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Millennials’ Association with Quality

Let me be clear from the start: This is not an anti-millennial piece, rather a call to action. We are interested in you. Millennials (Members of the generation following Generation X, or two generations after the 1946 to 1964 baby-boom generation. Also known as Generation Y.), are the voice of future quality professionals. So let’s […]

Hack Update: The Emergence of Exemplar Global 2.0

Exemplar Global has embarked on a journey to reinvent itself to better serve the future needs of the auditing profession. Our organization is fast approaching 30 years in business, has undergone three name changes, and has evolved from a membership organization to one that delivers personnel certification. These evolutionary steps were taken in response to […]

“Hacking” Quality

Continuing my theme of the future of quality, the ability to see the future could come through some interesting lenses—hacking, for instance. Hack: A clever solution to a tricky problem. To hack is to modify or change something in an extraordinary way. (Urban Dictionary) While a more traditional definition of hack may be along the […]

Should my business have a blog?

The short answer is yes. But you may need more concrete facts and figures to gain approval for a blog and win over your boss. Today there are more than 150 million blogs on the internet. This number hasn’t happened by accident, as millions of people have realized the benefits of blogging. Blogs provide a […]

Leading Quality Conference to Be Held in Sydney July 3-5

Leading Australian Quality Conference, Qualcon, will be held in Sydney next week, giving Australasian organizations and individuals the opportunity to share best practices in quality, productivity, and business excellence. With the theme “Innovation and Productivity the Place of Quality in a Time of Rapid Change,” the conference will focus on practical and policy aspects with […]

Five Tips to Improve Your Training Sales

by Michelle Tolhurst Knowledge is power and education is the key. Training providers play an important role in shaping future leaders. So how can training providers reach their ideal target market? In this article we present five tips you can use to improve sales for your training business. 1. Referrals Many businesses attribute up to […]

What Will Quality Look Like in 20 Years?

To look to the future, the quality profession is revisiting its roots. The question is, “Where is the next generation to help the profession look ahead?” Or, as I like to think of it, “What’s the emoticon for quality?” I recently attended ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement where we discussed powerful questions such […]

Technical Advisory Notice: ISO 13485:2016 and QMS Leader Auditor/Auditor Training Courses

Recently, questions have been raised regarding the TCC Quality Management System Lead Auditor/Auditor training courses in relation to the inclusion of the new ISO 13485:2016 standard. Given that ISO 9001:2015 follows the new Annex SL structure, and the revised ISO 13485:2016 standard will maintain the ISO Guide 83 format until its next revision, the standards […]

Workshop to Support Aging Populations to be Held in Australia

To address challenges in responding to societal issues of aging populations, a delegation from Singapore is embarking on a study mission to Australia this month to learn about best practice and standardization. The aim of the study visit is to learn first-hand about Australia’s “silver economy” standards and regulatory frameworks and best practices. Standards Australia […]

Exemplar Global: Evolution, Future Gazing, and Opportunity

Exemplar Global has long been a leader in personnel certification. For the past 25 years we have remained dedicated to providing proof of competency. Throughout our pursuit of excellence we have helped thousands of professionals to enhance their career outcomes. Remaining a market leader in the certification of auditors has involved a constant evolution to […]