Status quo is the enemy of quality assurance. ISO, AIAG, and IATF all require continuous improvement as a component of quality management systems. Still, it is a struggle to provide the ROI so company management can approve a quality capital expenditure. This is why it is vital that quality departments make room for quality improvements.
The room must be made in the schedule, the budget, and in the physical layout of the quality labs for continuous improvement. This article hopes to provide simple tips to help in this quest.