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by Bob Latino

November 11, 2021

Is the 5-Ys a Valid RCA Tool for Significant Events?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is the 5-Ys a Valid RCA Tool for Significant Events?  I think that 5-year olds had a lock on 5Y’s well before it became a
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by Bob Latino

October 28, 2021

Root Cause Analysis Without Verification is Conventional Wisdom

Reading Time: 5 minutes Root cause analyses are done every day all over the world. Organizations do root cause analysis because it is good business. From an explosion in
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by Bob Latino

July 22, 2021

How Solving This Problem At It’s Root Saved This Company $1.15 Million

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Problem:  “We had experienced nine catastrophic failures of our lance carriage assemblies in the Basic Oxygen Furnaces (BOF) at an approximate cost of $250,000
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by Bob Latino

June 16, 2021

Chronic Failure Cost Calculator RCA (5min Video)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Try this easy to use calculator to see how much money is spent on Chronic Failures. Learn what is costing you the most then fix
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by Bob Latino

May 20, 2021

Solving Chronic Failure (Video From The Vault)

Reading Time: < 1 minute When is an RCA Typically Done? What about the Chronic Failures? Learn in this “Video From The Vault” how PROACT RCA works on Chronic Failures
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by Bob Latino

May 6, 2021

What is RCA? (Tools VS Methodologies)

Reading Time: 4 minutes If we have heard it once, we have heard it a million times – “let’s do an RCA on that failure”. The problem here is that
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by Bob Latino

April 28, 2021

Is 5-Ys A Valid RCA Tool For Significant Events? (1min Guide)

Reading Time: 2 minutes I think that 5-year olds had a lock on 5Y’s well before it became a ‘named problem solving tool’. How many times have our kids
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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

October 15, 2020

Logic Tree Basics: Complete Guide Constructing a Logic Tree

Reading Time: 9 minutes Note: Everyone has their own way to use cause-and-effect logic trees and we use the PROACT RCA Methodology that we teach in our root cause
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