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We offer courses for product design engineers. Our website is also educational: podcast, blog, videos and more dedicated to sharing resources, practical advice, and problem-solving techniques for quality thinking throughout the design cycle.

"Dianna Deeney has launched a podcast that focuses on both the need and the 'how to' include quality and reliability in your design. Both entertaining and thoughtful, the shows are well done and worth subscribing." — Fred Schenkelberg at Accendo Reliability

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The DFE Part of DFX (Design For Environment and eXcellence)

By Dianna | 15 Feb 2022

Design for Environment and Design for Disassembly are concepts that product design engineers can adopt for benefits beyond reducing waste and can be a quality measure.

Changes for Quality

By Dianna | 18 Jan 2022

There are shifts in businesses that are prompting changes for Quality. What does this mean for the quality professional?


The Way We Test Matters

By Dianna | 15 Dec 2021

When our products don’t work in their intended use environments, or we’re starting to see field failures happen, we could look to bad product from producers or incorrect requirements or specifications. Or, maybe how testing was performed didn’t match up with the use environment. Our product requirements might be right, but our test requirements might…

Want to know how I think about Quality during Design?

Read my take:

applying quality thinking during the design process to get the best designs

is like

 pruning a fruit tree as it grows to get the best fruit