At the request of a member, the Quality Council surveyed the membership about supplier quality. Respondents reported that their supplier base was equally divided between domestic and international companies.
Leadership, Functional Management, People Management, Human Resources, Recruiting & Hiring, Operations, Quality
During the Ponte Vedra meeting in May, a member company presented her approach to creating a competency model for the quality function. It starts from an assessment of current needs. Based on it, the company draws up a matrix of available and needed talent that lead to interviews.
Growth & Innovation, Corporate Development, Market Research & Analysis, Operations, Information Technology, Data Centers & Storage, Quality, Process Quality, Quality Management System, Quality Policies & Procedures
At the Ponte Vedra conference a member company outlined his approach to data management and its application to quality. He stressed that reduced barriers to data movement are necessary as we progress from data aggregation to insights and discovery.
For those of you who missed our spring meeting in Villas of Grand Cypress, Orlando, Florida earlier this week, here is the summary. We had 22 attendees (21 in Rosemont in the fall), five formal presentations and two roundtables (including a directed one). Presentation topics included: