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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Standard', 'System', 'Safety'

Deutsch: Silber / Español: Plata / Português: Prata / Français: Argent / Italiano: Argento

Silver in the context of quality management refers to the processes and standards involved in ensuring the quality and purity of silver used in various products and industries. This involves meticulous quality control and assurance practices to maintain the desired standards for silver's physical and chemical properties, ensuring its suitability for different applications.

Deutsch: Simulation / Español: Simulación / Português: Simulação / Français: Simulation / Italiano: Simulazione

In the quality management context, simulation refers to the use of models and computer programs to replicate a process or system in order to predict outcomes, assess risks, and improve the understanding of potential quality issues before they occur in real-world operations. Simulation allows organizations to test changes, optimize processes, and evaluate the effectiveness of quality management strategies without the cost and risk associated with physical trials.

Deutsch: Situation / Español: Situación / Português: Situação / Français: Situation / Italiano: Situazione

In the quality management context, Situation refers to the specific set of circumstances, conditions, or factors that impact the quality of processes, products, or services within an organization. Understanding and managing the situation effectively is crucial for maintaining high-quality standards, achieving customer satisfaction, and ensuring continuous improvement. Situations can vary widely, from internal operational challenges to external market changes, and require a tailored approach to address effectively.

Deutsch: Sechs Sigma / Español: Seis Sigma / Português: Seis Sigma / Français: Six Sigma / Italiano: Sei Sigma /

Six Sigma refers to a process-focused methodology designed to improve business performance through improving specific areas of a strategic business processes.

Deutsch: Glätte / Español: Suavidad / Português: Suavidade / Français: Lissé / Italiano: Levigatezza

In the context of quality management, smoothness refers to the surface quality or finish of a product, characterized by the absence of roughness or irregularities. It is a crucial attribute in many industries, impacting both the aesthetic appeal and functional performance of products. Managing smoothness involves measuring and controlling surface imperfections to ensure products meet specified quality standards and customer expectations.

Deutsch: SNI / Português: SNI / Français: SNI / Italiano: SNI
SNI may refer to Swedish Standard Industrial Classification or the Standar Nasional Indonesia.

In the quality management context, the SNV (Swiss Association for Standardization), known as "Schweizerische Normen-Vereinigung" in German, plays a significant role in developing and promoting standards to ensure quality, efficiency, and safety in various industries within Switzerland and internationally. The SNV is involved in the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of standards that facilitate international trade, improve product quality, enhance environmental and consumer protection, and promote innovation.

Deutsch: Software / Español: Software / Português: Software / Français: Logiciel / Italiano: Software /

In the quality management context, software refers to computer programs and applications that are designed to perform specific tasks or functions. As software has become increasingly ubiquitous in modern business and industry, ensuring the quality of software has become a critical component of quality management..