Why is Reliability a Process?
Carl and Fred discuss the process of reliability, which also happens to be the name of their new book. They answer the question “why is reliability a process”? and discuss what happens if reliability is only approached as a series of methods.
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss the process steps to attaining high reliability and the principles behind the steps.
- Is there a set formula for achieving reliability?
- What will influence decisions to add the most value?
- What will guide the team to make the best products?
- Everything in life is a process; cooking is a process
- Stepping back and determining the specific steps to achieve reliability
- Measure how well you achieve your reliability goals
- Each step in the 6-step process to achieve high reliability requires knowing the principles behind the step.
- People who take the time to learn the process of reliability will do well
- Always ask why you are doing a method or step
- Passing a test vs understanding why you are testing
- There is a place for standards, but they have limitations; you need to know the principle behind the standard
- There is no “bulletproof” standard
- The process of learning is making and learning from mistakes
- If you are a mentor or instructor, don’t just tell your student what to do, ask them what to do and why.
- Always begin with the vision for where you are headed
- Fred and Carl discussed the possibility of hosting a webinar on “the process of reliability” with an interactive forum, encouraging lost of questions. Price of entry is bring one question.
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