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ASQ RRD SERIES: Software FMEA

ASQ RRD SERIES: Systems Theoretic Process Analysis

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/50289861549073163

presenter Richard Harpster

Thu, Jul 11, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

The Design FMEA (DFMEA) has been used for many years to manage hardware design risk.  This has led to improvements is hardware designs and increased efficiency in their development.  Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for using the DFMEA for managing software design risk.

 The purpose of this webinar is to describe how to use the DFMEA to manage risk related to the software design that controls the hardware as well as software design when no hardware is involved.  The expected benefits of the use of Software DFMEAs is improved software designs and decreased software development time.  The webinar will cover:

1.       Definition of software related risk and how it is eliminated or reduced to acceptable levels;

2.       Four objectives of the Software DFMEA;

3.       Software DFMEA basics;

4.       Using Software DFMEAs with Scrum.

Richard Harpster is president of Harpco Systems Inc. which he founded in 1987.  Harpco Systems specializes in providing software, training and consulting for Risked Based Product Lifecycle Management (RBPLM®).  Over the past 30 years Mr. Harpster has helped hundreds of companies implement improved risk based design and manufacturing systems in a wide variety of industries.  He is a recognized expert in the application of FMEAs and invented several new concepts including the linking of Design FMEAs to Process FMEAs in 1990 which became an automotive industry standard eighteen years later.  His latest inventions in the field of RBPLM® include Requirements Risk Assessment™ (RRA®), Usage Risk Assessment (URA™), Multiple Integrated Cause Analysis (MICA™) and Rapid Integrated Problem Solving (RIPS®).  He has published several papers on the topic of RBPLM®.

Prior to starting Harpco Systems, Richard spent 14 years at Ford Motor in a wide variety of positions including Plant Manager.  His education includes a B.S.E.E. from Penn State University, M.S.E.E from the University of Detroit and an M.B.A. from Eastern Michigan University.  He is a registered PE in the State of Michigan.

E-mail: richard.harpster@harpcosystems.com

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June Newsletter online

The June newsletter is online checkout the Newsletter section or the link below

ASQ-RRD Newsletter-June2019

 

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RMMR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION Deadline extended to 15 June 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – RMMR CONFERENCE

Come join us in celebrating 50 years of the ASQ Reliability & Risk Division!
Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk (RMMR) – the past 50 years, the next 50 years

Deadline extended to 15 June 2019

Abstracts for 25-minute presentations are welcome on topics related to the conference theme”RMMR – Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk – the past 50 years, the next 50 years”
Abstracts should be limited to 250 words and describe the “problem” and/or the topic addressed, the applied methodology, the findings and conclusions.
Be sure to include: Title – Keywords – Abstract – Name of authors and their affiliation, email and phone no.
If the submit button doesn’t work, please email the abstract to Submit Abstract

 

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ASQ RRD SERIES: Use Case 7

Use Case 7

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1354726267249324813

THU, JUN 13, 2019 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM EDT

Presenter: Adam Bahret

“Use Case 7” is a new meme being introduced. Use Case 7 is the way a customer may use your product in a manner that is way beyond anything you expect. Foreseeable only under the influence of a mind altering additive. Yet these cases tend to show themselves and need to be in scope to ensure adequate margins of safety and performance. Tune in to be a part of this unique experiential perspective.
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ASQ RRD SERIES: Systems Theoretic Process Analysis

ASQ RRD SERIES: Systems Theoretic Process Analysis

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/938043245302537741

presenter John Thomas

THU, JUN 6, 2019 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM EDT

As today’s systems are becoming increasingly complex and automated, nearly every industry has struggled to assure that their systems will operate reliably and as expected. For example, in 2008 an aircraft was destroyed during a rejected takeoff because a computer not only overrode pilot commands to slow the aircraft, but in fact increased the engine’s thrust level. In 2014, security researchers were able to use a Jeep Cherokee’s parking assist system to gain remote control of the steering wheel while driving. These and many other incidents involve individual components that each operated exactly as designed and yet the overall systems exhibited new unexpected behaviors—a phenomenon that is becoming increasingly common in modern systems.

This webinar will introduce Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA), a new systems approach for more effective design and analysis of large complex systems. The interdisciplinary approach is designed to capture often-overlooked issues such as incomplete, incorrect, or missing requirements, flawed automation, unanticipated interactions among components or subsystems, and unexpected human interactions. Although STPA can be used for safety analysis, it can also be used for other goals such as quality and security and it can be used to guide initial development efforts under design uncertainty when some of the most critical decisions are made. While STPA is relatively new, it is now being used in many industries including aviation, spacecraft, automotive, nuclear, petrochemical, and defense.

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RMMR abstracts submission Due 31th of May,2019

Submit an abstract and stand out between other Reliability professionals.

The RMMR – ‘Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk’ conference will be an excellent learning experience and a fun event recognizing the efforts of the volunteers and professionals who have brought you 50 years of excellence in reliability.

Abstracts for 25-minute presentations are welcome on topics related to the conference theme”RMMR – Reliability, Maintenance & Managing Risk – the past 50 years, the next 50 years”
Abstracts should be limited to 250 words and describe the “problem” and/or the topic addressed, the applied methodology, the findings and conclusions.
Be sure to include: Title – Keywords – Abstract – Name of authors and their affiliation, email and phone no.
If the submit button doesn’t work, please email the abstract to Submit Abstract

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RMMR Oct 15-16-17, 2019 Pre and post courses on Oct 14-18

For whom intends to visit the RMMR conference, October 15-16-17, 2019
There are some interesting courses pre and post the conference.

Monday courses October 14, 2019:
– Accelerated Testing – Problems, Mysteries and Solutions (by Jim McLinn)
– Practical Development and Application of Risk Management Frameworks (by JD Solomon)

Friday courses October 18, 2019:
– Weibull ​Analysis ​in ​the ​Real ​World (by Jim Breneman)
– Capital Asset Management / Critical Asset Strategy (by David Auda)

Link to course information

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Video: ASQ RRD SERIES: WHAT IS RELIABILITY?

On Apr 11, 2019 Terrence O’Hanlon presented “What is Reliability?”

below a link to the recorded video of the webinar.

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ASQ RRD Series: La Profesión de Confiabilidad (Reliability), tendencias

ASQ RRD Series: La Profesión de Confiabilidad (Reliability), tendencias on May 27, 2019 11:00 AM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/63283889724613388

Speaker: Norma Antunano

 

En este Webinar se comparte como las prácticas de Confiabilidad “Reliability” y de manejo de Riesgo son factores importantes independientemente del tipo de organización. La evolución tecnológica ha ido influyendo cambios en nuestros vidas a un ritmo más rápido que diez o más años atrás. Al mismo tiempo, nuestras expectativas en Confiabilidad en productos y servicios se mantienen o se han ido incrementado a como los nuevos riesgos, retos, y oportunidades se presentan en las áreas profesionales o en la vida a nivel personal. Usando aplicaciones breves, cómo las áreas cubiertas en la certificación de Ingeniera de Confiabilidad nos ayudan a analizar situaciones reales y prácticas desde la fase de diseño hasta la etapa de servicio (durante el ciclo de vida del producto o servicio) considerando los fundamentos de ciencia que soportan las áreas de confiabilidad y de manejo de riesgo, con efectividad y siendo proactivo. Independientemente si usted es nuevo a la profesión o tiene experiencia, le invitamos a identificar cual puede ser su oportunidad en avanzar la práctica soportando nuestra confiabilidad en los productos y servicios, así como en la práctica de manejar riesgo.

Biografía breve
Norma ha practicado la profesión de Calidad, ingeniería de confiabilidad, y en las áreas de negocio global por más de 20 años trabajando para Medtronic, Honeywell, Motorola, Broadcom, HP, empresas start-up, y agencias del gobierno. Ella ha sido responsable por transformaciones en los servicios IT en organizaciones Fortune 500, ejecutado y asesorado diversidad de proyectos ingenieriles y de negocio aplicando métodos de “lean six sigma”, técnicas de ingeniería de calidad y confiabilidad. Norma es Ingeniero certificado en Reliability, Software y Calidad por ASQ, Master Six Sigma Black Belt, Fellow de ASQ, y miembro del grupo IEEE desarrollando los estándares relacionados a la administración de los sistemas y recursos Cloud (Cloud Federation). Ella ha sido evaluador del programa quality.

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Slides: ASQ RRD SERIES: WHAT IS RELIABILITY?

On Apr 11, 2019 Terrence O’Hanlon presented “What is Reliability?”

below a link to the slides of the webinar, recording will be put online later.

What_is_Reliability

 

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