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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Technology', 'Temperature', 'Telecommunication'

Deutsch: Technik / Español: Tecnologia / Português: Tecnologia / Français: Technologie / Italiano: Tecnologia
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a pre-existing solution to a problem, achieve a goal, handle an applied input/output relation or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, including machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures..

Deutsch: Telekommunikation / Español: Telecomunicación / Português: Telecomunicação / Français: Télécommunication / Italiano: Telecomunicazioni /

Telecommunication in the context of quality management refers to the transmission and reception of information, data, or signals over a distance using electronic or electrical systems. It encompasses various technologies and methods that enable the exchange of information between individuals, organizations, or devices, and it plays a crucial role in ensuring effective communication within and between businesses and across industries.

Deutsch: Temperatur / Español: Temperatura / Português: Temperatura / Français: Température / Italiano: Temperatura /

Temperature is a physical property of matter that quantitatively expresses hot and cold. It is the manifestation of thermal energy, present in all matter, which is the source of the occurrence of heat, a flow of energy, when a body is in contact with another that is colder.

Deutsch: Spannung / Español: Tensión / Português: Tensão / Français: Tension / Italiano: Tensione /

Tension in the context of quality management typically refers to the stress or strain arising within an organization's processes, teams, or between different quality objectives. This can occur when there are competing priorities, limited resources, or discrepancies between expected and actual quality outcomes. Managing tension effectively is crucial for maintaining a productive work environment and achieving continuous improvement in quality management systems (QMS).

Deutsch: Endpunkt / Español: Terminal / Português: Terminal / Français: Terminal / Italiano: Terminale

Terminal in the context of quality management refers to a final point or stage in a process where outputs are evaluated for compliance with quality standards. This term is often used to describe a critical juncture where the quality of a product or service is assessed before it reaches the end-user or customer.

Deutsch: Terminologie / Español: Terminología / Português: Terminologia / Français: Terminologie / Italiano: Terminologia
Terminology is the study of terms and their use. Terms are words and compound words that in specific contexts are given specific meanings, meanings that may deviate from the meaning the same words have in other contexts and in everyday language.

Deutsch: Prüfung und Inspektion / Español: Pruebas e inspección / Português: Testes e inspeção / Français: Tests et inspections / Italiano: Test e ispezioni

Testing and Inspection in the quality management context refer to the systematic processes used to evaluate the characteristics, performance, or reliability of products, components, materials, or systems against defined standards, specifications, or criteria. These activities are essential for ensuring that products or services meet quality requirements before they reach the customer. Testing involves conducting experiments or evaluations under controlled conditions to identify defects, measure performance, and verify compliance with quality standards. Inspection, on the other hand, is the process of visually or manually examining products, processes, or systems to check for conformity, integrity, and adherence to standards.

Deutsch: Textur / Español: Textura / Português: Textura / Français: Texture / Italiano: Texture

Texture in the context of quality management refers to the surface characteristics and feel of a product that can be assessed through touch or visual examination. It is an important attribute in various industries, including manufacturing, food, textiles, and construction, as it affects both the functional properties and the customer perception of quality.