Articles and publications about Risk, Quality, Design & Innovation

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The Arkema Starmap Tool: A Worldwide TDC Sécurité Rollout

The Arkema Starmap Tool: A Worldwide TDC Sécurité Rollout

Arkema, the global leader in speciality materials After branching off from Total over 15 years ago, the French company Arkema is currently the leader of speciality materials with over €7.9 million in turnover and 20,000 employees. Arkema acquired Bostik in 2015,...

Block Boundary Diagrams: A Solution Using SysML?

Block Boundary Diagrams: A Solution Using SysML?

An introduction to the block boundary diagram The AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook, published in June 2019, explains how to set up a Design FMEA analysis using seven steps. Structure analysis, Step 2, depicts the architecture of the studied system with the two recommended...

Easy-to-Read and Coherent Inspection Procedures with Your FMEAs

Easy-to-Read and Coherent Inspection Procedures with Your FMEAs

Robust Manufacturing Suite helps you create easy-to-read, illustrated inspection procedures for immediate access by operators in their working languages. As expected, these inspection procedures share pertinent data with the FMEA database, control plan, work...

Parameter Diagram (P-Diagram)

Parameter Diagram (P-Diagram)

The P-Diagram is a graphic tool created before a project in addition to the product's functional analysis. The P-Diagram appears in the AIAG 4th Edition manual. In 2020, the AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook also presented this tool and proposed a variant to supplement the...

FMEA Action Plan

FMEA Action Plan

Management of FMEA action plan is the foundation of the continuous improvement process, and we have integrated it into our FMEA tool. The action plan is integrated with the same database as the FMEA charts, control plan, manufacturing flow chart, inspection...

Manufacturing Flow Chart: Keep It Coherent!

Manufacturing Flow Chart: Keep It Coherent!

Robust Manufacturing Suite has an integrated, graphic manufacturing flow chart editor to help customize your needs. As part of the FMEA tool, it shares data with the FMEA charts, control plans, inspection procedures, and FMEA action plan.The manufacturing flow chart...

ISO 14971 Risk Management Software Module

ISO 14971 Risk Management Software Module

Meant for the Regulatory Affairs, RM 14971 software is dedicated to Risk Management on Medical Device, according to EN ISO 14971: 2012 and NF EN ISO 14971: 2013, and generate automatically the Risk Management Report (Chap. 8) . An ISO 14971 Software Integrating...

FMEA: Design FMEA and Process FMEA Software

FMEA: Design FMEA and Process FMEA Software

Discover FMEA in less than four minutes!The FMEA tool that truly structures and compiles your FMEA studies!   Robust Engineering Suite module   Design, Means, and Process FMEA studies; PRA; system risks views; control plans; flow charts; workstation charts;...

The AIAG & VDA FMEA Method: Handbook and Software

The AIAG & VDA FMEA Method: Handbook and Software

A great opportunity for the automotive industry & complex systems ​The AIAG FMEA 4th Edition reference manual has been the guide used by many industries for several years now. In June 2019, the USA-based AIAG and the German VDA published a handbook with an...

Control plan / Inspection plan

Control plan / Inspection plan

  The control plan is the document that summarizes the control strategy for the Design/Process set. A good control plan is connected to the Process FMEA. It ensures zero defects for customers and aims to reduce waste. The control plan, the core of our software...

Software for Medical Devices: ISO 14971 and Design

Software for Medical Devices: ISO 14971 and Design

Manage ISO 14971 risks, CEI 62366 usability and the design of your medical devices with Medical Device Suite The modular programs in Medical Device Suite provide the following advantages to Regulatory Affairs and Design teams: Structures functional analysis,...

Robust Engineering Suite: Software for Quality in Design and Process

Robust Engineering Suite: Software for Quality in Design and Process

Knowllence’s methodological software TDC Suite is now known as Robust Engineering Suite. This suite addresses the “methodological” angle of design programs with functional analyses, FMEAs, and fault trees. It integrates a collaborative database that centralizes and...

Process FMEA Tool, Control Plan, and Flow Chart Software

Process FMEA Tool, Control Plan, and Flow Chart Software

  An FMEA tool for quality in manufacturing Centralize your Process FMEAs, flow charts, control plans, inspection procedures, work instructions, and workstation charts in the same database Control quality by focusing on risk management and monitoring of actions rather...

How can you achieve ISO 26262 compliance?

How can you achieve ISO 26262 compliance?

ISO 26262 is based largely on IEC 61508. Updated in 2018, the standard addresses safety in onboard electrical and electronic systems for road vehicles. Complying with ISO 26262 means setting up a process related to ensuring quality (or ensuring safety) and a safety...

Company Action Plan and Workflow: Action Facilitator

Company Action Plan and Workflow: Action Facilitator

Action Facilitator is a plug-in for the Knowllence software suites that can be activated with any modules you currently use. Why should you use a company action plan in addition to the Knowllence suites? Through their different modules, the Knowllence software suites...

Special or Key Characteristics

Special or Key Characteristics

Our FMEA tool helps you manage the control of your special characteristics (or key characteristics) in an optimized, pertinent fashion throughout the entire design and manufacturing processes. Special characteristics are used extensively in the automotive sector as...

How to ensure consistency between ISO 26262 and AIAG-VDA FMEA?

How to ensure consistency between ISO 26262 and AIAG-VDA FMEA?

Discover the new module Functional Safety with ISO 26262 by Knowllence (Free webinar)To be scheduled!How to ensure consistency between ISO 26262 and the 7 steps recommended by the AIAG VDA for FMEA? Over the decades, automotive industry has become more reliable and...

HOW TO PRIORITIZE YOUR FMEA?

HOW TO PRIORITIZE YOUR FMEA?

  As a part of our partnership with EURO-SYMBIOSE, the FMEA experts of our two companies worked together in order to warrant you a common understanding of the new AIAG-VDA handbook and to synchronize our best practices. The FMEA software by Knowllence is...

Discover the web version of FMEA software!

Discover the web version of FMEA software!

Continue your FMEA studies with a simple web browser! The new FMEA software interface is accessible by Chrome, Firefox or Edge.Give us 30 minutes to discover this web extension to Robust Engineering / Manufacturing SuiteTo be scheduled!Demonstration of our web-based...

Discover our AIAG-VDA FMEA Software (webinar)

Discover our AIAG-VDA FMEA Software (webinar)

Discover the analysis and explanation for the newest harmonization for FMEAs and complex quality systems in the automotive industry by Knowllence through our webinar. AIAG-VDA software for Design FMEA:How can you leverage on FMEA to increase your productivity?...

Bassetti China with Knowllence to 3rd FMEA Forum China 2019

Bassetti China with Knowllence to 3rd FMEA Forum China 2019

The synergy between Knowllence and Bassetti China is one more time effective! From 6th-7th of November, BASSETTI as one of the sponsors of this event is delighted to give a speech about "FMEA Software solution compliant with the new AIAG & VDA Standard". Thomas,...

Come and meet us at 3rd Forum FMEA Shanghai, China !

Come and meet us at 3rd Forum FMEA Shanghai, China !

FMEA for "Trouble Free Innovations"   Forum FMEA Shanghai, China - November, 6/7 2019      Meet our Team on our booth ! We will present you the AIAG-VDA version of our FMEA software on our Bassetti Group booth, and during a conference .FMEA FORUM CHINA...

New FMEA software compatible AIAG VDA

New FMEA software compatible AIAG VDA

FMEA Webinar with BASSETTI ChinaOn June 18, BASSETTI China, with the help of Knowllence, organized a webinar in China to help companies improve their FMEA process with the new software compliant with the AIAG VDA repository.With more than 25 years of experience and...

Diehl recommends FMEA software!

Diehl recommends FMEA software!

Located in Besançon, DIEHL AUGÉ DÉCOUPAGE is recognized for the development, cutting and over moulding of precision parts and for its control of multi-functional parts of metal and plastic. The proposed solutions are internationally successful in...

Knowllence at INTEC 2019, Leipzig, Germany

Knowllence at INTEC 2019, Leipzig, Germany

Come and meet us (5-8 february): Knowllence will be present at the Arsi-Q stand, our German partner Halle 5, Stand D06. Mr Karl Wöll and Mr Mathias Silvant will be at your disposal for any question concerning our FMEA and Teexma software.

Teexma Quality: the answer to Quality expectations

Teexma Quality: the answer to Quality expectations

Non-compliances, 8D, QRQC, Audit, Feedback Teexma Quality The quality approach within a company constitutes an important stake. It enables to demonstrate that at all your organisation levels, the implied actors follow formalised and clear tasks and that...

Demonstration of Process FMEA Software

Demonstration of Process FMEA Software

Give us 30 minutes of your time to discover our FMEA Software : Pilot your quality in manufacturing! Operate Process FMEA, control plan, control ranges, work instructions and synoptic within one single database... and perform continual improvement. Specialist of the...

New AIAG VDA FMEA Handbook: opportunities?

New AIAG VDA FMEA Handbook: opportunities?

What are the opportunities for automotive and complex systems? On June 3rd, 2019, AIAG and VDA has officially published the new harmonised approach for the FMEA deployment. Discover the analysis and explanations by Knowllence through 2...

Faurecia: FMEA and complex projects

Faurecia: FMEA and complex projects

Organisation and management at global level In October 2017, during our Users Club, Mr. Lenoir did us the honour to present the « organisational » aspect of Quality and FMEA at Faurecia. He explained how its division is prepared to exploit in particular the Knowllence...

Faurecia / FMEA and SPC: R&D communication and factories

Faurecia / FMEA and SPC: R&D communication and factories

Faurecia Mechanisms has been using interfacing between FMEA and SPC software for many years. In October 2017, Mr. Graindorge from Faurecia did us the honour to testify during our Users Club. He is one of the Key Users of our FMEA software; he is...

VDA FMEA Software (German standard)

VDA FMEA Software (German standard)

    This software module was compliant with the German standard VDA 4 FMEA studies We have stopped the sales to new customers, waiting the FMEA AIAG VDA Alignment, in 2018. It is of course always supported for existing Clients.     Achieve VDA...

Reverse FMEA Training

Reverse FMEA Training

The trainer team of Knowllence provides for many years training on FMEA Methods (AIAG, VDA, Design, Process). Reverse FMEA is a recent approach to lead your FMEA studies in the plant, as close as possible to the manufacturing process. Why a Reverse FMEA Training :...

Not Fond of FMEA? Start with Control Plan!

Not Fond of FMEA? Start with Control Plan!

We can't really say that FMEAs are very loved by some teams... If you don't have fans of FMEAs... There are ways to work around the problem!Some companies have not yet implemented preventive analyses of their manufacturing operations. Some people openly declare...

Faurecia Mechanisms Optimises All Its Industrialisation Management

Faurecia Mechanisms Optimises All Its Industrialisation Management

Faurecia Mechanisms centralises all the FMEA data - Control Plan, special characteristics and work instructions - within our FMEA Software Robust Manufacturing Suite. These data are also shared with the SPC Sesame software by Zylia Tech: it results in considerable...

Preliminary Audit Prior to the Informatisation of your FMEAs

Preliminary Audit Prior to the Informatisation of your FMEAs

Audit:Optimise your information system (FMEA and Quality in production) thanks to an audit carried out by Knowllence!Knowllence's team of consultants-trainers has a lot of expertise in carrying out audits of company's current functioning in terms of studies FMEA...

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HACCP Software : Implementing and Respecting the HACCP Methodology

HACCP Software : Implementing and Respecting the HACCP Methodology

HACCP Software By Knowllence: Manage ISO 22000 Risks! Helps for the HACCP Risk Management Knowllence HACCP software helps implementing and respecting the HACCP methodology It suggests carrying out a tree of the operations to analyse and a process modelization diagram,...

FTA Software for Fault Tree Analysis

FTA Software for Fault Tree Analysis

A fault tree analysis software ensuring reliable calculations and faithful methodological links Fault tree publisher and quantification thanks to a calculation engine™ Easy first use of the fault tree publisher with FTA Software Our FTA software offers a user-friendly...

FAURECIA has chosen our software for FMEAs

FAURECIA has chosen our software for FMEAs

  Knowllence is delighted to announce that we have been chosen to support FAURECIA in its use of the software Suite for functional analysis, PRA , process / design FMEA and fault trees.   Knowllence – specialized in the integration of software and service...

Conference at the CSVA – Canadian Society of Value Analysis

Conference at the CSVA – Canadian Society of Value Analysis

  Integrated Computerized Tools to Efficiently Manage the Development of New Products Montreal on November 19th and 20th, 2007 Knowllence America will give a speech : Integrated Computerized Tools to Efficiently Manage the Development of New Products" This CSVA...

TDC Process FMEA becomes Robust Manufacturing Suite

TDC Process FMEA becomes Robust Manufacturing Suite

Robust Manufacturing Suite is the new name of our TDC Process FMEA software, because it does much more than just Process FMEA studies! Software Solution for Quality in Manufacturing: Involve all teams in a motivating making up of lean management and FMEA methodology...

Need, Software for Functional Analysis of Needs and Value Management

Need, Software for Functional Analysis of Needs and Value Management

Capture the requirements, structure and capitalize the Functional Analysis of Needs Value Management, EN 1325-1 and French NF X 50-151, APTE® method A formalized and standardized approach for Functional Analysis of Needs TDC Need software helps you express your right...

Schneider Electric: design using Knowllence Software

Schneider Electric: design using Knowllence Software

Jean-François Prevéraud granted us the privilege to draft a report of the day, in the Industrie & Technologies newsletter, dated Thursday May 15th Schneider Electric Group just achieved a tremendous amount of unification and arranging work of its design approach....

Software for Enterprise Risk Management (ISO 9001:2015, ONR 49000)

Software for Enterprise Risk Management (ISO 9001:2015, ONR 49000)

Map your business risks and manage your action plansThe 2015 version of ISO 9001 and 14001 as well as the 2016 versions of IATF 16949 and EN 9100 explicitly introduce the notion of "risks related to threats and opportunities." Control through risk management ensures...

FMEA Software Used by Plastic Omnium: a Major Asset!

FMEA Software Used by Plastic Omnium: a Major Asset!

Plastic Omnium has been using our TDC FMEA software solution for years (now Robust Manufacturing Suite).FMEA is a very powerful preventive tool, contributing to the continuous Quality improvement. This tool has proved successful with concrete achieved results on our...

Consulting for Functional Analysis in The Have-it  European Project

Consulting for Functional Analysis in The Have-it European Project

Knowllence partner of the European project "Have-it" HAVEit (Highly Automated VEhicle for intelligent transport) is a project supported by the European research. This is a project that brings together numerous partners from different countries, mainly from the fields...

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