On the 3nd Wednesday of each month, we invite you to join us for dinner to engage with a local quality practitioner at the Biltmore Hotel. View previous dinner presentations: navigate to the top tool bar, click on “RESOURCES” > “DOCUMENTS” (Documents for Members) > “Dinner Meeting Presentations”, select year, then month.
“Data-Analytics-Propelled Reliability Assurance“
Data Analytics and Machine Learning are promising tools to significantly improve reliability assurance and decision making. This talk will provide an overview of application opportunities throughout the product life cycle. Two application examples will be discussed, one each in manufacturing and in the field. Some key principles will be summarized.
Bernhard Hiller leads the Advanced Reliability Engineering team at Western Digital Corporation. The team’s main objective is to continuously advance reliability assurance methods and models in an ever-changing usage environments for hard drives and flash products. Bernhard Hiller’s previous career stops were IBM, Siemens Medical, and Maxtor. He received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. He holds seventeen U.S. patents and published twenty journal papers. A Senior Member of IEEE, he currently chairs the local IEEE Reliability Chapter.
- November Meeting – To be announced
Quality and Risk Management.pdf
ISO 9001:2015 is promoting "Risk Based Thnking" similar to Other Standards, but does not call for particular tools to be used. The Organzation is required to take action to address Risks and Opportunities.
Dr. Flaig will provide a historical overview of risk assessment and management in business and engineering. He will discuss current risk management initiatives such as ISO 9001:2015. Additionally he will analyze some of the deficiencies in current risk assessment tools such as Risk Registers and FMEA and suggest better methods
|Date:||February 23, 2016|