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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'ISO 8514-2', 'ISO', 'Information'

IDEF, initially abbreviation of ICAM Definition, renamed in 1999 as Integration DEFinition, refers to a family of modeling languages in the field of systems and software engineering.

Deutsch: Identifizierung / Français: Identification

In the context of quality management, identification refers to the process of defining, labeling, or marking items, materials, or products to ensure that they can be easily recognized and traced. This helps in ensuring the quality, authenticity, and accountability of these items.

Deutsch: IEC / Español: IEC / Français: IEC / Italiano: IEC

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is an international organization that develops and publishes standards related to the field of electrotechnology. The IEC is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has members in over 170 countries.

Deutsch: Imaging / Français: Imagerie
Imaging is the representation or reproduction of an object's outward form; especially a visual representation.

Deutsch: Umsetzung / Español: Implementación / Português: Implementação / Français: Mise en œuvre / Italiano: Implementazione /

Implementation in the quality management context refers to the process of putting plans, strategies, or actions into practice to achieve specific quality-related objectives. It involves the execution of systematic procedures, methodologies, and activities designed to improve or maintain the quality of products, services, processes, or systems. Implementation is a critical phase in quality management as it ensures that the intended improvements are realized and that quality standards are met consistently.

Importance in the quality management context signifies the degree of significance, relevance, or value attached to aspects related to the quality of products, services, processes, or systems within an organization. It emphasizes the critical role that quality plays in achieving business objectives, customer satisfaction, and overall success. Understanding the importance of quality management is fundamental for organizations striving to deliver consistent and superior quality while meeting compliance requirements and customer expectations.

English: Improvement / Deutsch: Verbesserung / Español: Mejora / Português: Melhoria / Français: Amélioration / Italiano: Miglioramento /

Improvement may refer to the Business process improvement.

In the context of quality management, "improvement" refers to the process of continuously enhancing the quality of products, services, and processes within an organization. Improvement is a fundamental principle of quality management, and it involves a systematic approach to identifying areas for improvement, implementing changes, and monitoring results to ensure that the desired outcomes are achieved.

Impurity in the quality management context refers to any unintended or undesirable substance or element present within a product or material. These impurities can affect the quality, safety, and performance of a product, making their control and removal essential in various industries. Managing impurities is crucial to ensure that products meet quality standards, regulatory requirements, and consumer expectations.