Quality
4 Tips to Save Time and Money With Digital Quality Control Inspections
US-based companies forfeited $25.9 billion to fulfill warranty claims in 2019. That may sound like an astronomical number, but according to Warranty Week, the share of sales going towards claims payments has been declining for years. We believe that much of this decline is due to advances in quality control (QC) —namely, digital data collection […]
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How Integrated Mobile Forms Keep Manufacturing Workers on Track
Manufacturing workers of many different experience levels have to fill out forms on a regular basis. It’s not something you can perfect on your first day, and it’s often seen as a chore that plagues even veteran employees. With the complicated and diverse nature of forms in manufacturing, it’s easy to mix things up and […]
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Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance: What’s the Difference?
It’s a question even industry pros sometimes struggle to answer: what’s the difference between quality control and quality assurance? Many organizations use the terms interchangeably, but the truth is that they focus on very different parts of the quality process.
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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Quality Inspection Solutions
Can a quality inspection solution improve my business? We hear this question often at Form.com, and the answer is always a resounding “yes.” Reliable, consistent, and timely information is the key to understanding quality throughout the product life cycle. Quality inspections using paper and spreadsheets aren’t competitive in today’s market. Simply put, manual methods will […]
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4 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Quality Control Solution
Imagine the quality management solution of your dreams. What features does it include? How does it work? Is it complicated or simple?
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Why Traditional Quality Control is Obsolete (and What to Do About It)
When it comes to building the best possible product for the lowest possible cost, you need to follow the most effective quality control methods. Yet, many companies in 2019 still march under the banners of Taylor and Ford, forcing outdated quality management tactics onto frontline employees and middle management.
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Quality Control, Big Data, and the Battle for Big Blueberry Supremacy
According to a recent Fresh Plaza article, today’s competition in the global blueberry market is juicer than ever. Well-established exporters, who for years dominated the blueberry game, are now starting to feel the squeeze from an influx of emerging fruit growers in countries like Peru, Mexico, and Morocco.
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Keep Your Promises with Mobile Quality Control Inspections
Quality Control inspections are all about consistency. Your products must be satisfactory before they go out to customers, and any components coming from your vendors or suppliers must be up your standards as well. But ‘satisfactory’ isn’t just about making sure that your products are damage-free, or that they meet safety standards. It can also […]
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How to Make Quality Assurance Audits as Simple as a Coffee Break
In a perfect world, performing quality assurance audits would be as simple as taking a coffee break: you grab a mug, fill it up, and get a quick buzz going before heading back to work. But what if it wasn’t that simple? What if a coffee break meant you had to trudge out into the […]
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4 Ways to Save on Warranty Costs with Mobile Quality Control Forms
Last year, U.S. manufacturers paid out nearly $28 billion dollars in warranty claims. This accounted for 1.3% of product revenue…not a good thing when you’re trying to improve your profitability.
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