Posts by Oakland

John Oakland speaks at MasterControl conference in Vienna

John is  speaking at the seventh annual Masters Conference on 10 May in Vienna.  MasterControl  is an enterprise quality management systems used in the Life Sciences sector. The event for MasterControl users in Europe brings together MasterControl users, engineers and industry experts for two full days of learning, networking and fun. John’s speech takes his […]

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Qualsys user group event

We were recently invited by our good friends at Qualsys to present at their April user group meeting.  Qualsys, based in Sheffield, are providers of  robust EQMS (electronic quality management systems) to support companies to comply with regulatory and quality standards. Leading organisations from a wide range of business sectors such as food & drink, pharmaceuticals, medical […]


Andy Crossley gets 5 minutes of fame with Quality World

Our colleague, Andy Crossley, was interviewed recently by Quality World Magazine. The Magazine is published by The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), one of the leading professional organisation supporting the subject of Quality.  Andy is a Next Generation Network ambassador for the CQI – responsible for promoting the quality profession to the younger members of the […]


Is the smart metering programme set up to fail?

The  SMART Meter 2020 programme represents a significant challenge for the UK Energy Supply  Market. The long-term benefits are still being understood.  SMART Meters could transform the way customers use energy, how they are supplied and on what tariff terms.  In the short-term, programmes are dominated by the technical and logistical challenge of fitting millions […]


John Oakland publishes new book for the construction sector

John and his co-author Marton Marosszeky have recently published Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery. The coming together of lean and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly. Managers need to understand these changes and […]