28 Feb 2021

FMEA or Failure Mode Effects Analysis has been in use since the 1940s. It was primarily used in the aerospace industry to start with and then slowly made its way into the automotive sector where it gained popularity. In 2019 a change was made to the FMEA methodology used and AIAG (The US Automotive Group) and VDA (the German counterpart) issued a new FMEA handbook that changed the method...

20 Jul 2020

Jet Engine
The airline industry statistically has one of the best safest records. AS9100 defines the framework for a quality management system for aerospace parts manufacturers across the globe. Over the past decade there have been several airline accidents however, that have brought the safety of airlines to the forefront. In a most recent case of the Boeing 737-max a software glitch was identifie...

09 Oct 2019

Cause and Effect Diagram
Success Modes and Effects Analysis An organization is likely to succeed if it understands the system that runs its business. It can then identify where it needs to make improvements and use its system to succeed. QMII help clients to develop their process-based management systems by using success modes and effects analysis (SMEA). SMEA conversely to FMEA focuses on the success areas (op...