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Posts tagged with 'zero defects'

6 Feb, 2013

Bernard Sutton

Should we focus more on measuring the results, or the process that get us there? This is the constant balancing act that we all address. I personally prefer to work on the processes that ensure high quality. But without some measures on quality, how do we know these are working? Until someone invents a foolproof process, I would guess we still have to do both. We can, however, take steps to remove errors

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zero defects

7 Sep, 2012

Bernard Sutton

I hope to see some Mentor customers at the SMTA conference this fall in Florida. I have the privilege of presenting a paper on Failure Mode Effects Analysis and how we can apply this methodology in electronics manufacturing. Its a specialist topic, but has great resonance with what we are trying to achieve in manufacturing. Allowing us to produce higher quality products from the analysis of potential

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SMTA, zero defects

19 Jun, 2012

Test is not 'Quality'

Posted by Bernard Sutton

Bernard Sutton

Test is not ‘Quality’: Firstly I should declare an interest; I am a test guy. I like the technical challenge of solving difficult test problems. And have been lucky to have worked on some interesting test challenges. But I still get surprised when I hear comments like “we have an extensive test process to ensure product Quality”. My surprise comes from my view...

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