Quality Drives Productivity

The Economist recently ran an article entitled “Unproductive production” indicating the difficulty of measuring whether Productivity in an economy had really increased. One of the points which was interesting was that as long there are more people in...

We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us

One of my favourite quotes is “We have met the enemy and he is us‘. It originated from the Pogo comic strip and has lasted throughout the years. It seems to ring so true for many Quality Control initiatives. It is not as if we start out to be our own...

Quality Assurance – Why?

It might be better to say “Why Quality Assurance” rather than the title as listed but we had a reason for putting it in this order. Most people can usually answer the question of Why Quality Assurance even if there is some difficulty in articulating the...