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At simpleQuE, we strive to keep our customers and partners informed by providing articles in our weekly blog designed to help answer your questions. Keep up on the latest industry and quality insights by reading our newsletters and following us on social media. We’ve also created useful tools and templates to share.

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15 Percent Discount to Celebrate SimpleQuE’s 15 Years

April 24, 2020

SimpleQuE celebrates its 15 years anniversary and offers a 15 percent discount for all services completed between now and May 30, 2020. This offer includes consulting, auditing and training services which can also be conducted remotely.  Call 866-827-0402 or contact us online to discuss your options.  These are challenging times, but know that our simpleQuE…

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International Earth Day and the Role of ISO 14001

April 22, 2020

On April 22nd International Earth Day celebrates its 50th year. For this anniversary, the theme is climate action – an enormous challenge, but a time of opportunities. Earth Day reminds us how important it is to focus our corporate responsibility on the environment when we approach our daily tasks.  Every organization is different and so…

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SimpleQuE Celebrates 15 Years of Quality Consulting

April 13, 2020

This April simpleQuE celebrates 15 years of ISO consulting, auditing and training! And we’re proud to have assisted more than 1000 organizations in implementing and maintaining their quality and environmental management systems.  Jim Lee founded simpleQuE with the mission of providing simple, effective solutions that were customized to a company’s culture and business complexity. “We…

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IATF Allows Audit Waivers and Measures in Response to COVID-19

April 3, 2020

UPDATE April 27, 2020: Revision 2 of IATF Global Waivers and Measures includes a new section “IATF 16949 Monitoring”, which introduces a process to enable Certification Bodies to remotely monitor the status of a client’s certified Quality Management System. UPDATE April 9, 2020:  IATF Global Waivers and Measures has been revised.  The revision grants an…

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A Case for Obtaining More Resources to Support Your Quality System – The Cost of Poor Quality

March 26, 2020

Many in the quality arena won’t be surprised to know that the top response in our poll was “Not enough resources to support the quality system.”  Of 309 respondents, 21% indicated that this is the main issue that keeps them up at night.  We feel your pain, and in this blog simpleQuE President, Jim Lee,…

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What Quality Issues Keep You Up At Night? – Poll Results Are In!

March 25, 2020

Over the last month, quality management people have been weighing in on what’s weighing on their minds.  Our simpleQuE poll has received 309 responses to date and we’ve listed the quality issues so you can see how they are ranked by your peers. As promised, our future blog posts will address these challenges and provide…

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Management of Extraordinary Events – COVID-19 Notices from IAQG and IATF

March 18, 2020

“Management of Extraordinary Events…” that is how the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) began their latest Notice for Suppliers regarding COVID-19. Under these extraordinary circumstances, simpleQuE is sharing information from the aerospace and automotive oversight organizations to address the concerns of our clients.

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Remote Auditing During COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Risk Management in a Pandemic

March 17, 2020

  Internal auditing in these unique times of Coronavirus is challenging as companies are faced with a whole new level of risk management during this pandemic. But there is a viable and safer option – remote auditing.

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SimpleQuE ASA-100 Rev 5 Updates

ASA-100 Rev 5: What’s Changed & How To Comply

March 2, 2020

ASA-100 Rev 5 has arrived! This means all ASA-100 accredited aircraft parts distributors must do the following to upgrade their system to the new revision, before July 1, 2020, or your next annual ASA audit (whichever is first): Get a free copy of the ASA-100 Rev 5.0 standard.  Understand what has changed with this helpful…

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SimpleQuE Aerospace Quality Industry News: Latest AAQG Updates

February 27, 2020

Keeping up with the latest news in aerospace quality, Jim Lee reports on the Americas Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG), Registration Management Committee meeting held in Orlando this January. Here is his summary with important information for AS certified aerospace and defense suppliers. Changes to note: The aerospace industry is beginning to adopt the automotive APQP…

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