In What Department Should the Reliability Group Be Located?
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss which department reliability should be in.
- Being in an organization that supports reliability
- Fixing problems vs. preventing problems
- What happens if reliability is located in the group that fixes urgent problems
- Importance of a reliability champion in management
- Advantages and disadvantages of locating reliability in different departments
- Support to work on longer-term projects
- Soft skills and hard skills
- Integrating reliability activities into engineering day-to-day activities
- Making prevention activities more visible, including solutions
Enjoy an episode of Speaking of Reliability. Where you can join friends as they discuss reliability topics. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from design for reliability techniques, to field data analysis approaches.
Here is a draft excerpt from chapter 4 of the new book being written by Fred Schenkelberg and Carl Carlson
“A reliability maturity matrix (RMM) is a tool for determining a company’s approach to achieving product reliability performance. It is based on responses to a standardized set of questions that are organized by predetermined categories. RMM provides a useful way to tailor the tasks of a reliability plan to the capability of the company, and help ensure application success.”
RMM provides insight into how a company can organize to achieve reliability.
You can read the entire draft of this chapter at this link: