Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA): A Beginner’s Guide

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA): A Beginner’s Guide

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a proactive technique that can be applied to the early detection of failures or defects in products and services. It is a systematic risk assessment process used by analysts looking to reduce the chances of faults by detecting problems and their possible repercussions in time for remediation.

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QA (Quality assurance) Versus QC (Quality control) 

QA (Quality assurance) Versus QC (Quality control) 

The terms “Quality Assurance (QA)" and “Quality Control (QC)” can be confusing or even misunderstood to mean the same thing. In this article, the goal is to clarify the real meaning of the two terms and explain their differences.

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Network Analysis Demystified

Network Analysis Demystified

Network analysis is defined as the process of “breaking down a complex project’s data into its parts (activities, events, durations, etc.) and plotting them to show their interdependencies and interrelationships.”

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A Primer On Use Cases

A Primer On Use Cases

The textual representation of a use case shows the interaction between the actors textually and at an appropriate level of detail. There are several set elements that every textual representation of a use case should contain:

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Requirements Scope Statements

Requirements Scope Statements

Requirements scope statements are defined later in the project life cycle and are relatively fluid. As long as they still fall within the boundaries set by project scope statements, they can be updated and modified to reflect the changing needs of the project.

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An Introduction To SCRS

An Introduction To SCRS

The SCRS approach encourages analysts to present practical and feasible business solutions that flow from the current strategy and are in tune with the business’ overarching vision and goals. Think of SCRS as an action plan for solving business problems.

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Process Performance Metrics

Process Performance Metrics

Process performance metrics generate accurate data, bringing more efficiency and effectiveness to the decision-making process. The data generated by process performance metrics can be aggregated and displayed on a unified dashboard to provide a panoramic overview of the company’s performance.

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Introduction To Pugh Matrix

Introduction To Pugh Matrix

When deciding between different designs, you want to base your decision on rational arguments instead of subjective preferences. One methodology for establishing a procedure to select the best option from multiple available options is Pugh Matrix, also known as the decision matrix.

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