Joe Sorrentino

For more than 30 years, Joseph Sorrentino has been instrumental in implementing successful quality management systems for commercial companies and government agencies throughout the United States. His clients have included The Boeing Company, Allied Signal/Honeywell, the United States Army Corp of Engineers and the Unites States Navy.

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Configuration Management, Who Needs It?

Configuration Management is the foundation of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM), which has been adopted by many organizations worldwide, primarily those involved in the development of software applications. Recently, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), specifically the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, hired the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at

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Medical Material Quality Advances – Will PEEK be implanted in you?

Medical material quality advances have been taking hold of the medical device and plastics injection mold business. Plastics come in many shapes and forms and are used from children’s toys to Space Craft. I was first was introduced to plastics in the 1960’s, when I was working on the repair and overhaul of nuclear powered submarines.

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Quality Assurance – Your Foundation for Success

Did you know that we have a YouTube channel dedicated to Quality Assurance?  Here is an introduction to the foundation of Quality Assurance, by your instructor ISO Joe.  Joe presented this introduction at the ASQ International Conference in 2012. Check out our YouTube channel for more videos today! And now, the foundation of Quality Assurance!

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What is Outsourcing?

Outsourcing is the practice of handing over control of Product and/or Services to another organization. The concept “outsourcing” dates back to at least 1981. The most important part of outsourcing is always remember you are responsible for the actions and quality of your outside suppliers. Every time you turn control of your product and/or service

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Counterfeit Parts – What you need to know

Counterfeit parts have a direct influence on Safety, Risk, and Configuration Management. The last line of defense to identify Counterfeit Products addressed in the AS9100:2016 Section 8.1 and Is Project Management, sometimes referred to as “Advanced Product Quality Planning”. Having experience in the detection and disposition of Counterfeit Products from 1964 to present I

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