- The Quality Portal
A portal site with Quality-related acronyms, a glossary, lists, links, educational programs, topical briefs, vendor lists and business links. Site also has Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) forms that can filled and saved online.
- Taguchi's Loss Function
Taguchi's Loss Function is a method of measuring quality central to Taguchi's approach to design. It establishes a financial measure of the user dissatisfaction with a product's performance as it deviates from a target value. Thus, both average performance and variation are critical measures of quality.