Digitalization

Employees, symbolized by wooden figures, collectively follow set rules
Digitalization
Lutz Krämer

9 Arenas of Digitalization: Context and Morals

The quality policy defines the framework for all quality management activities and processes. In this BloQ article, you will find out why such a quality policy – if it is actually lived in the company – is decisive for sustainable success and must also be morally justifiable.

A man uses the Internet of Things to control processes in the factory
Digitalization
Marc Osenberg

Internet of Things: A Different Form of Collaboration

The Internet of Things (IoT) describes an infrastructure that allows virtual and physical objects to function in a network. Read this BloQ article to find out what exactly this means and whether this somewhat different form of collaboration also has an impact on quality management.

Cloud technologies: a laptop connected to a cloud
Digitalization
Lea-Maria Anger

Cloud Technologies: When the Way to the Cloud Makes Sense

So which is more secure: cloud technologies or locally installed software? Since the hacker attack on Microsoft’s on-premises software “Exchange Server”, our previous beliefs about security in IT seem to have been turned upside down. We get to the bottom of this question!

A person rates a product
Digitalization
Marc Osenberg

Quality-Conscious and Well-Informed: Today’s Customer Behavior

Whereas consumers had to rely on reviews from magazines or advice from specialist retailers for what seemed like an eternity, today they have all this knowledge in their pockets. We show which factors have a significant influence on digital customer behavior.

A metal product is milled out
Digitalization
Lutz Krämer

9 Arenas of Digitalization: Complex Products

As end consumers, we want one thing above all: products that fulfill the promised purpose, are of better quality than those of the competition and, ideally, are also inexpensive. To make it easier and easier for the consumer, however, it is becoming more and more difficult for the manufacturing company.

A magnificent turkey stands on a green meadow
Digitalization
Dr. Markus Reimer

BANI World: The Awakening of the Turkey

The future has been here since 2020 at the latest. Quite differently than everyone expected. Guest author Dr. Markus Reimer explains why we no longer live in a VUCA world, but in a BANI world, and why we need to get out of the turkey mode.

Traffic cones on a keyboard symbolize that there is still a lot to do in terms of digitalization.
Digitalization
Lea-Maria Anger

7 Common Errors in Digitalization during Corona

VPN problems, security gaps, overburdened employees – digitalization can be a tricky business. Especially in the current push of digital transformation, triggered by Covid-19, things can go wrong in the rush.

Würfel bilden das Wort Change, das zur Chance wird
Digitalization
Lutz Krämer

9 Arenas of Digitalization: Protection of Status Quo

With regard to conformity with standards, guidelines and laws, does the quality management have protection of its status quo against any changes and alterations to which other departments of the company are exposed?

A man processes digital quality tasks with a tablet
Digitalization
Lutz Krämer

9 Arenas of Digitalization

Digitalization creates completely new tasks and requirements – also in quality management. In this article, Lutz Krämer explains which nine arenas determine the daily work of a quality manager.

Networking across the globe
Digitalization
Marc Osenberg

Brave New VUCA World?

I often read or hear that today we live in a VUCA world: a world without fixed rules, where basically anything is possible. But what does that actually mean – for us, the economy and our processes?

Employee in production at work
Digitalization
Carsten Voet

Coming Full Circle

An All-Round Solution Is the Key to Success Digital transformation poses a challenge to many