Q.Magazine

Cover Q.Magazine 2021
Babtec
Marc Osenberg

Q.Magazine 2021/22: Exciting News from the World of Quality

Finally, the time has come again: the new Q.Magazine 2021/22 is here. Our annual industry magazine once again offers a wide range of technical articles, case studies and the latest highlights of our Babtec software. Take a look right now!

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.

Employees work in the factory of WILD
Babtec
Emmerich Kriegl

Smart Collaboration in the Cloud

Close networking with suppliers in the supply network requires adequate digital tools. In this case study, the WILD GmbH reports on its experiences with the cloud-based platform BabtecQube.

5 figures made of paper holding hands
Quality Management
Lutz Krämer

Braving Sustainability

What will happen to sustainability in the days after the pandemic? Will we pick up where we left off before the crisis, once we return to our offices after working from home? After all, when it comes to the challenges of global warming and the necessity of handling earth’s resources fairly, nothing has changed.

Gears are joined together and form a whole
Quality Management
Marc Osenberg

Systematic Risk Analysis with FMEA

When planning products and processes, it is particularly important to identify and evaluate risks at an early stage in order to avoid errors in advance. In quality management, one method makes a particular contribution to this – FMEA.

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.

Ein Mitarbeiter prüft eingegangene Ware über sein Tablet
Quality Management
Marc Osenberg

Fight the Complaints

A methodology for the fast, efficient processing of complaints has become established on the market: the 8D report. We present the individual steps of the methodology and explain its advantages.

Babtec employees discuss in the green meeting room.
Quality Management
Lea-Maria Anger

Quality for Future

Ecological sustainability without quality? No way! Experts from science and practice will tell you why quality management and environmental protection are so closely intertwined.

Dr. Markus Reimer in front of a bookshelf
Quality
Dr. Markus Reimer

Quality Is Everything!

When it comes to quality, we often – all too often – tend to think in tiny dimensions. We need to increase our awareness of the impact quality has – and then act accordingly. A massive undertaking for us all, albeit one that is worthwhile!

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?

Quality results from networking
Quality
Benedikt Sommerhoff

Quality Comes from Networking

More of the same is not the way to improve any company’s quality capability. Instead,