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Illudtration: tree and roots

7 Secrets of Root Cause Analysis

This time I would like to offer you an article I have read on the web, following a discussion on one of the professional social networks, focused on the best tools for making a good root cause analysis of a problem. The article was written by Mark Paradies, president of System Improvements, Inc, and it may be found at his websiteThe TapRooT® Folks.

Some of Mark’s conclusions I personally do not agree with, but the article provides an excellent review of the basics of root cause analysis, its advantages and its weaknesses, and is written in a good, methodical way. (more…)

Illustration: Sculpture of Wilhelm Tell and his son

What may we learn from Wilhelm Tell?

We have spoken of variance, so let’s now talk of accuracy. The two concepts are tied together as the chicken and the egg. I would like to illustrate accuracy by stories of two renown archers from history, or legend, depending on whom you ask.

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Illustration: police surveilance

The purpose for existence

Many, way too many people think that the purpose of Quality Assurance is… like policemen: to stop “offences”’ “failures” and “problems” from occurring. And if they or some of them still insist on occurring – well, to “catch” those responsible and make sure they do it no more.

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