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by Bob Latino

March 11, 2021

EasyRCA: A Consultant’s Review

Reading Time: 4 minutes Recently, most of our concerns stem around getting stuff done faster but wanting the same quality result. For instance, when loading a web page, we
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by Bob Latino

March 4, 2021

Defect Elimination 101

Reading Time: 8 minutes In recent years, “Defect Elimination” has become a hot topic in the reliability world. But what exactly does defect elimination mean? How does it differ
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by Bob Latino

February 25, 2021

What Does RCA Mean To You?

Reading Time: 6 minutes We have all heard the term Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and we all likely interpret its meaning in a different fashion.  This is the primary
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by Bob Latino

February 18, 2021

A Beginners Guide To RCA – Root Cause Analysis (2021)

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is Root Cause Analysis? When issues arise within a company, there are a number of ways to problem solve. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is
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by Bob Latino

February 11, 2021

Top 5 Keys to a Proactive RCA Culture Shift…

Reading Time: 4 minutes RCA’s are traditionally viewed as ‘hindsight’ (reactive) analysis… But what about the chronic failures (that happen daily), the near-misses and the unacceptable risks (identified using
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by Bob Latino

February 4, 2021

Reliability Certified Affiliate Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes In order to maximize the impact and objectives of Reliability Center Inc. worldwide, we are now publicly offering our Affiliate Program to new applicants! Our
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by Bob Latino

January 28, 2021

The Anatomy of a ‘Failure’

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where does ‘failure’ come from? Why do some things not go as we planned? When bad things happen, at that time, it can be chaotic
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by Bob Latino

January 21, 2021

EasyRCA Continues To Grow Its Features, Customer Base, & Strategic Partnerships.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our newest software offering, EasyRCA, continues to grow with both an increasing user base as well as with strategic partnerships. One example is a partnership
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by Bob Latino

January 14, 2021

RCA Principal Analysts vs Subject Matter Experts: What’s the Difference?

Reading Time: 11 minutes Abstract: An undesirable event occurs (fancy term for unexpected failure) a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is triggered. This usually means what occurred is a severe
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by Bob Latino

January 7, 2021

‘Facebook’ Maintenance & Reliability: The Illusion of Performance

Reading Time: 10 minutes Abstract: I used to be on Facebook many years ago in an effort to keep up with old friends. However, I began to realize the
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by Bob Latino

December 17, 2020

Chronic Failures: Treasures in Plain Sight

Reading Time: 6 minutes Chronic Failures = Hidden Treasures When we look at the widely used and misunderstood tool of Root Cause Analysis (RCA), we should reflect its interpretation
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by Bob Latino

December 10, 2020

Is the Human Being Really an “Asset”?

Reading Time: 3 minutes We often hear our organizations referring to their workforce as their greatest ‘asset’. But are they really? Let’s first define ‘asset’ from a financial perspective:
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