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Quality Assurance Article Discussion

Find an article (preferred from IEEE) related to Quality Assurance and discuss it.

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Find an article (preferred from IEEE) related to Quality Assurance and discuss it.

Quality assurance applies to all forms of products and services. This introduced the rules: "fit for purpose" and "do it right the first time". It includes the regulation of the quality of raw materials, assemblies, products and components; services related to production; and management, production, and inspection processes. (Wikipedia)

We can apply here PDCA cycle for quality assurance The Deming cycle, or PDSA cycle, is a continuous quality improvement model consisting of a logical sequence of four repetitive steps for continuous improvement and learning: Plan, Do, Study (Check) and Act. The PDCA cycle is also known as the Deming Cycle, or as the Deming Wheel or as the Continuous Improvement Spiral. It originated in the 1920s with the eminent statistics expert Mr. Walter A. Shewhart, who introduced the concept of PLAN, DO and SEE. The late Total Quality Management (TQM) guru and renowned statistician W. Edwards Deming modified the Shewart cycle as: PLAN, DO, STUDY, and ACT. (Valuebasedmanagement, 2008)

When to Use Plan-Do-Check-Act
The plan-do-check-act cycle is a four-step model for carrying out change. Just as a circle has no end, the PDCA cycle should be repeated again and again for continuous improvement. ...

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