quote Philip Crosby: "Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric."

If you don't have the organizational stance of quality, no amount of mechanical testing is going to make a difference.

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