Quality: #atozchallenge

One of the many engineering projects I worked on in the 1980s was aimed at increasing the quality of the synthetic fibre the company produced. There were two benefits claimed for improved quality: We could reach more discerning – and, therefore, more lucrative – markets for our product, and By reducing the quantity of product that was rejected, we could significantly increase productivity. Later, whilst working for another organisation, I was part of a team introducing a concept called Total Quality Management (TQM). TQM is a philosophy based on the work of an American, Professor W.E.Deeming. An engineer and statistician, … Continue reading Quality: #atozchallenge

Don’t be Scared of Print

If you are someone who feels daunted by what you see as the difficulty of uploading a book to Amazon’s CreateSpace for print publication, don’t be. I’ve just done it for the second time and it was a lot easier than the first. Here’s why. The first time was back in the summer of 2014 and I am certain that some of the features that made it easier this time around were not present then. Like the step where, having uploaded your interior text you wait for 24 hours to receive an e-mail with a link to the converted text … Continue reading Don’t be Scared of Print