Securing new customers is not a straightforward task. How many times have you negotiated a prospective contract to the finish line, only to discover that you are missing a critical piece of software necessary to obtain the new business? For example:Read More
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Tags: Quality Management
Every day, we take steps to mitigate risk in our daily lives. We wear our seat belts when in the car. We exercise regularly (well, semi-regularly) to keep healthy. We apply sunscreen before we head to the beach. We carpool and recycle to fight climate change.
I recently read an article written by the CEO of LinkedIn, Jeff Weiner. His tone and opinion on the people he enjoys working with resonated with me. It got me to thinking about the qualities and traits of the ideal Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist. My observations come from working with some of the best QA Specialists in software.
If you are a fan of TV shows from the 1970s, especially late night TV, then you'll remember Carnac the Magnificent. This recurring comedic character was Johnny Carson in a Swami hat. In his sketch, Carson would delight viewers by announcing the answer to a question stored in a hermetically sealed envelope that he held up to his head. He would then tear open the envelope and read the question. The answers seemed pedestrian until Carson read the question, then you giggled like you were part of an inside joke.
Lately, you may have heard a lot about automation development at IQMS. Our customers have several exciting new automation products to select from to operate their businesses more effectively and efficiently. Internally at IQMS, we have also embraced a lot of automated technology to more efficiently and effectively develop the EnterpriseIQ ERP and MES software. Yes, change can sometimes be difficult, but knowing once we embrace the new technology it will save us time and reduce inaccuracies gives us the wherewithal to power through the learning curve and enjoy the benefits.
Today we continue our latest blog series offering a peek into the daily lives of IQMS’ directors. From human resources to testing and training to development, meet the key department leaders who are molding our company’s future and continually advancing the EnterpriseIQ ERP and MES software.
A group of my friends get together once or twice a year to split wood. I live in a "many hands make light work" community, and as a bonus at the end, I get to go home with a pallet of wood. I've observed that, like a lot of day-to-day activities, you can liken splitting wood to repetitive manufacturing.
This week's guest blog post was written by Inside MES Sales Specialist, Quentin Cate.
While the struggling economy has touched us all, it has especially affected the manufacturing industry. Difficult economic conditions have forced many consolidations through mergers and acquisitions, and while new partnerships are a common occurrence in the world today, there are some negatives that accompany the consolidation process.
Assembly Magazine recently ran an article penned by IQMS in its February 2013 issue regarding the benefits that assembly-specific ERP software can bring your manufacturing operation. From real-time visibility into production, improved customer service and increased inventory control to full financial management, quality control and streamlined processes and workflows, assembly-specific manufacturing ERP software can ensure consistent quality and greater traceability throughout your organization.