AIAG’s Traceability Guideline draft, identified as CQI-28, is currently available for stakeholder review through October 17, 2018.Read More
This year, PLATO will be holding their Annual User Conference and Networking Event for Quality Risk Management at Oakland University on Wednesday October 24, 2018.Read More
Registration is open for AIAG’s complimentary Webinar: Core Tools Software Update on October 3 at 3:00pm EDT.
As a user of the AIAG Quality Core Tools, you know they are central to conducting business in the automotive industry. Currently, tools such as FMEA and Control Plan are being completed using spreadsheets or specialized software.Read More
AIAG’s Traceability Workgroup is proud to announce that its new Traceability Guideline, identified as CQI-28, is now available for stakeholder review. Created by a cross-functional and multi-organizational workgroup, the document contains guidance to meeting IATF 16949 traceability requirements, presents a basis for traceability methods and technologies relevant to the automotive industry and concludes with a self-assessment and fire drill forms. Additionally, best practices – and in some cases “bad practices” – are presented to guide and inspire thought for organizations that are creating or evaluating their traceability systems.Read More
Does your organization need help eliminating repeat problems and implementing sustainable improvements in your products or processes?Read More
The 2018 AIAG Quality Summit is nearly here!
Following a brief “welcome” speech from AIAG’s director of quality products and services, Scott Gray, this year’s event will kick off with an industry keynote presentation by Christoph Hagedorn, senior vice president, head of Corporate Quality and Environment at Continental Corporation.Read More
By now you have probably heard about Industry 4.0 and what it’s all about. The term refers to the fourth wave of the Industrial Revolution. Each wave of the revolution has been driven by advances in technology. The most recent wave has been precipitated by the rapid and concurrent maturation of advanced technologies such as robotics, AI, VR, big data and visualization. Industry 4.0 technologies allow business to move at a never-before seen pace.Read More
AIAG launched its 3D Model Technical Data Package (TDP) Work Group in June of 2018. The work group, with OEM, Tier 1, solutions provider and educational institution representatives, is defining the industry’s needs by identifying the “pain points,” requirements and best practices of each organization. The team will analyze these needs and requirements prior to constructing the guideline.Read More
Several sections of IATF 16949:2016 now specifically reference the Core Tools, including:
To achieve operational excellence, especially in quality risk management, organizations are expected to have three elements in perfect balance: their people, processes and technology. A focus is needed not only on the skills of those who perform FMEAs, but the processes, procedures and tools used by the team. These elements are part of a continuous process of risk identification, analysis, and mitigation aligned to their corporate objectives of improved process throughput and quality, as well as reduced product scrap and rework.Read More