Quality http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en SpaceX Technician Says Concerns About Tests Got Him Fired http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/spacex-technician-says-concerns-about-tests-got-him-fired <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Former SpaceX technician Jason Blasdell alleges that his managers pressured technicians to deviate from written test procedures and to sign off on tests of rocket parts that hadn’t been conducted according to protocols.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/spacex-technician-says-concerns-about-tests-got-him-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/spacex-technician-says-concerns-about-tests-got-him-fired#comments Companies & Executives Quality Workforce The Latest Wed, 24 May 2017 12:06:00 +0000 690251 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference: IW Best Plants Awards Ceremony http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-iw-best-plants-awar-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A highlight of the 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference was the awards presentation to the 2016 IW Best Plants Awards winners. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-iw-best-plants-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-iw-best-plants-awar-0#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Companies & Executives Continuous Improvement IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality The Latest Fri, 19 May 2017 17:40:00 +0000 685951 at http://www.industryweek.com How To Power Smarter Growth Through Spatial Insights http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/spatial-insights <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek webinar, sponsored by Esri </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/ESRI_595x335.gif?1495712352" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Join us June 20 to learn how geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analytics provide a natural layer of collaboration with existing data systems to provide an unprecedented understanding of where to grow your next best markets, fast. </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_Esri_SpatialInsights_WNR_JR_052217 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1770pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/spatial-insights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Change Management Education / Training Process Improvement Corporate Culture Quality Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Webinars Fri, 19 May 2017 15:14:00 +0000 685631 at http://www.industryweek.com Analytics-Based Sales: The New Era of B2B Growth http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/sales-analytics <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek webinar, sponsored by Gallup </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/Handshake_595x335.gif?1495469209" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, June 15, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Join Gallup experts as they demystify analytics and provide a roadmap for implementing an outcome-driving sales approach that revolves around analytics.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_Gallup_SalesAnalytics_WNR_JR_051717 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1470pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/sales-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Change Management Education / Training Process Improvement Corporate Culture Quality Software & Systems Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Webinars Wed, 17 May 2017 15:14:00 +0000 682941 at http://www.industryweek.com Benchmarking Beer http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/benchmarking-beer <div class="field-byline"> George Taninecz, VP of Research, The MPI Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Breweries, like other industries, need to benchmark and continuously improve their products. They should look to fellow brewers for help.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/benchmarking-beer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/benchmarking-beer#comments Continuous Improvement Quality Operations The Latest Fri, 12 May 2017 14:30:00 +0000 678621 at http://www.industryweek.com Boeing Halts 737 Max Test on Cusp of Debut After Engine Snag http://www.industryweek.com/quality/boeing-halts-737-max-test-cusp-debut-after-engine-snag <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Boeing said a possible quality defect in the Leap engine’s low-pressure turbine discs was discovered during inspections.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/boeing-halts-737-max-test-cusp-debut-after-engine-snag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/boeing-halts-737-max-test-cusp-debut-after-engine-snag#comments Corporate Responsibility Quality Leadership The Latest Thu, 11 May 2017 13:52:00 +0000 676731 at http://www.industryweek.com Boeing The Toyota OpEx Magic: 9 Key Practices http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/toyota-opex-magic-9-key-practices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Toyota Material Handling CEO Brett Wood shares best practices for engaging workers and driving continuous improvement.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/toyota-opex-magic-9-key-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/toyota-opex-magic-9-key-practices#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Companies & Executives Education / Training Quality Warehousing and Distribution Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 10 May 2017 02:29:00 +0000 674761 at http://www.industryweek.com Operational Excellence: Business Function or Core Capability? http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/operational-excellence-business-function-or-core-capability <div class="field-byline"> Roger Price, CEO, Phase 5 Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Many in the OpEx community are doing themselves and their organizations a disservice because their efforts to make OpEx a core capability of the business are being hampered by the lack of effectiveness with which they manage the OpEx function.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/operational-excellence-business-function-or-core-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/operational-excellence-business-function-or-core-capability#comments Continuous Improvement Corporate Culture Quality The Latest Tue, 09 May 2017 01:08:00 +0000 673211 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock How to Keep Your Supply Chain From Killing You, Part 1 http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/how-keep-your-supply-chain-killing-you-part-1 <div class="field-byline"> Ned Hill, Professor of Public Administration and City &amp; Regional Planning, The Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Purchasing managers and companies guided by lowest delivered costs, rather than life-cycle costs, can kill their companies. A purchasing culture that does not live by the principles of lean, and depends on long, thin supply chains, can kill a business.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/how-keep-your-supply-chain-killing-you-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/how-keep-your-supply-chain-killing-you-part-1#comments Quality Procurement Supplier Relationships Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0000 662791 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Solve Problems Faster with Video Support http://www.industryweek.com/sponsored/how-solve-problems-faster-video-support <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>76% of customers who have a negative customer experience with a business switch to a competitor. In a digital marketplace, you're always one click away from losing a customer to the competition.</div> <div class="field-byline"> LogMeIn </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/sponsored/how-solve-problems-faster-video-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quality Sponsored Operations Workforce Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000 667461 at http://www.industryweek.com