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Hwemudua – The Symbol for Quality Control

Posted: January 26, 2017 at 5:56 pm   /   Blog, Quality

est Africa, including Ghana uses an intricate and comprehensive set of symbols to convey a range of intentions, emotions and descriptions. These symbols described as “Adinkra” perform just the same function as those emojis and emoticons that pop up in every electronic communication these days. Adinkra is thought to date to 1817, and as such […]

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A mathematical model and optimization of total production cost and quality for a deteriorating production process

Posted: January 16, 2017 at 10:32 pm   /   Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E This article was accepted for publication in the Journal “Cogent Mathematics, Volume 3, 2016 – Issue 1.” The published paper (PDF) can be downloaded from Taylor & Francis online or from our website, click here!   Abstract Proper production planning can considerably improve […]

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Is Quality an Old Persons Game?

Posted: November 9, 2016 at 10:54 pm   /   Blog, Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E rowing up I wanted to be a police officer. Or a fire fighter. Or a doctor. Who didn’t? Kids grow up wanting to be what they are familiar with, and being a quality professional wasn’t even a career path that I knew existed […]

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Quality Assurance: Cops or Lifeguards?

Posted: October 30, 2016 at 11:29 am   /   Blog, Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E n manufacturing facilities many employees view the quality personnel as cops. “Their whole job is to come out and beat us up when processes don’t produce quality products,” they complain. “We can’t help it. Why are they always on our backs?” There’s some […]

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Assuring the Quality (QA) of a Black Hole Project

Posted: October 18, 2016 at 11:51 am   /   Blog, Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E normously large application system development projects, i.e. temporary endeavours undertaken to create a unique product, service or result being developed today fail more often than they succeed. These projects cost hundreds of millions of dollars to develop and years to deploy, have a […]

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